Hofstra University School of Medicine names Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group’s Dr. James Paci as Associate Professor

January 7, 2019 By: James Paci, M.D.

Woodbury, NY (January 7, 2019) – Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group, Long Island’s leading orthopedic practice, announced James M. Paci, MD, board-certified orthopedic surgeon, has been named to a five year term as Associate Professor at the Donald & Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell as of July 1, 2018. Dr. Paci currently serves as Director of Orthopedic and Sports Medicine for Suffolk County at Orlin & Cohen.

“I am grateful to Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz, Dean of the School of Medicine Lawrence G. Smith and Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery Nicholas Sgaglione for this high honor,” said Dr. Paci. “I look forward to helping educate and train the next generation of orthopedic specialists.”

Dr. Paci specializes in the care of athletes and disorders of the shoulder, elbow and knee. He is currently seeing patients at Orlin & Cohen’s Woodbury Office and the newly-opened Smithtown location of the group practice.

Prior to joining Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group, Dr. Paci was an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, his medical degree from Chicago Medical School and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, where he was Chief Resident from 2008-2009. Dr. Paci completed an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the esteemed American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) in Birmingham, Alabama, under the direction of Dr. James Andrews, where he received the 2009-2010 Award for Excellence in clinical research.

About Orlin & Cohen

Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group is a multi-specialty practice that can conveniently meet all of our patients’ orthopedic and musculoskeletal needs. The practice features a team of board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic subspecialists, as well as in-house advanced diagnostic imaging, neuromuscular testing, pain management, physical rehabilitation and occupational therapy. The practice includes an expansive and accessible team of physicians including subspecialists in sports medicine, foot and ankle, hand and upper extremities, joint replacement, spine neck and back, neurology, pain management, and radiology.