Orthopedic Spine Surgery: Thomas J. Dowling, Jr., MD

Founding partner of Long Island Spine Specialists, Thomas J. Dowling, Jr., MD, is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive orthopedic and neurosurgical fellowship training and experience in spinal disorders. He is known for his perseverance in helping to relieve patients' discomfort using either nonoperative methods or surgical treatment. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for CHS and the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Dowling holds appointments in health care and community organizations, including section chief of spine surgery. He lectures both nationally and internationally. 

Undergraduate: Boston University
Medical School: Boston University
Internship: General Surgery, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset
Residency: Orthopedic, SUNY Stony Brook
Fellowship: Neurosurgical Spine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset; Orthopedic Spine, Toronto General Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto

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