Orthopedic Surgery Cedarhurst
Orthopedic Surgery Cedarhurst
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Our Physicians

Dr. Eric L. Freeman, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, with over ten years of experience, Dr. Eric L. Freeman currently provides patients with state-of-the-art care at South Island Orthopaedic Group, P.C. alongside Dr. Marcus and Dr. Farber. Dr. Freeman is the Director of Orthopedic Surgery at Mercy Medical Center, where he also serves as Chief of Sports Medicine  He also holds hospital appointments at, North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Franklin Hospital, which allows him to perform surgery in reputable facilities across Long Island.

Dr. Freeman graduated with his medical degree and as a member of the Honors Program at Northwestern University Medical School, and completed internship and residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year. To further advance his knowledge and specialize his training, Dr. Freeman also completed a fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine at the Orthopaedic Research of Virginia. During his fellowship he served as Associate Physician with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Dr. Freeman is a member of several professional organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Nassau County Medical Society

His work has been published in leading orthopaedic journals and presented at local hospitals and society meetings. In addition to his practice duties, Dr. Freeman has also served as the School Physician for Hewlett High School for the past 10 years.

Dr. Stephen H. Marcus, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Stephen H. Marcus is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with over 35 years of practice experience, currently providing complete surgical care alongside Dr. Freeman and Dr. Farber at South Island Orthopaedic Group, P.C. He specializes in pediatric orthopaedics, total joint replacement and knee arthroscopy.

In addition to his practice care, Dr. Marcus holds appointments at South Nassau Communities Hospital and Peninsula Hospital Center, where he previously served as Chief of the Orthopaedic Department. He is also an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Marcus graduated with his medical degree from New York Medical College of Cornell University, and completed his internship at Stanford University. Choosing Orthopaedic Surgery as his area of focus, Dr. Marcus then completed specialized residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center. After his residency, Dr. Marcus served as a Major in the US Air Force before entering private practice.

Actively involved in his chosen field, Dr. Marcus is a member of several professional organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Nassau County Medical Society
  • NYS Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Dr. Andrew E. Farber, D.O.

Dr. Andrew Eric Farber is a board-eligible orthopaedic surgeon providing patients with comprehensive care at South Island Orthopaedic Group since August 2010. With extensive training and advanced skills, Dr. Farber is dedicated to helping restore patients back to optimal health.

Dr. Farber graduated with his doctorate degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his postgraduate rotating internship at Peninsula Hospital Center. Upon choosing Orthopaedic Surgery as his area of focus, Dr. Farber began his residency with the North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System and Peninsula Orthopaedic Consortium, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year.

To further his knowledge and training, Dr. Farber also completed a prestigious fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center, under the direction of Dr. Daniel P. Mass.

In addition to his practice training and experience, Dr. Farber holds many professional affiliations, including:

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Medical Society of the State of New York

Dr. Farber is also active within these organizations, currently serving as a member of the Strategic Planning Committee of the American Osteopathic Association. His work has also appeared in several publications, presentations and research studies regarding the latest developments in the field of orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. Garrett W. Moss, M.D.

Dr. Garrett Moss joined South Island Orthopaedic Group in September of 2013.  He received his M.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY, and completed his surgical internship and orthopaedic residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, including an annual trauma rotation at Elmhurst Hospital in Jackson Heights, Queens.  He continued his training with a fellowship at the Center for Hip and Knee Replacement at Columbia New York Presbyterian Hospital.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard University.

Dr. Moss’s practice focuses on disorders of the hip and knee, with a particular emphasis on rheumatoid and osteoarthritis.  He uses the latest and most advanced techniques in adult reconstruction,  partial knee replacements, hip resurfacing, and arthroscopy.  Dr. Moss performs both primary and revision joint replacement surgery.  He is also skilled  in general orthopaedic trauma including geriatric hip fractures, periprosthetic fractures, and sports-related injuries.

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