410 Lakeville Rd #303, Floral Park, NY 11005, USA

(516) 775-7898(516) 775-7898

Dr. Neil Watnik, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Floral Park, NY

In-network insurances:

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, GHI, First Health, HealthNet, HIP, Humana, MagnaCare, Multiplan, MVP Health Care, Oxford, United Healthcare, GWH-Cigna, Moda Health, First Choice, Beech

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Dr. Watnik is a graduate from Johns Hopkins University and New York Medical College. He is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with fellowship training in Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine from The Hospital of Joint Diseases. He has published and lectured extensively in the fields of Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Trauma. He is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the North Shore – LIJ Hofstra School of Medicine. He has won numerous awards including 6 Teacher of the Year Awards from the Orthopedic Residency program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He has extensive experience in treating professional athletes, having been a team physician for the Long Island Ducks Baseball Team and the Long Island Roughriders Soccer Team. He has been selected in the top 5% of Physicians in America by Best Doctors, Inc. His expertise lies in the minimally invasive treatment of the athlete utilizing the most advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques.



New York Medical College, MD, 1986
Johns Hopkins University, BA, 1982


Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine


SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 1991 (residency)
Hospital for Joint Diseases, 1992 (fellowship)
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How was your experience with the doctor?Dr. Watnik performed my ACL surgery in 2012. Not only did I make a full and smooth recovery but I have never had the slightest problem since. I sometimes forget I had ACL surgery! Would definitely recommend.