North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute at Southside Hospital

Welcome to the North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute at Southside Hospital located in Bay Shore, New York. Located next to the hospital on East Main Street, our center opened in 2008 in response to the needs of Suffolk County's South Shore community. We offer comprehensive diagnostic and outpatient treatment options for a variety of medical conditions and provide a seamless transfer of patient information from Southside Hospital to our offices.

The reception area is designed for maximum patient comfort, with plush seating that includes three specialty chairs for orthopaedic post-op patients. The Center for Advanced Surgical Specialties provides the latest diagnostic technology including state-of-the-art Swissray HD-3000™ Detector radiology equipment. The latest generation of digital detectors, it has the largest active imaging area in the marketplace. Each exam room has a 21-inch computer monitor that enables your physician to view radiological images and your medical record during your visit.

Our facility is part of an extensive network of world-class orthopaedic resources available through the Orthopaedic Institute at North Shore-LIJ Health System. Our orthopaedic physicians offer unparalleled expertise in general orthopaedic surgery as well as highly specialized surgical procedures. All patients at the center have access to Southside Hospital orthopaedic services such as inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, pain management and radiology.

Nationally Recognized Orthopaedic Specialists
Our orthopaedic faculty physicians have unparalleled knowledge and skills in their particular areas of specialization. Fred Cushner, MD, Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery in Southside Hospital's Division of Surgery, was recognized as one of Castle Connolly's Top 100 Orthopaedic Surgeons in America for 2011.

Contact Us
North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute at Southside Hospital
217 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Phone: (631) 647-3800
Fax: (631) 675-4206
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am – 5pm

Same Day and Evening Appointments Available
Most insurance plans accepted
Translation services available
Office is handicap accessible

Comprehensive Orthopaedic Services:

  • Arthritis Prevention
  • Arthroscopy
  • Fracture Surgery
  • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Comprehensive Spine Care
  • Revision Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Foot and Ankle

Other Services:

  • Cast Care
  • Custom Orthopaedic Bracing
  • Lab Service
  • On-site Imaging
  • Electronic Medical Record

North Shore-LIJ Orthopaedic Institute at Southside Hospital is in a white, standalone building to the left of the main hospital driveway on East Main Street. Convenient parking is located on either side of the center’s entrance.

By Car
From Western Long Island
Take the Long Island Expressway to the Sagtikos Parkway South. Continue to the Southern State Parkway. Bear left at the fork. Exit to Fifth Avenue southbound (Exit 42). At the Southern State Parkway Spur, turn left, then turn right immediately onto Fifth Avenue. Continue south to Montauk Highway. Turn left. Southside Hospital is one-half mile on the left. If taking the Sunrise Highway, exit at Fifth Avenue (southbound) and follow the above directions.

From Eastern Long Island
Take the Long Island Expressway to the Sagtikos Parkway South and follow the above directions. From the Sunrise Highway, take Brentwood Avenue south to Montauk Highway. Turn right. The hospital is a short distance away on the right.
From Northern New York City Suburbs and Upstate New York
Take I-87 South (New York State Thruway) to I-287 East. Take I-287 east (Cross Westchester Expressway), crossing the Tappan Zee Bridge, to I-95 south. Take I-95 south to I-295 (Throgs Neck Expressway and Clearview Expressway). Cross the Throgs Neck Bridge and continue south to I-495 (Long Island Expressway). Take the Long Island Expressway east, following the directions from the west.
From Southern New England

Take I-95 south to I-295 and follow northern New York City suburb directions.
From Northern New Jersey

Take I-95 (New Jersey Turnpike) to the George Washington Bridge. Cross the bridge, then continue on I-95 to I-295 south and follow northern New York City suburbs directions.
From Central New Jersey, Manhattan and Queens

Take the Lincoln Tunnel to Manhattan. Take 34th Street east to the Queens Midtown Tunnel to I-495 (Long Island Expressway). Take the expressway east and follow the directions for western Long Island.
From Southern New Jersey, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens
Take I-278 to the Goethals Bridge and across Staten Island to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge (left lane). Then take the Belt Parkway to the "Eastern Long Island" split and the Southern State Parkway. Continue east and follow the directions for coming to the hospital from western Long Island.
Free parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the building.
By Train
The Long Island Rail Road provides frequent service between Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan and Bay Shore. Southside Hospital is a one-half mile walk from the train station east on Union Street. Taxis are available at the station.
The most convenient airport to Southside Hospital is Long Island's MacArthur Airport. The hospital is also accessible from John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport.
Taxi Services
These taxi companies serve Southside Hospital and surrounding communities:
Bay Shore
Aardvark Cab Corp.
(631) 665-5502
General Island Taxi
(631) 969-1562

Tommy's Taxi Service
(631) 665-4800
Cherry's Limo and Airport Service
(631) 434-7340

General Island Taxi
(631) 952-3450

Greenline Taxi
(631) 436-7272

(631) 231-2442

JT Medical Transportation
(631) 273-7773
Islip Terrace

Islip Terrace Taxi
(631) 277-8888

McRides Taxi
(631) 277-8100
Central Islip
C & C Taxi
(631) 348-1010
Limousine Services:
Bay Shore
Clique Limousine Service
(631) 665-1285

A Unique Rolls Royce
(631) 665-7031

N & D Limousines
(631) 968-8900
Acclaim Town Car Service

(631) 654-0772

Adrina Executive Limo Corp
(631) 951-0610
West Islip 
Dynasty Limousine
(631) 587-8500

Lap of Luxury
(631) 254-4404

Crest Limousine Inc
(631) 669-1142
East Islip/Central Islip
A & S Limousine
(631) 277-8527

Long Island Airport Cab & Car
(631) 348-7220
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