University Orthopaedic Associates at East Meadow

University Orthopaedics Associates, East Meadow, NY, is part of the North Shore–LIJ Medical Group, the region's premier provider of orthopaedic care. A member of one of the largest healthcare networks in the country, we can provide our patients with access to the vast resources and services offered by North Shore-LIJ Health System. Our expert team of sub-specialty trained orthopaedic surgeons uses the most advanced technologies and techniques to provide individualized care for patients experiencing a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions.

Living Life to the Fullest
Everything we do as orthopaedic specialists is designed to eliminate our patients' chronic pain and disabilities and help them regain mobility and return to active, fulfilling lifestyles.

The physicians at 801 Merrick Avenue specialize in joint reconstruction and replacement as well as orthopaedic sports injuries, athletic trauma as well as shoulder and elbow injuries.  Our board certified experts are among the leading orthopaedic surgeons on Long Island.

  • Dr. Steven Rokito has clinical expertise is in sports medicine and athletic trauma, sports related injuries, upper and lower extremity overuse.

Leaders in academics and research, they are actively involved with the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedics, as well as the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

The facilities at 801 Merrick provides onsite x-ray services and onsite outpatient physical therapy services through STARS

Multidisciplinary Team Approach
University Orthopaedics Associates is part of a team effort that brings together the most accomplished medical professionals from across Long Island and New York City. Our mission is to provide the highest quality patient care by using state-of-the art technology in a compassionate, supportive atmosphere. Our physicians are highly knowledgeable and skilled in their particular areas of specialization.

Rehabilitation Services
The Rehabilitation Network of the North Shore-LIJ Health System is dedicated to providing you and your family with result-oriented, comprehensive rehabilitation services. Our goal is to help you and your loved ones find relief from pain and get moving again after an accident, illness, injury or surgery. We’re your partner in a safe, healthy, more rapid recovery.

Why Customers Choose North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute to Treat Orthopaedic Conditions
North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute brings together the orthopaedic programs of our North Shore-LIJ Health System hospitals to provide orthopaedic services — from diagnosis and treatment to surgery and rehabilitation — to help patients regain mobility and return to active, independent lives.

  • Convenient Locations & Extensive Resources
    Our orthopaedic services are located at our hospitals and at private medical offices throughout Long Island, Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island. Learn more about our orthopaedic locations.
  • Expert surgeons and staff. A team approach
    North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute features more than 90 orthopaedic specialists offering a full range of orthopaedic expertise, including sports medicine, scoliosis, bone cancers, joint replacement, pediatrics and specific parts of the body. They partner with other medical professionals (including nurses, physical and occupational therapists, pathologists and orthotics specialists) to deliver a full, multidisciplinary approach to treating your condition. Find a specialist near you.
  • Head-to-Toe Orthopaedic Care
    We cover the entire spectrum of musculoskeletal disorders from foot and ankle disorders to neck and shoulder disorders and everything in between.
  • Pioneering Orthopaedic Research
    Research at our Orthopaedic Research Laboratory at the renowned Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has recently led to groundbreaking studies on clinical treatments for osteoarthritis.

Visit us at our additional locations:
611 Northern Boulevard
Suite 200
Great Neck, NY  11021

Directions to:
University Orthopaedics Associates
801 Merrick Avenue
East Meadow, NY 11554
By Car:
From the East
Take the Long Island Expressway to exit 33 – make the first right onto Community Drive then turn left onto Northern Boulevard. Take Northern Boulevard to the building on right, just before the intersection of Lakeville Road.

From the West
Take the Long Island Expressway to exit 33 - make the first left onto Lakeville Road to Northern Boulevard, make a right turn onto Northern Boulevard, and the building will be on the left hand side.

Valet parking is available for your convenience. Parking is also available in the building parking lot, street level and underground.

By Train:
Take the Long Island Railroad to the Great Neck station. University Orthopaedics Associates is less than a mile (.66) down the road.

By Bus:
Nassau County Bus route n20/21 (Hicks-Glen Cove-Roslyn-Flushing) runs down Northern Boulevard with a stop in front of our offices. We're located on Northern Blvd at the intersection of Lakeville Road.

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