Experience, Education & History


New York University School of Medicine
Physiology and Neuroscience
Graduated with Honors

Yale University
B.S. Biology
Graduated Summa Cum Laude


New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, Orthopedic Surgery Residency


New York University Medical Center, General Surgery Internship


Florida Orthopaedic Institute Adult Reconstruction Fellowship

After residency, Dr. Dicpinigaitis served in the United States Air Force. He was stationed at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia and was the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery while at McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey. Dr. Dicpinigaitis has been practicing orthopedic surgery on Long Island since 2012.


New York State Medical License

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Medical Society of the State of New York

Arthroscopy Association of North America

Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons


Central Orthopedic Group

Specializing in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy

Plainview, NY

December 2021 - Present

Hospital Affiliations

South Nassau
North Shore University Hospital
NYU Langone - Long Island (formerly known as Winthrop)
Saint Francis Hospital
Saint Joseph Hospital


“Gunshot Wounds to the Lower Extremities”
P. Dicpinigaitis, R. Fay, K. Egol, K. Egol, P. Wolinsky, N. Tejwani, K. Koval, American Journal of Orthopedics. 2002 May; 31 (5): 282-293.

“Can External Fixation Maintain Reduction after Distal Radius Fracture?”
P. Dicpinigaitis, P. Wolinsky, R. Hiebert, K. Egol, K. Koval, N. Tejwani, Journal of Trauma-Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. 2004 October; 57(4): 845-850.

“Gunshot Wounds to the Extremities”
P. Dicpinigaitis, K. Koval, N. Tejwani, K. Egol, Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. 2006; 64 (3 and 4): 139-155.

“Delay in Treatment of a Bimalleolar Ankle Fracture during COVID-19 Pandemic Leading to Amputation”
P. Regala, P. White, A. Bitterman, G. Katsigiorgis, P. Dicpinigaitis, Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports. 2021 April; 11(4):28-32.

Awards & Recognition

Castle Connolly - Recognized in 2020, 2021, 2022

Newsday - Top Doctors on Long Island: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Top Doctors New York Metro Area - 2020, 2021, 2022

New York Magazine - Top Doctors 2021, 2022