Urgent Ortho Care is now available in Huntington, Monday – Friday from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Walk-ins welcome.

Joseph Rothenberg, MD

Clinical Interests

Non-Surgical Treatment of the Neck & Spine, Electrodiagnostics

Located In

Great Neck

About

Joseph Rothenberg, MD, received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in 2005. He completed a one-year internship at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, followed by a three-year residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the New York Presbyterian Medical Center at Columbia and Cornell Universities.

Dr. Rothenberg graduated from New York Presbyterian Medical Center at Columbia/Cornell in 2009. While at New York Presbyterian, he was elected resident vice-president and subsequently resident co-president of the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In 2009, Dr. Rothenberg was elected co-vice president of the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

After completing his postgraduate fellowship in orthopedic sports and spine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City in 2010, Dr. Rothenberg joined Orthopaedic Associates of Manhasset. His practice focuses on interventional physiatry, sports medicine, and nonsurgical treatments of the spine. He has lectured nationally on sports medicine and spine topics.

Dr. Rothenberg’s personal interests include various team and individual sports, such as baseball, football, golf, and swimming. Among other activities, Dr. Rothenberg has been actively involved as a medical volunteer with the New York Road Runners and has participated in the New York City Marathon and multiple races throughout the New York City region since 2007.

Dr. Rothenberg is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and subspecialty certified in sports medicine. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (FAAPMR). He is also a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

Aetna
  • Commercial Plans
  • Managed Medicare
Anthem / BCBS (non-NY)
  • Cards with the “PPO” inside the suitcase logo
Cigna / Great West
  • Commercial CT, MetroNY
  • Cigna MetroNY
ConnectiCare
  • Commercial, including Exchange
  • Managed Medicare
EmblemHealth
  • GHI: CBP, National, Tristate; Bridge, Network Access, Medicare Choice PPO
  • HIP: Prime, Premium, Select Care, Bridge, Medicare VIP Prime/Bold/Reserve
  • With Connecticare: HMO/PPO/POS and Medicare Choice / Passage
Empire BCBS
  • Commercial and Exchange (except for connection and connection exchange)
  • Managed Medicare
New York Medicare
New York State Health Insurance Program
  • Empire Plan
New York State Workers Compensation
No-Fault
Northwell Direct
United Healthcare
  • Commercial Charter, Choice, Core, Navigate, Nexus, PPO, Select and Doctors plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Managed Medicare
United Healthcare Oxford
  • Oxford Commercial Liberty, Oxford Freedom, and Oxford Metro Plan

Fellowship

Fellowship in Orthopedic Sports and Spine: Beth Israel Medical Center

Medical School

Temple University School of Medicine

Residency

Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia-Cornell, New York, New York

Graduate School

Master of Science Degree in Allied Health Professions: Georgia State University

Internship

Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh

College

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Dietetics: Cornell University

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Certification
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Subspecialty Sports Medicine Certification
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Drug Enforcement Administration Certification

Memberships
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (FAAPMR)
  • Member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2010-2018
  • Member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, 2010-Present
  • Member of the North American Spine Society, 2008-2014
  • Member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, 2008-2010
  • New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2006-Present
  • Fellow of the American Association Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Associate Member of the American Medical Association, 2001-Present
  • National Member of the American College of Sports Medicine, 2000-Present
Hospital Affiliations
  • North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
  • St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY
  • Syosset Hospital, Syosset, NY
Appointments
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Hofstra-North Shore/LIJ Medical School, 2013-Present
  • Division Director Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Saint Francis Hospital, 2013-Present
  • Vice President, New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2009-2017      
  • Information Technology Chair/Webmaster, New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2007-2010
  • Resident Co-President, New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2008-2009
  • Resident Vice President, New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2007-2008      

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2022-Present
  • New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Certificate of Merit for Dedicated Service, 2009
  • Selected Resident Representative New York Presbyterian Columbia-Cornell Information Services Clinical Advisory Group, 2007-2009

  • Rothenberg JA, Capoor J, Mast J, Choi Y, and Silverman K. Atypical Presentation of Brown Sequard-Plus Syndrome in an Adolescent Female. Oral Poster Presentation at AAP Colorado Springs, CO. February 2009
  • Rothenberg JA, Panagos A. Musculoskeletal Performance and Hydration Status. Current reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2008; 1:131-136
  • Rothenberg JA, Feinberg J, Rodeo S. Abstract: Atypical Shoulder Pain in a Former Competitive Swimmer: A case report. Med Sci Sport Exer. 2008; 40:5 supplement. Oral Presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine National Convention. May 2008
  • Master’s Thesis: Differences between bioelectrical impedance analysis and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry in assessment of body composition in euhydrated and hypohydrated subjects. Thesis Chair: Dr. Dan Benardot, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia. (Manuscript 2000)