Alexios Apazidis, M.D.

Education and Appointments

• 1990 – 1994

Biological Sciences, A.B.

Harvard University

 

• 2000 – 2004

Boston University School of Medicine

 

• 2004 – 2010

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Spine and Deformity Surgery

New York University – Hospital for Joint Diseases

 

• 2010 – 2015

Long Island Orthopedic and Spine Specialists

Orthopedic Surgeon – Brookhaven Memoria Hospital Medical Center

 

• 2015 – 2020

Orthopedic Surgeon

Alexios Apazidid, M.D., PC

 

• 2020 – Present

Total Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Orthopedic Surgeon

B Blondel, A Wickman, A Apazidis, V Lafage, F Schwab, J Bendo Selection of fusion levels in adults with spinal deformity: an update Spine J. 2013 Apr;13(4):464-74.

A Apazidis, J Spivak, P Ricarts Prevalence of Transitional Vertebrae in the Lumbar Spine. Spine J. 2011 Sep;11(9):858-62.

P Trobisch, A Apazidis, M Ramadan, P Ricart, J Dryer, T Errico Validity of Cobb Angle Measurements Using Digitally Photographed Radiographs. Spine J. 2011 Oct;11(10):942-6.

Apazidis A, Sabharwal S, Vives M, Hullinger H Comparison of curve correction measured intra and postoperatively for idiopathic scoliosis surgery. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B 2011, 20:389–396

Apazidis A, Sabharwal S, Vives M “Sublaminar Wires” in Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade 2ed.  Edit. Alexander R. Vaccaro and Todd J. Albert, (Thieme Medical Publishers: New York) 2009. 

Carvalho RS, Einhorn TA, Lehmann W, Edgar C, Al-Yamani A, Apazidis A, Pacicca D, Clemens TL, Gerstenfeld LC The role of angiogenesis in a murine tibial model of distraction osteogenesis. Bone. 2004 May;34(5):849-61. 

Herndon JH, Davidson SM, Apazidis A. Recent socioeconomic trends in orthopaedic practice. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2001 Jul;83-A(7):1097-105.

Pintucci G, Steinberg BM, Seghezzi G, Yun J, Apazidis A, Baumann FG, Grossi EA, Colvin SB, Mignatti P, Galloway AC Mechanical endothelial damage results in basic fibroblast growth factor-mediated activation of extracellular signal-regulated kinases.

Surgery. 1999 Aug;126(2):422-7. 

Fernandez HA, Kallenbach K, Seghezzi G, Mehrara B, Apazidis A, Baumann FG, Grossi EA, Colvin S, Mignatti P, Galloway AC. Modulation of matrix metalloproteinase activity in human saphenous vein grafts using adenovirus-mediated gene transfer. Surgery. 1998 Aug;124(2):129-36. 

Vavvas D, Apazidis A, Saha AK, Gamble J, Patel A, Kemp BE, Witters LA, Ruderman NB. Contraction-induced changes in acetyl-CoA carboxylase and 5′-AMP-activated kinase in skeletal muscle. J Biol Chem. 1997 May 16;272(20):13255-61. 

Saha AK, Vavvas D, Kurowski TG, Apazidis A, Witters LA, Shafrir E, Ruderman NB. 

Malonyl-CoA regulation in skeletal muscle: its link to cell citrate and the glucose-fatty acid cycle. Am J Physiol. 1997 Apr;272(4 Pt 1):E641-8. 

A Apazidis, J Spivak, P Ricarts Prevalence of Transitional Vertebrae in the American Population  Accepted for podium presentations at the North American Spine Society Annual meeting 2011, Spine Surgery Advancement Society annual meeting 2011, and the International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques 2011

Apazidis A, Sabharwal S, Vives M, Hullinger H Comparison of curve correction measured intra and postoperatively for idiopathic scoliosis surgery. 2010, Podium presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2011

2013 – Present

Editor and Reviewer 

Journal of Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy

Journal of Digital Imaging

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,

American Medical Association

North American Spine Society

New York State Medical Society

  • System Reform Committee
  • Quality Improvement Committee
  • SocioMedical Economics Committee
  • Worker’s Compensation and Insurance Committee
  • Emergency Preparedness Committee
  • Planning and Grants writing Subcommittee

Suffolk County Medical Society

  • President Elect, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer

Suffolk Academy of Medicine 

  • President, Vice-President, Secretary

Spine Surgery Advancement Society,

Orthopaedic Trauma Association

AO North America

AO Spine North America

Massachusetts Medical Society

  • Investment Subcommittee, Finance Committee

New Jersey Orthopaedic Society

Institutional Review Board

United States Medical Licensing Exam Steps 1,2,3

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part I

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part II