Long Island Spine Specialists, P.C.

West Islip Office

Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Interventional Pain Medicine · 10 Providers

Average Rating of all Office Providers

Office Providers

Dr. Arjang Abbasi, DO

Dr. Arjang Abbasi, DO

Interventional Pain Medicine

Dr. Sushil Basra, MD

Dr. Sushil Basra, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Dr. Hargovind Dewal, MD

Dr. Hargovind Dewal, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Dr. Thomas Dowling Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Dowling Jr, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Dr. Christopher Frendo, DO

Dr. Christopher Frendo, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgery


Office Provider Reviews


based on the average of 281 provider reviews for Long Island Spine Specialists, P.C.

Review of Dr. Basra


Wonderful surgeon and human being. Dr. Basra preformed surgery on my back. Before my surgery the pain was unimaginable. He took great care and I am now pain free. I would highly recommend Dr. Basra to anyone who is complicating back surgery.
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Review of Dr. Basra


Highly recommend Dr. Basra. Caring, and considerate of my well being. I felt confident to have him do my back surgery. Would recommend him to everyone needing back surgery . He is a great surgeon!!!!
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Review of Dr. Mermelstein


dr mermelstein literally gave me a new spine and life he is amazing
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Dr. Mermelstein:
Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how we did. Our best wishes for renewed strength and a healthy recovery. Sincerely, the team at Long Island Spine Specialists... more
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Review of Dr. Mermelstein


very competent and patient. He answers all my questions fully.
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Review of Dr. Basra

- in NY |

I'm a 45 year old woman who suffered from major/ chronic neck pain, until my consult with Dr. Basra. I was terrified of surgery. I couldn't bare the pain. He's very honest/ straight with you. He told me the choice was mine. That I could live with pain or have surgery. Fast forward, I had fusion( surgery) 1/16/19. I can honestly say I can feel the difference in my neck already after 6 wks. No more pain. No ?? after first post op appointment. I would highly recommend this surgery! Check him out!
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Review of Dr. Abbasi

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Thank you Dr Abassi back is feeling better
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Review of Dr. Dowling Jr


He I great doctor, takes his time and easy to talk to.
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Review of Mohammed Sanzar

- in Ny , NY |

I highly recommend him he has excellent bedside manner, makes you feel at ease. I never feel rush. If I can give him a more than 5 stars I will!
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Review of Dr. Frendo

- in Holbrook, NY |

Dr Frendo is a great surgeon, he always takes the time to explain everything to me and Loren is always so helpful when I got to the Riverhead office. I highly recommend him.
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Review of Dr. Frendo

- in NY |

it has been a great experience dealing with Dr. Frendo. He takes the time with you to make sure you fully understand the surgery you will get and what to expect along the way. My surgery went great and I felt super confident in my recovery with Dr. Frendo’s guidance. He is a kind and compassionate doctor. Not easy to find that’s days! I highly recommend Dr. Frendo and his office. Wonderful people all around.
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Learn About Long Island Spine Specialists, P.C.

101 Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating And Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Bursa Injection
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Discography
  • Dressing And-Or Debridement Of Wound, Infection, Or Burn (Incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair Or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Emg (Electromyography)
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Endoscopic Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Excision Of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, Or Sternum
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (Incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression For Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction By Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (Prp)
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Resection Or Ablation Of Bone Tumor, Partial Or Complete Resection Of Bone, Debridement Of Bone
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery For Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Vertebroplasty
  • X Stop® Interspinous Process Decompression System
  • Xlif® (Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure


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Who We Are

  • At Long Island Spine Specialists, P.C., we know how debilitating back and neck disorders can be for our patients. We als Read More

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  • Spanish

Long Island Spine Specialists, P.C. accepts 3 insurance carriers

  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • MagnaCare
  • Worker's Compensation
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