Dr. Laurence Eric Mermelstein MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Laurence Mermelstein is an orthopedic surgeon in Commack, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Huntington Hospital and St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 24 years. He is one of 23 doctors at Huntington Hospital and one of 26 at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Huntington Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1990 - 1991

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1991 - 1995

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Utilization of paraspinal muscles for triggered EMG during thoracic pedicle screw placement.
Silverstein, J.W., Mermelstein, L.E.

Reinforcement of thoracolumbar burst fractures with calcium phosphate cement. A biomechanical study.
Mermelstein, L. E., McLain, R. F., Yerby, S. A.

Cystic chondroblastoma.
Mermelstein, L. E., Friedlaender, G. E., Katz, L. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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