The Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group Announces Orthopedic & Sport Medicine Partnership at Long Island University Athletics

October 11, 2019

Merrick, NY (October 11, 2019) ​– The Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group, an affiliate of Northwell Health, has entered a partnership with Long Island University to be named an Official Partner and Orthopedic Group of LIU Athletics. They will be providing orthopedic sideline, game and event medical coverage across the Brookville Campus. In addition, player physicals and overall player health will be expertly managed, in LIU’s continuous commitment to the health and development of its players.

Orthopedist James Paci, M.D., Orlin & Cohen’s Director of Sports Medicine for Suffolk county, has been appointed as Medical Director and Head Team Physician for LIU/Brookville Athletics. Dr. Paci will oversee and provide care for 460 athletes participating in 17 Division I athletic teams. Primary care sports medicine specialist Dr. Leslie Ellis and the Orlin & Cohen Sports Medicine team will assist in providing comprehensive sports medicine care for LIU’s student athletes.

“Orlin & Cohen has long been recognized as Long Island’s premier sports medicine provider and their inclusion in our athletic program is a significant benefit to our athletes and programs,” said Dr. William Martinov, LIU Director of Athletics.

“We are proud to have been selected as the official Orthopedic and Sports Medicine provider for Long Island University Athletics and to provide immediate access to high quality subspecialty care for its athletes,” said Michael Passet, CEO, The Orlin & Cohen Medical Specialists Group.

About The Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group
The Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group, which is affiliated with the Northwell Health system, is a 14-office practice that can conveniently meet all patients’ orthopedic and musculoskeletal needs throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. 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.