Useful Links

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The latest source for Legislation, educational, health care policy and research information. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopaedics and medicine.

American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
An information source for latest trends in joint replacement surgery about the hip and knee.

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Arthritis Foundation
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Discusses non operative means of dealing with arthritis. Gives local resources that are available.

Long Island Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
The Long Island Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, operates across the state to assist those affected by the disease and provide current information for people with arthritis and their families.

Stony Brook University Hospital
Since we began providing care in 1980, Stony Brook University Hospital staff has been committed to delivering excellence in patient care, research, education, and community service.

Stony Brook University Physicians
Over 600 Physicians and other healthcare providers, caring for patients of all ages by providing a comprehensive range of high quality medical services, from primary care to advanced subspecialty care.

Dental Prophylaxis
There is is a bit of a controversy in the field. Due to the low risk of a one time dose of antibiotics, we feel that patients should follow dental prophylaxis antibiotics for life. We encourage you to discuss this with your dentist and make your own informed decision. If your dentist does not provide you with a prescription for antibiotics please make sure that you give our office a 10 day advanced notice. We will mail you a prescription or call it into the pharmacy.