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Island Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Joins Orlin & Cohen

July 25,2011

Resources of Long Island's leading private orthopedic practice now available in Massapequa

All of the resources of Long Island's leading private orthopedic practice are now available in Massapequa, as Island Orthopedic & Sports Medicine has joined the Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group.

Conveniently located at 660 Broadway, the full-service office is a natural extension of the Orlin & Cohen network in Rockville Centre, Cedarhurst, Merrick and Bohemia, where board-certified, fellowship-trained subspecialists treat more patients than any other private orthopedic practice in Nassau and Suffolk.

"We are pleased to announce the addition of the Island Orthopedic physicians to the Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group," says Michael Passet, CEO. "Our practice has many of the most well-respected orthopedists on the Island and an outstanding reputation for providing comprehensive, specialized orthopedic diagnosis and treatment. We are quite fortunate to have Drs. Carroll, Barkin, Lippe and Kuri joining our team."

These services are complemented by those available throughout the Orlin & Cohen network, including occupational therapy, in-house MRI, ultrasound, digital x-ray systems for filmless x-rays as well as electronic health records, which make patient information readily accessible to every Orlin & Cohen physician.

"Now that we're part of Orlin & Cohen, our patients will benefit from an even broader array of specialized care - from x-rays and MRIs, through treatment and therapy - that can help promote healing and a faster return to an active life," Dr. Carroll explains.

Joining us August 1, 2011 at their pre-existing Massapequa location:

Michael P. Carroll, M.D.

Dr. Carroll is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee replacements. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, DC, served his internship and residency at Stony Brook University Medical Center then completed a fellowship in joint replacement at the Royal National Orthopedic Hospital in London.


Douglas E. Barkin, M.D.

A board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements and general hand surgery, Dr. Barkin has completed his 10-year recertification. He graduated from Georgetown University Medical School in Washington, DC, then completed his internship and residency training at Penn State University, Hershey Medical Center in Pennsylvania. He is co-cheif of the Department of Orthopedics of St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage.


Robert J. Lippe, M.D.

Dr. Lippe is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements, trauma and osteoporosis care. A graduate of New York Medical College, he completed his residency at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. In addition, he is currently affiliated with three New York-area hospitals. Dr. Lippe is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care in a professional atmosphere.


John A. Kuri II, M.D.

Dr. Kuri is fellowship trained in both shoulder and elbow surgery and sports medicine. A researcher who frequently publishes and presents his finding, Dr. Kuri also has extensive experience providing orthopedic care to several professional and amateur sports teams. He graduated from Georgetown University Medical School in Washington, DC, completed his internship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and residency at Montefiore Medical Center, then went on to complete fellowships at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.