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Dr. Christopher D. Frendo, DO

Spine Specialist, Orthopedic Surgeon

Riverhead, NY

Overall rating
4.9
Recent reviews
Through, explained understandably, showed me causes of my pain. Very satisfied & happy with my case.
Through, explained understandably, showed me causes of my pain. Very satisfied & happy with my case.
RK · Less than 3 months ago
It released all my anxieties and pressures. Dr. Frendo's bedside manner was very warming. Made me feel extremely comfortable.The PA Colleen was wonderful, Klaressa & Carlos were exceptionally wonderful. I am so glad I came to this office. I look forward to returning. The best staff ever, Lisa & Pat the other day were good. Patient & understanding, & helpful. This was a great appointment despite my aches & pains. Keep up the great work Long Island Spine Specialists.
It released all my anxieties and pressures. Dr. Frendo's bedside manner was very warming. Made me feel extremely comfortable. The PA Colleen was wonderful, Klaressa & Carlos wereexceptionally wonderful. I am so glad I came to this office. I look forward to returning. The best staff ever, Lisa & Pat the other day were good. Patient & understanding, & helpful. This was a great appointment despite my aches & pains. Keep up the great work Long Island Spine Specialists.
SF · Less than 3 months ago

About Dr. Christopher D. Frendo

**After booking an appointment, please expect a call from the office to verify your insurance** Dr. Frendo is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with comprehensive Fellowship training in Spine. He has extensive experience in spinal surgery and research. He has performed studies on orthobiologics for spinal fusion and on motion preservation. He is devoted to the evaluation and management of a broad spectrum of adult and pediatric spinal disorders including complex deformities, degenerative, traumatic, infectious, and neoplastic conditions of the spine. He provides expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery, as well as complex spinal reconstruction for the treatment of degenerative disorders and deformities of the spine. He is a distinguished speaker, giving lectures at national meetings on the evaluation and management of disorders of the spine. He is also involved with the education and training of orthopaedic residents. Dr. Frendo’s commitment to giving back is evident by his dedication to the community, providing lectures to the public, educating them on the latest in spinal care, as well as providing free scoliosis screenings at Community Health Fairs and local schools.

In-network insurances

  • AgeWell New York
  • CareConnect
  • EmblemHealth (formerly known as HIP)

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Spine Specialist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Huntington Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
  • Peconic Bay Medical Center
  • Saint Catherine of Siena Medical Center
  • St. Francis Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Sinai Hospital, Fellowship in Spine Surgery
  • Memorial Hospital, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

Awards and publications

  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, Sub-Specialty Training in Spinal Surgery
  • The Houghston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia, Sub-Specialty Training in Spinal Surgery

Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1043390917

Dr. Christopher D. Frendo's office locations

Long Island Spine Specialists, PC

887 Old Country Rd, Suite D

Riverhead, NY 11901

Long Island Spine Specialists, PC

565 Hempstead Turnpike

West Hempstead, NY 11552

Long Island Spine Specialists, PC

400 Montauk Hwy, Suite 102

West Islip, NY 11795

Long Island Spine Specialists, PC

763 Larkfield Rd, Second Floor

Commack, NY 11725

Patient reviews for Dr. Christopher D. Frendo

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In and out - great.
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Again 5* love the man.
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Through, explained understandably, showed me causes of my pain. Very satisfied & happy with my case.
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Nice first time visit.
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So far so good. Professional, speedy.
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Excellent!!
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It released all my anxieties and pressures. Dr. Frendo's bedside manner was very warming. Made me feel extremely comfortable. The PA Colleen was wonderful, Klaressa & Carlos were exceptionally wonderful. I am so glad I came to this office.I look forward to returning. The best staff ever, Lisa & Pat the other day were good. Patient & understanding, & helpful. This was a great appointment despite my aches & pains. Keep up the great work Long Island Spine Specialists.
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