Dr. Daniel Choi

Long Island Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Daniel Choi graduated with honors from Northwestern University Feinberg
School of Medicine before completing his orthopaedic surgery residency at Rutgers University. He then completed a combined neurosurgical and orthopaedic fellowship in minimally invasive spine surgery at Harvard Medical School.

After working at a highly regarded Long Island practice for the past several years and successfully treating thousands of patients, Dr. Choi branched out on his own and opened Spine Medicine & Surgery of Long Island. At his modern practice, he takes a high-tech approach and prioritizes patient experience, satisfaction and comfort.

When Dr. Choi is not busy treating patients, he serves on faculty at the Zucker/Northwell School of Medicine as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the medical school admissions committee.

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September 16, 2022

The 5 Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain, According to a Top Long Island Spine Specialist

Got low back pain? You and everyone else! As a spinal clinic in Nassau and Suffolk County, we frequently have patients coming to us with lower back pain. But even though it’s a very common source of discomfort, it’s a nebulous…
Case Study
July 18, 2022

Case Study: A Minimally Invasive Approach to Treating Disc Herniation in the Cervical Spine

The Patient Kristen is a 35-year-old nurse and mom of two young children. For several years, she had debilitating pain in her neck that radiated down her arms, severe muscle spasms, numbness in her fingertips and a burning sensation across…
Ultimate Guide to Spinal Decompression SurgeryBlog
July 14, 2022

The Ultimate Guide to Spinal Decompression Surgery

If you have back or neck pain that won’t let up, even after trying non-invasive pain relief methods, you might be suffering from spinal cord compression. This refers to any spinal condition that puts pressure on, or compresses, the spinal…
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April 22, 2022

6 Exciting Advances in Spine Surgery

  At Spine Medicine & Surgery of Long Island, we’re self-proclaimed spine nerds. We’re always looking ahead at the latest developments in the world of spinal surgery to keep our practice at the cutting edge of our field. That’s partly…
Dr. Daniel Choi - SurgeonBlog
March 16, 2022

What Type of Training Does an Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Have?

Dr. Daniel E. Choi is a Harvard-trained spine surgeon If you’ve been told you need to undergo spine surgery, chances are you’re feeling a lot of different emotions. It’s exciting to look ahead to a life free from pain, but…
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January 24, 2022

Can a Herniated Disc Heal On Its Own?

Can a Herniated Disc Heal On Its Own?   So you’ve recently been diagnosed with a herniated disc. First of all, we feel for you. At Spine Medicine & Surgery of Long Island, we know all too well how painful and…