Experience, Education & History


The State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
College of Medicine
M.D. with Honors for Clinical Excellence in Surgery, May 1989

Adelphi University
College of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, with Honors for Research in Biology May, 1985

Wesleyan University
Bio-Psychology major
Varsity Wrestling, Lacrosse, Freshman Crew


Orthopaedic Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center


General Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center


Sports Medicine, Knee and Shoulder Surgery
Methodist Sports Medicine Center, Thomas A. Brady Clinic, Indiana University School of Medicine

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Allegheny General Hospital
The Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University
The W. Pennsylvania Center for Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity

NYU – Hospital for Joint Diseases
Surgery of the Hand & Upper Extremity | August 2003 - July 2004


New York State Medical License
April 17, 1991

Professional Memberships

American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
New York Society for Surgery of the Hand (NYSSH) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (NYSSOS) Nassau County Medical Society (NCMS)
Nassau Surgical Society (NSS)


Central Orthopedic Group

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Sports Medicine, and Arthroscopy

Plainview, NY

October 2021 - Present

Hospital Affiliations

St. Francis Hospital
Roslyn, NY

North Shore University Hospital
Manhasset, NY

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, NY

ProHEALTH Day-Op Center of LI
Mineola, NY

Melville Surgery Center
Melville, NY

Clinical Activity

Hand Clinic
Resident, Medical, and PA Student Education
North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY

PA Student Rotations
Office Hours and O.R., Stony Brook University, Touro College, North Shore University Hospital

North Shore-LIJ Orthopedic and ER Resident Rotations and Lectures
Office Hours and Operating Room

Peninsula Hospital Consortium D.O. Orthopedic Residency
Resident Rotations, Lecture, Anatomy Lab

High School, College, Pre-Med, Pre-PA, Post Baccalaureate Students, Office Hours and O.R., Private Practice


Misamore, Gary W., Facibene, William A.
Posterior capsulorrhaphy for the treatment of traumatic recurrent posterior subluxations of the shoulders in athletes.
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, September/October 2000, 403-408.

Shelbourne, K.D., Facibene, W.A., Hunt, J.J.
Radiographic and intra- operative intercondylar notch width measurements in men and women with unilateral and bilateral anterior cruciate ligament tears.
Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy 1997, 284: 1-5.