Dr. Sushil Basra, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
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Age 39
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Dr. Sushil Basra, MD
SUSHIL K. BASRA, M.D Dr. Basra is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon concentrating his practice exclusively on spine care. He treats a full spectrum of degenerative and traumatic conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, including scoliosis, kyphosis, spinal fracture, tumors, disk herniation, and stenosis. His expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery and his extensive experience in deformity and revision surgery for complex spinal disorders make him a leader in the field of spine. He has published numerous articles relating to treatment of the spine. Dr. Basra has special interest in workplace related injuries and is committed to providing comprehensive and individualized assessment for each patient. Dr. Basra recommends the most innovative, up-to-date, and clinically proven treatment plan. Medical Degree: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center Brooklyn, New York Internship/Residency: Administrative Chief Orthopaedic Surgery Resident General Surgery/ Orthopaedic Surgery Resident University of Medicine and Dentistry Newark, New Jersey Fellowships: Orthopaedic Spine Fellow: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Professional Affiliations: North American Spine Society American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Medical Society of State of NY (MSSNY) Suffolk Medical Society Society of Lateral Access Surgeons (SOLAS) Hospital Affiliations: Huntington Hospital, Huntington, New York St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown, New York Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip, New York St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, New York Peconic Bay Medical Center, Riverhead

763 Larkfield Rd

Commack, NY 11725

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Dr. Sushil Basra, MD

Dr. Sushil Basra, MD

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

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Herniated Disc
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more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Basra "A Comprehensive Approach to Treatment

At Long Island Spine Specialists, P.C., we know how debilitating back and neck disorders can be for our patients. We also know that when it comes to treating these conditions, finding the treatment option that best meets each patient's individual needs is perhaps the most important aspect to successfully alleviating or managing back and neck pain. 

As a patient at Long Island Spine Specialists, P.C. you can be sure that your treatment plan reflects your specific needs and concerns and will be carried out by physicians and surgeons who are recognized leaders in the field. We work as a team to help you effectively manage your condition and improve your quality of life."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scheuermann's Disease
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Whiplash

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Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Block
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • X Stop® Interspinous Process Decompression System
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • State University Ny
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Basra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Basra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Basra to family and friends
5.0
based on 25 total reviews (10 with comments)
Dr. Basra's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (10)
in Deer Park, NY |
Dr. Basra did my lumbar surgery and it was a success. I feel a lot better and I continue you to improve as each day passes. Dr. Basra is very compassionate and patient with me. He has always taken the time to listen to me and answer all of my questions. He is a very skilled surgeon and I recommend him.
in Wantagh, NY |
Dr. Basra has a great and simple way to explain all details. I would recomend him to everyone.
in Huntington, NY |
Dr. Basra is amazing I have never met a doctor that explained a condition to me the way that Dr Basra has. He is so patient and very nice. I am confident in the treatment that he is giving me and I highly recommend Dr Basra.
in Bronx, NY |
Dr. Basra is an excellent doctor. The most important to me was that he took the time to explain everything to me in a very pleasant manner so that I could completely understand my condition. This was my first time meeting him & I am left very impressed and confident in treating with Dr. Basra.
in Commack, NY |
I went from being crippled for six months and I saw Dr. Basra he said that I needed surgery but he wanted to be prudent with my treatment he suggested injections and they didn't work so going into surgery with Dr Basra I absolutely believed that I would find relief his bedside manner is second to none I owe him my life and the ability to walk again and I have and will continue to recommend Dr. Basra to everyone that has a back condition.
in East Meadow, NY |
I was very impressed by Dr. Basra and his office staff. I called to make an appointment for an upper back pain and was scheduled with an appointment the next day. When I arrived for my appointment I was happily greeted by the front desk staff. Dr. Basra has great bed side manner. He seemed concerned about my problem and very easy to talk to. I would definitely recommend Dr. Basra as I have a positive experience with him and his staff.
in Greenlawn, NY |
I have stage 3 bone cancer & it deteriorated my mid back area T12. I went to the ER & they referred me to Dr Sushil Basra & he immediately sent me for extensive testing. He diagnosed me right away, had a plan of action. He was thorough he called me himself & scheduled surgery right away due to the severity of my condition Dr. Basra wasted no time. The surgery was successful he made my excrutiating pain go away. His bed side manner is the top! He is a life saver & I highly recommend him!
in West Islip, NY |
appts are easy to make, short wait time, great bedside manner and followup with patients
in Islip, NY |
Dr. Basra is a kind thoughtful Doctor. He preformed spinal surgery for me and my life has been greatly improved. I will never see any other spinal surgeon.
in Islip Terrace, NY |
Dr. Basra is a caring Doctor-that devotes himself to his patients
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