Sanjeev J. Suratwala, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Great Neck, NY, Glen Cove Hospital

Sanjeev J.SuratwalaMDFACS, FAAOS

Orthopaedic Surgery Great Neck, NY

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine Attending Physician, Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery Northwell Health System

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Summary

  • Dr. Suratwala’s practice specializes in comprehensive treatment of spinal disorders. He is experienced in providing non-surgical and surgical treatments for neck pain, lower back pain, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, scoliosis and fractures of the spine. He is an expert in minimally invasive spinal surgery and traditional complex surgeries including microdiscectomy, laminectomy, spinal fusion, disc replacement and kyphoplasty. He also performs spinal injections. Each patient is personally examined by Dr Suratwala and a comprehensive treatment plan is created, tailored to the individual patient.

    Dr. Suratwala’s research interests include patient outcomes in orthopaedic surgery and investigative work in new technologies. He has presented research at international meetings of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Scoliosis Research Society, the European Spine Society and the Association of Spine Surgeons of India. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in prestigious journals such as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Spine.

    Dr. Suratwala was awarded a prestigious travel fellowship through the Cervical Spine Research Society and worked with renowned spinal surgeons in France (Prof. Daniel Chopin), Germany (Prof. Jurgen Harms), Switzerland (Dr. Dieter Grob) and St. Louis (Dr. K. Daniel Riew). He has volunteered at hospitals in India, providing world-class care to underprivileged patients. He brings his international expertise and compassionate approach to patient care.

    Awards and recognition:
    • Cervical Spine Research Society travel fellowship
    • Frank Stinchfield Award for outstanding research during residency
    • First place for poster presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting
    • Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national Honor Medical Society
    • McGraw-Hill book prize

Education & Training

  • Twin Cities Spine CenterFellowship, Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine, 2006 - 2007
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2001 - 2006
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital -  Columbia Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia CampusInternship, Orthopedic Surgery, 2001 - 2002
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsClass of 2001
  • New York UniversityB.A. (Honors), Biochemistry, Summa Cum Laude, 1993 - 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2008 - 2012
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2002 - 2021
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FAAOS) American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow Scoliosis Research Society
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Osteoporosis  
    Sanjeev Suratwala, Young Lae Moon, Francis Young-In Lee, Orthopaedic Knowledge Online, AAOS, 1/1/2006
  • Bisphosphonates reduce local recurrence in giant cell tumor of bone by apoptosis  
    Seong Sil Chang, Sanjeev J Suratwala, Kwang Mook Jung, et al, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 1/1/2004
  • Factors affecting long-term survival (>10 years) after cardiac transplantation in the cyclosporine era  
    John R, Rajasinghe HA, Itescu S, Suratwala S, et al, J Am Coll Cardiol, 1/1/2001
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Advances in Spinal Surgery with a focus on minimally invasive surgical techniques
    Sanjeev Suratwala, M.D. (Course Director); Vincent Leone, M.D.; Daniel Brandenstein, D.O., CME conference, Bioskills Education Center, North Shore-LIJ, 1/1/2011
  • Back pain and you, an owner’s guide to the spine
    Sanjeev Suratwala, M.D., Community Lecture Series, North Shore-LIJ Glen Cove Hospital, 1/1/2011
  • Advances in Spinal Surgery
    Sanjeev Suratwala, M.D., Staff in-service, North Shore LIJ Glen Cove Hospital, NY, 1/1/2010
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Grant Support

  • Resident research grantOrthopaedic Research & Education Foundation (OREF)2005–2006

Committees

  • Member, Patient Education Committee, Scoliosis Research Society 2015 - Present
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine 2015 - Present
  • Member, Wellness Comittee, North Shore-LIJ Health System Plainview & Syosset Hospital 2015 - Present
  • Member, Etext committee, Scoliosis Research Society 2013 - Present

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu

Hospital Affiliations