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Dr. Thomas Dowling, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.3 (46)
Map Pin Small Commack, NY
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Thomas Dowling, MD

Dr. Thomas Dowling, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist in Commack, NY. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 43 years of experience. They graduated from Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, Tisch Hospital, Huntington Hospital and Saint Charles Hospital. Dr. Dowling, completed a residency at University Hospital-Suny Stony Brook. Patients rated Dr. Dowling an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Dowling works at Practice in Commack, NY with other offices in Huntington, NY, West Islip, NY and Riverhead, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Spondylolisthesis, Herniated Disc and Intervertebral Disc Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Conditions Treated and Procedures Performed

Dr. Dowling's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Long Island Spine Specialists PC
    763 Larkfield Rd Fl 2, Commack, NY 11725 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 462-2225
  2. 2
    Huntington Hospital
    270 Park Ave, Huntington, NY 11743 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 351-2000
  3. 3
    Office
    400 Montauk Hwy Ste 102, West Islip, NY 11795 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 462-2225
  4. 4
    Office
    887 Old Country Rd Ste D, Riverhead, NY 11901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 462-2225

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • St. Catherine of Siena Hospital
  • Tisch Hospital
  • Huntington Hospital
  • Saint Charles Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Spondylolisthesis
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Spondylolisthesis
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Back Pain
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Hip Tendinitis
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Piriformis Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spondylitis
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
Ankle Fracture
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Neck
Arthritis of the Spine
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Cancer
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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Compression Fracture
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Difficulty With Walking
Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH)
Dural Tear
Fibular Fracture
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Hand Fracture
Hip Bursitis
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Kyphosis
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Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lupus
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Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellar Tendonitis
Pinched Nerve in Back
Polyneuropathy
Pyogenic Arthritis
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scheuermann's Disease
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Instability
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylarthropathy
Spondylosis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibial Fracture
Vertebral Compression Fractures
Vertebral Fracture
Whiplash
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Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Arthrocentesis
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
Artificial Disc Replacement
Capsule Endoscopy
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Spine Surgery
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Replacement
Kyphoplasty
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoforaminotomy
Laminoplasty
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Partial Hip Replacement
Pediatric Spine Surgery
Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Scoliosis Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Total Disc Replacement
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Trigger Point Injection
Vertebroplasty
Wound Repair
X Stop® Interspinous Process Decompression System
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure
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    4.3
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    Based on 46 ratings
    Patient Ratings (46)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (5)
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1336163344
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Mount Sinai Hospital-Toronto General Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Hospital-Suny Stony Brook
    Residency
    Internship
    • North Shore University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Boston University
    Undergraduate School

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    Dr. Thomas Dowling, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Dowling is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Dowling has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Dowling has seen patients for Spondylolisthesis, Herniated Disc and Intervertebral Disc Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Dowling on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    46 patients have reviewed Dr. Dowling. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Dowling.

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