Dr. Dowling is the founding partner of Long Island Spine Specialists, P.C. He is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with extensive fellowship training in spinal disorders with both orthopaedic and neurosurgical Fellowships. He is known for his perseverance and commitment to achieve the best possible outcome for his patients by using nonoperative methods or surgical treatment when indicated. Dr. Dowling has served on the Board of Directors of the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Catholic Health Services of Long Island. He holds appointments in healthcare and community organizations, lectures both nationally and internationally, and has authored numerous articles and book chapters in professional publications.