Richard D'Agostino, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Specializing in Sports Medicine
Richard D'Agostino, MD, received his bachelor of arts 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 orthopedic 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 orthopedic 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, Eastern Orthopaedic Society, New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society, and New York Cartilage Repair Society.
Dr. D'Agostino's specialty interests include arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle. He is a 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 (OLC) 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. His sports medicine experience includes serving as:
- Orthopedic 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 orthopedic 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
- Consultant and tournament physician to the U.S. Professional Golf Association
- Consultant to the U.S. Figure Skating Association
- 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 from 2010 to 2020. He also has also been named a Best Doctor by U.S. News & World Report as well as by New York Magazine in 2014 and 2016. He received America's Most Honored Professionals Award in 2018 and 2019 and was voted to the Best of Long Island list in 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Schedule your appointment with Dr. Richard D'Agostino at Orthopaedic Associates of Manhasset by calling (516) 627-8717 or request your appointment now. We look forward to seeing you soon at one of our 3 convenient locations on Long Island, New York.