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Specialty Centers & Divisions

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Our daily dependence on our feet and ankles means minor problems can have a major impact on quality of life. The Foot and Ankle Surgery division specializes in diagnosis and treatment for a variety of conditions ranging from sports injuries to trauma to degenerative disease related to the foot and ankle in both adults and children.

University Hand Center

Physicians in the University Hand Center address disorders of the adult and pediatric hand, wrist and elbow. Surgeons strive to treat the individual patient using all available treatment modalities including surgery when it is the appropriate choice. Hand surgeons and physician assistants work closely with certified hand therapists located conveniently at the Tech Park location. As Stony Brook is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Suffolk County, our hand surgeons are also dedicated to treating motor vehicle, industrial and other accidental injuries using the latest treatment techniques.

Joint Replacement Center

The Joint Replacement Center of Stony Brook Orthopedic Associates is a regional leader in hip and knee replacement surgery. The Center serves Long Island’s residents and is also a resource for orthopaedic surgeons who refer their difficult primary or revision hip and knee replacement cases. All nonsurgical options to relieve hip and knee pain are explored with the patient prior to surgical intervention and patient education seminars are held on a regular basis for patients seeking more information about their hip or knee pain.

Orthopaedic Oncology

The Division of Orthopaedic Oncology provides treatment for adults and children with musculoskeletal tumors, including both benign and malignant tumors, and metastatic lesions.  Due to the relative rarity of primary bone tumors in relation to other forms of cancer, there are very few fellowship-trained orthopaedic oncologists practicing in the United States. Dr. Fazel Khan is the only orthopaedic oncologist on Long Island who is a full-time faculty member at an academic medical center. 

Orthopaedic Trauma

Stony Brook University Hospital is Suffolk County’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and has been designated by New York State as a regional trauma center, capable of caring for the most critical patients. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic traumatologists have the proficiency to treat the full spectrum of traumatic orthopaedic injuries, from simple fractures to the most complex injuries. Their expertise includes limb lengthening, treatment of open fractures, treatment of shattered bones and joints, and complex hip, limb and pelvis reconstructions.

Pediatric Orthopaedics

The Stony Brook Orthopaedic Associates Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery strives to treat all orthopaedic aspects of the growing child. This encompasses everything from fractures and sports injuries to scoliosis and congenital hip deformities. This team of fellowship-trained surgeons is available to provide all of your child’s orthopaedic care.

Shoulder/Elbow Surgery

The providers within the Division of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery treat patients with injuries to the shoulder and elbow due to trauma, overuse, and/or degenerative processes. Using the latest proven technology, with the safest and most effective techniques, the goal of these fellowship-trained surgeons is to restore function and reduce pain to the upper limb, which can have a profound effect on a person's quality of life.

Spine and Scoliosis Center

The Spine and Scoliosis Center specializes in the treatment of all spinal disorders. The goal of treatment is the restoration of patients to an active lifestyle that enables them to return to work. Surgery is an option made available to patients with the appropriate pathology who have not had their condition improved with conservative management.

Sports Medicine

The Division of Sports Medicine is dedicated to the comprehensive care of all athletes. Our team approach to both non-operative and operative care is delivered with special attention to the demands of athletes of all levels. Working hand-in-hand with athletic trainers, physical therapists and other medical providers, the goal of these fellowship-trained surgeons is to keep patients safe and effective in their sports and active in their lives.