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Orthopaedic Associates of Manhasset, P.C.

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Richard J. D’Agostino, MD

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specializing in Sports Medicine

Dr. Richard D'Agostino received his BA degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1978, where he was elected to the Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society. He is also a member of The Second Decade Society. He earned his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1982 and completed both his internship in general surgery (1983) and his orthopaedic residency training (1987) at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. D'Agostino then completed a post-residency fellowship in sports medicine, arthroscopy, knee, shoulder, and related surgery at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in 1988.

Dr. D'Agostino is Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, New York and director of the Orthopaedic Service Line of the Catholic Health System. He is an attending physician at the North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, as well as a faculty member and Associate Professor at Hofstra University School of Medicine. He is an attending at the East Hills Surgical Center in Roslyn, New York.

In addition, he is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Eastern Orthopaedic Society, the New York State Orthopaedic Society,  the International Cartilage Repair Society, and the New York Cartilage Repair Society.

Dr. D'Agostino's specialty interests include arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle. He is former member on the development team of a shoulder replacement system, and he is a national lecturer and instructor in innovative knee and shoulder procedures, including work at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Chicago. As a clinical investigator involved in the development of articular cartilage repair procedures, Dr. D'Agostino was recognized for his work in a national forum.

Dr. D'Agostino has devoted his practice to the care and treatment of athletes and their injuries. He has worked with athletes at all levels, including collegiate, professional, and Olympic men and women:

  • Orthopaedic surgeon and team physician for all sports at Nassau Community College. In 2012, he was inducted into the Nassau Community College Athletic Hall of Fame for his 30 years of team physician coverage.
  • Medical Director and Team Physician, Sports Medicine, St. Anthony's High School
  • Co-Team physician at Manhasset High School, Friends Academy School, Lynbrook High School
  • Consultant to Farmingdale, Massapequa, and Plainedge High Schools
  • Founding team physician and orthopaedic surgeon for the Long Island Lizards professional lacrosse team
  • Former assistant team physician for the New York Yankees
  • Former team physician for the New York Cosmos soccer team
  • Former ATP tennis physician, and tournament physician
  • Served as a consultant and tournament physician to the US Professional Golf Association
  • Served as a consultant to the United States Figure Skating Association
  • Is a former USA Hockey Level 3 certified varsity hockey coach at Cold Spring Harbor High School
  • Founder of the Student Athlete Screening Program at St. Francis Hospital for the prevention of sudden death in athletes

Dr. D’Agostino has been voted to the Castle Connolly Best Doctors list every year since 2010 - 2020. He also has also been named a Best Doctor by US News & World Report as well as by New York Magazine in 2014 and 2016.  America's Most Honored Professionals Award , 2018, 2019.  Voted to Bethpage 'Best of Long Island' list 2018, 2019, 2020.


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