Dr. Vedant Vaksha, MD

Chief Spine and Sports Surgery

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<p>Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery<br />
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certified 1996,<br />
Recertified 2007

Dr. Vaksha is an orthopedic surgeon with clinical fellowship trainings in Spine, Sports and Arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Vaksha has a vast experience in orthopedics of over 15 years and trainings in Spine and Sports Surgery.

He is the Chief of Spine and Sports Services at Complete Orthopedics. Dr. Vaksha is responsible for developing and implementing guidelines that impacts our other providers.

He also develops practices to promote growth and efficiency and leads the coordination of office, hospital, and surgery center operations.

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He is responsible for delineating spine and sports services at our practice and overseeing the function of the two departments, and is well versed in managing spine problems and carrying out various type of minor and major procedures including surgeries on the neck and lower back.

Dr. Vaksha has carried out minimal invasive surgeries of spine leading to smaller incisions and early recovery, and is also well versed in taking care of sport injuries by operative and non-operative means.

His training and experience in sports and arthroscopic surgeries allows him to operate on bones and joints through small incisions and avoiding big incisions, giving the advantage of better results and shortened recovery time.

Dr Vaksha’s primary office is Lindenhurst, and he also has offices in Stony Brook,
Babylon and Little Neck (Queens). He takes care of his patients at the following hospitals:



  • Peconic Bay Medical Center (Suffolk)
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center (Queens)
  • St Joseph Hospital (Nassau)
  • St Catherine of Sienna (Suffolk)
  • South Nassau Community Hospital (Nassau)
  • Mather Hospital (Suffolk)
  • Clinical Fellow Orthopedic Sports Medicine Aug 2017 – Jun 2018
  • (Orthopedic Research of Virginia, Richmond, VA)
  • Fellow Spine Surgery (Ortho & NSGY) Aug 2013 – Jul 2014
  • (Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH)
  • Fellow Spine Orthopedic Surgery Aug 2011 – Jul 2012
  • (Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY)
  • Senior Registrar (Orthopedics, Arihant Hospital & Research Centre, Indore, India) Sept 2004 – Mar 2007
  • Residency (Orthopedics, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College & Hospital, Aligarh, India): Jan 2001 – Jan 2004
  • Internship (Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College & Hospital, Aligarh, India) Dec 1999 – Dec 2000
  • MB BS (Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College & Hospital, Aligarh, India) Sept 1994 – Dec 1999
  • Gold Medalist in Medicine
  • Summa Cum Laude: University Medal (Gold Medal), Medicine (for Highest marks), 1999
  • Editorial Team ISCoS Textbook on Comprehensive Management of Spinal Cord Injuries, Wolters Kluwer, 2016
  • Global Spine Journal
  • Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
  • American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Indian Spine Journal
  • The Journal of the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons)
  • Volunteer Physician to Red Skins at Richmond Camp, Richmond, VA, (2017)
  • Volunteer Physician Special Olympics, Richmond, VA, (2018)
  • Volunteer Physician to local High School and Colleges as Sports Physician (2017-2018)
  • Assistant Consultant, ISIC, India (2015-2016)
  • Chief Fellow Spine Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2013-2014)
  • pecialist Orthopedics, Ministry of Health, Oman (2009-2011)
  • Lecturer Medical College of Oman, Sohar, Oman (2009-2011)
  • Specialist Orthopedics, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia (2007 – 2009)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • AOSpine North America (AONA)
  • Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT)
  • Spinal Cord Society (SCS)
  • Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI)
  • Indian Orthopedic Association (IOA)
  • UP Orthopedic Association (UPOA)
  • Bombay Orthopedic Association (BOA)