James Paci, M.D.

"I provide patients with the cutting-edge care sought by both professional athletes and weekend warriors, so they can get back to their lives, jobs and sports."
About Dr. Paci

Director of orthopedics and sports medicine for Suffolk County, James Paci, M.D., is a board-certified, fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist with over a decade of experience as a team physician for professional, collegiate and high school athletes. He completed his fellowship in sports medicine at The American Sports Medicine Institute in Alabama and has written numerous publications focusing on arthroscopy and sports medicine orthopedics.

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Hospital Affiliations
  • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, Valley Stream, NY
  • Syosset Hospital, Syosset, NY
  • Huntington Hospital, Huntington, NY
  • Peconic Bay Medical Center, Riverhead, NY
  • John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, Port Jefferson, NY

Surgery Center Affiliations
  • South Shore Ambulatory Center, Lynbrook, NY
  • Melville Surgery Center, Melville, NY
  • Center for Advanced Medicine Surgery Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Professional Affiliations
  • The American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society, Executive Board
  • The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • The American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons

Medical Education
  • The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago,IL, 2004

  • General Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 2005

  • Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 2009
  • Orthopedic Surgery, Chief Resident, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 2009

  • Sports Medicine, The American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL

Academic Appointment
  • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Hempstead, NY

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