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Robert Y. Garroway, M.D.

"My years of practice have taught me that the best medical outcome is achieved when patient and doctor work together as a team."
About Dr.Garroway

A fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Robert Y. Garroway, M.D., a board-certified orthopedist, has fellowship training in sports medicine, hand surgery, and arthroscopic surgery.

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Hospital Affiliations
  • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, Valley Stream, NY
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
  • Mount Sinai South Nassau, Oceanside, NY

Surgery Center Affiliations
  • Lynbrook Surgery Center, Lynbrook, NY
  • Center for Advanced Medicine Surgery Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Professional Affiliations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomate
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • New York State Orthopaedic Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Nassau Surgical Society
  • Nassau Academy of Medicine

Licensures & Certifications
  • New York State License

Medical Education
  • Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL, 1977

  • Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center of New York, New York, NY, 1978

  • Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, 1982

  • Arthroscopic Surgery, Orthopaedic Research of Virginia, VA, 1982
  • Hands and Sports Medicine, University of Virginia, VA, 1983

Dr. Garroway receives years of service award at South Nassau Hospital

On June 4, 2013, Dr. Robert Garroway received the Years of Service Award from South Nassau Communiti...

Castle Connolly

New York Metro Top doctor award for 10 years 2015

Universtiy of Virginia

In appreciation for your contribution to the Sports Medicine Conference

South Nassau Communities Hospital

Continued commitment and dedication over 35 years (1983 -2015).

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Carmen Ramirez
Carmen Ramirez



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Penny Schuster
Penny Schuster


Carpal Tunnel Surgery

I have been a patient of Dr. Garroway's for many years. A few years ago, I mentioned a problem with ...

Gary Riesel
Gary Riesel


Shoulder Surgery, Physical Therapy

My first visit to Orlin & Cohen was to see Dr. Garroway after injuring my right shoulder. He was...

Otto Voigt
Otto Voigt


General Orthopedics

I have been going to Dr. Garroway for 40 years and he is one of the best orthopedic surgeons. He is ...

Allan Sinclair
Allan Sinclair


Knee Surgery, Physical Therapy

I sustained knee injuries while working on the job in two separate incidents and needed surgery on m...

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