Dr. Laurence Eric Mermelstein M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist) | Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine877 Stewart Avenue Suite 1 Garden City NY, 11530
Dr. Laurence Mermelstein is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Garden City, NY. Dr. Mermelstein specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Mermelstein tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
Univ of Pa Sch of Med, Philadelphia Pa 1990
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
- Yale New Haven Hosp, Orthopedic Surgery
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- Recovery After a Laminectomy
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- Arthritis: Arthroplasty and Joint Replacement
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