Scarpinato_Dorothy headshot

Dorothy Scarpinato, M.D.

"My goal as a physician and sports medicine specialist is to provide quality care, accelerate recovery and educate my patients in prevention of injury."
Top Doc Image
About Dr. Scarpinato

Dorothy F. Scarpinato, M.D., is a board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist who has taught and published on a number of sports medicine-related topics, including arthroscopic shoulder management in athletes, ACL injury diagnosis and treatment, and throwing shoulder injury prevention.

Read More
Hospital Affiliations
  • Syosset Hospital, Syosset, NY
  • Plainview Hospital, Plainview, NY
  • Glen Cove Hospital, Glen Cove, NY

Professional Affiliations
  • New York Orthopedic Society, Member
  • Nassau Women Physicians Foundation, Member
  • American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society, Member
  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member of the American Medical Association

Licensures & Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Education
  • SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, 1984

  • General Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, 1986

  • Orthopedic Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, 1990

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Artboard 1
Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Artboard 1

Share your experience with Dr.Scarpinato now.

Frederic Sklow
Frederic Sklow


Back Pain

I had previously seen Dr. Scarpinato about my back pain. The time she's taken with me and her recomm...

Shelley Eckstein
Shelley Eckstein

Melville, NY


Cortisone Knee Injections, Gel Injections for Knees

Dr. Scarpinato has been helpful over many years. Although I am a candidate for knee replacements, sh...