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Cutting-Edge Lower Back Pain Treatment on Long Island

*Spine Medicine & Surgery of Long Island is not in-network with insurance providers. However, we will work with most insurance plans.

Meet Dr. Choi

You Deserve Expert Care from a Top Long Island Back Surgeon

Does lower back pain interrupt your day? Getting through a shift on your feet, bending down or lifting at work, sitting at a desk for hours…all of these seemingly simple tasks can be extremely challenging when you have chronic lower back pain. The fact that it’s common and a leading cause of lost work days, doesn’t make it any less debilitating to live with. But you might be wondering, “Who should I consult for back pain?” The answer is to start with a spine specialist.

At Spine Medicine & Surgery of Long Island, Dr. Daniel Choi and his team offer leading-edge spine care for patients with a range of lumbar spine conditions. While Dr. Choi is a Harvard-trained, board-certified orthopaedic spine surgeon, he’s approachable and caring (just check out his YouTube channel). At his boutique practice, he listens to your concerns and needs with an open mind. Dr. Choi takes a conservative approach and thanks to advances in the field, he helps the majority of patients achieve relief without surgery.

In cases where lower back surgery is necessary, Dr. Choi specializes in state-of-the-art, minimally invasive spine surgery. With tools like 3D treatment planning, surgical instruments that transmit their exact location, an ultrasonic scalpel that bypasses soft tissues and CT-guided navigation, we’re able to minimize the risks and preserve more of your mobility. Let’s help you reclaim the life and career you remember.

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Meet Dr. Choi

Long Island spine specialist Dr. Daniel E. Choi is a board-certified, minimally invasive spine surgeon. He graduated with honors from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine before completing his orthopaedic surgery residency at Rutgers University. Dr. Choi 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 isn’t 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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Patient-Centered, High-Tech Care

Spine Fusion

If conservative treatments fail, spinal fusion can be performed to relieve chronic back pain.

decompressive surgery

Decompressive surgical procedures target symptoms caused by pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots.

Spine Cord Stimula

Complex procedures are performed using ultrasonic tools for incredibly accurate surgical cuts. Dr. Choi uses this advanced tool which protects tissue, enhances safety, and leads to less post-operative pain.

Laser Spine Surgery

Dr. Choi is one of a select group of specialists qualified to perform robotic spine surgery on Long Island. With this minimally invasive alternative to open back surgery, you’ll benefit from better outcomes and an easier recovery.

Computer Guide

Using computer-guided navigation, we can plan and perform your procedure in a way that’s safer, easier and more precise than traditional surgery.

Disc Replacement

During total disc replacement surgery, a problematic disc is replaced with an artificial device. The approach alleviates pain without compromising function or mobility.


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4155 Veterans Memorial Hwy #10
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

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700 Stewart Ave, Suite 203
Garden City, NY 11530