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.

Richard D’Agostino, MD

Specialties
Sports Medicine
Clinical Interests

Sports Medicine Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Knee, Elbow & Ankle, Treatment of Torn ACL, Meniscus, Rotator Cuff & Labrum

Located In

Great Neck, Huntington

About

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 Top Doctors list every year since 2010. 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.

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 Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Knee, Shoulder, and Related Surgery: New England Baptist Hospital

Medical School

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Residency

Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: Mount Sinai Hospital

College

Bachelor of Arts: Johns Hopkins University

Internship

Internship in General Surgery: Mount Sinai Hospital

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certification

Memberships
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Society
  • International Cartilage Regeneration & Joint Preservation Society
  • New York Cartilage Repair Society
  • New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • New York Cartilage Repair Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • East Hills Surgical Center in Roslyn, NY
  • North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
  • St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY
Appointments
  • Attending physician, East Hills Surgical Center, Roslyn, NY
  • Attending physician, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
  • Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY
  • Director, Orthopedic Service Line, Catholic Health System
  • Faculty Member and Associate Professor, Hofstra University School of Medicine
Team Physician Responsibilities
  • Orthopedic Surgeon and Team Physician for all sports at Nassau Community College
  • Medical Director and Team Physician, Sports Medicine, St. Anthony’s High School
  • Co-team Physician at Manhasset High School
  • Co-team Physician at Friends Academy School
  • Co-team Physician at Lynbrook High School
  • Consultant to Farmingdale High School
  • Consultant to Massapequa High School
  • Consultant to Plainedge High School
  • 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

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2010-Present
  • Best of Long Island List, 2018-2020
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals Award, 2018-2019
  • Best Doctor by U.S. News & World Report, 2014 and 2016
  • New York Magazine Best Doctor, 2014 and 2016
  • Dr. D’Agostino was inducted into the Nassau Community College Athletic Hall of Fame for his 30 years of team physician coverage, 2012