Expert Care to Get You Moving

At Catholic Health, we know that orthopedic injuries disrupt your daily life. Our board-certified orthopedic surgeons across Long Island offer the latest, most advanced surgical procedures to get you on the move again and back to doing what you enjoy.

We offer a full spectrum of care for ankle and foot, hand and wrist, hip and knee, shoulder and spine. Our orthopedic specialists are experts in surgically treating injuries, including fractures, trauma and sports-related, as well as orthopedic conditions and disorders.

We offer minimally invasive surgical procedures, like robotic surgery, that results in less pain and discomfort as well as shorter hospital stays and improved recovery time. Some procedures are ambulatory and same-day.

St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® is ranked one of the best hospitals in the nation for orthopedics.

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Treatments & Services

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Catholic Health orthopedic surgeons use the latest techniques to treat ankle and foot conditions.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Ankle instability
  • Arthritis
  • Bunions
  • Cartilage disorders
  • Claw toe
  • Flat feet
  • Fractures
  • Heel pain
  • High arches
  • Lisfranc (midfoot) fractures
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendon injuries

Surgical procedures we offer include:

  • Achilles repair
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle/foot fusions
  • Bunion surgery
  • Cartilage salvage and replacement
  • Fracture repair
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Reconstruction
  • Total ankle replacement

Catholic Health orthopedic surgeons use the most innovative procedures to treat hand and wrist problems. We offer a full range of orthopedic procedures—from complex joint reconstructions on the elbow, forearm, wrists, hands and fingers to minimally invasive techniques for common conditions.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Compression neuropathies
  • Fractures
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Tendon injuries
  • Tumors

Catholic Health uses the latest techniques for knee and hip replacement surgery, including minimally invasive surgery and guided navigation surgery.

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    Procedures include: 

    • Arthroscopy (minimally invasive procedure to diagnose and treat joint problems)
    • Partial replacements
    • Total replacements
    • Resurfacing

    St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® (Roslyn, NY) is one of the few hospitals in New York State to offer:

    • Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI)—repairs articular cartilage defects of the knee
    • Matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implantation (MACI)—repairs damaged articular cartilage in the knee using cartilage cells harvested arthroscopically from the patient

    St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® and St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY) are leaders in revision joint replacement and use the latest techniques in:

    • Adult reconstruction, including unicompartmental knee replacement
    • Anterior hip replacement
    • Gender specific knee replacement
    • Robotic knee replacement

    Catholic Health trauma surgeons are experts in treating complicated fractures using minimally invasive techniques. Fracture expertise includes:

    • Foot and ankle
    • Hand
    • Pelvic and hip
    • Upper extremity—wrist, forearm, elbow, upper arm and shoulder

    All Catholic Health emergency departments provide care for emergency fractures.

    St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® (Roslyn, NY) has a 24-hour emergency fracture service if you, or someone you know, suffers an emergency involving bone fracture.

    Call 833-736-7846 (833-SF-ORTHO).

    The Geriatric Fx Program at Good Samaritan Hospital (West Islip, NY) is the only one in the region and has premier certification from the International Geriatric Fracture Society. The program provides fracture care for the geriatric population, 65 years of age and older, who are hospitalized after sustaining fractures after a fall from standing height (fragility fractures). The goal is to reduce severe, early complications and some of the long-term disabilities associated with fragility fractures.

    Our pediatric orthopedists are experts in the pediatric musculoskeletal system and are trained to help prevent abnormal development in young patients who have sustained a fracture. 

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    Catholic Health spine experts treat spine, neck and back pain using minimally invasive procedures whenever possible.

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      Conditions we treat include:

      • Congenital deformities
      • Disc and nerve injuries
      • Fractures
      • Soft tissue injuries
      • Spinal column and spinal cord issues

      Catholic Health orthopedic specialists treat shoulder pain, injuries and chronic conditions.

      Conditions we treat include:

      • Dislocation
      • Frozen shoulder
      • Loose bodies
      • Rotator cuff tears
      • Tendonitis

      Surgical procedures we perform include:

      • Shoulder arthroscopy
      • Shoulder labrum surgery
      • Shoulder replacement

      Catholic Health sports medicine physicians are skilled at treating sports-related injuries. We care for every level of athlete, from high school students to recreational athletes to professional athletes.

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      • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
      • Arthroscopy of hip, knee and shoulder (minimally invasive procedure to diagnose and treat joint problems)
      • Articular cartilage repair and reconstruction
      • Meniscus surgery
      • Rotator cuff repair
      • Shoulder labrum surgery

      Clinical Excellence at Catholic Health

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      Orthopedic Surgery Locations

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      Roslyn, NY Hospital Heart Center

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      Port Jefferson, NY Hospital

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      Good Samaritan University Hospital

      West Islip, NY Hospital

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      Mercy Hospital

      Rockville Centre, NY Hospital

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      St. Catherine of Siena Hospital

      Smithtown, NY Hospital

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      St. Joseph Hospital

      Bethpage, NY Hospital