Jeffry R. Beer, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor Hofstra University School of Medicine

Jeffry R. Beer, MD

Prior to joining Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, Dr. Beer was an attending physician at the renowned Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, NJ, where he directed Spine Rehabilitation and Interventional Services. Following residency, Dr. Beer completed the highly regarded Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine Fellowship program at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. During his fellowship, in addition to caring for patients at an internationally recognized center of excellence in the areas of surgical and non-surgical spine care, Dr. Beer participated in the physiatric care of the New York Knicks professional basketball team.

After a medical internship at the Staten Island University Hospital, Dr. Beer completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, New York. During his senior year of residency, Dr. Beer was elected to serve as Chief Resident and was among a select group of nationally recognized scholarship recipients honored by the American Pain Society at its national conference in Chicago. As a resident, Dr. Beer was also elected President of the National Resident Council of the Association of Academic Physiatrists. Dr. Beer received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Health Science Center in Brooklyn. He received his undergraduate degree from Queens College, where he graduated cum laude with a major in Economics. He also completed a four year curriculum during his undergraduate years and continues to devote time to the study of Talmudic Law.

While at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Dr. Beer was deeply involved in the residency training program, acting as a mentor to the physiatry residents, lecturer, and member of Residency Education Committees. With Dr. Beer’s return to the Long Island medical community, he remains actively involved in resident education at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Well published and a sought after lecturer in the areas of Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine, Dr. Beer has been honored as one of the featured speakers at the nationally recognized Kessler Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Course since 2005. Dr. Beer is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Management and is board eligible in Electrodiagnostic and Neuromuscular Medicine. He maintains an active membership in numerous professional organizations, including the International Spinal Intervention Society and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

He is taking appointments at our East Meadow, Great Neck, & Lawrence locations.

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Honors and Recognition

Dr. Beer has received numerous prestigious awards over the past several years, including Castle Connelly’s Top Doctors, New York Times Magazine Super Doctors, Newsday Top Doctors, and America’s Top Physicians from the Consumers Research Council of America.

Publications and Lectures

Dr. Beer has been active in lecturing nationally and publishing original articles.

Original Articles

  • Beer J, Thomas J, Diab M, Galea M. Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis in spinal cord injury. Amer Jour PM&R 2003; 82(3):244.
  • Lipetz J, Beer, J, Silber J. Atypical Proximal Limb Pain of Suspected High Lumbar Stenotic Origin Arising From Severe Aortoiliac Disease – Leriche’s Syndrome. Pain Physician 2004; 7 (1): 123-128.
  • Lipetz J, Dawson P, Beer J, Silber J. Migration of an Esophageal Stent and Associated Symptom Referral Presenting as Suspected Cervical Radicular Pain. Arch Phys Med Rehab 2006; 87:E26.
  • O’Donnell C, Beer J. Transposition of the lateral antebrachial cutaneous nerve following biceps tendon repair. Amer Jour PM&R 2007; 88(9):E27.

Lectures and Presentations

  • March 2002: The Role of Rehabilitation in the Management of Parkinson’s Disease Grand Rounds North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove Departments of PM&R, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy.
  • April 2002: Wounds and Ulcers: Evaluation and Management Resident Lecture Series. Department of PM&R, Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
  • September 2002: Ulnar Neuropathy Resident Lecture Series. Department of PM&R, Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
  • October 2002: Aquatic Rehabilitation Resident Lecture Series. Department of PM&R, Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
  • March 2003: Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis in Spinal Cord Injury Poster Presentation. 2003 AAP Annual Meeting: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • July 2003: Impairment, Activity, and Participation/Prescription Writing Resident Lecture Series. . Department of PM&R, Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
  • October 2003: Severe Aortoiliac Disease Presenting as Suspected Symptomatic High Lumbar StenosisPoster Presentation. AAPM&R 64th Annual Assembly: Chicago, Ill.
  • October 2003: Radiculopathy I&II Resident Lecture Series. Department of PM&R, Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
  • September- May 2003: Musculoskeletal Examination Skills Course PGY-2 and PGY-3 Resident Clinical Skills Course. Department of PM&R, Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
  • July 2004: Physiatric History and Physical Examination Lecture to Residents. . Department of PM&R, Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
  • October 2005: EMG Conference – Radial Nerve Injury UMDNJ Department of PM&R – Kessler Institute: West Orange, N.J
  • January 2006: EMG Conference – Ulnar Nerve Injury UMDNJ Department of PM&R – Kessler Institute: West Orange, NJ.
  • March 2006: EMG Conference – Median Nerve Injury UMDNJ Department of PM&R – Kessler Institute: West Orange, NJ.
  • April 2006: Joint Pain Community Lecture. JCC: West Orange, NJ
  • April 2006: Evaluation and Management of Spinal Pain Kessler PM&R Board Review Course: Livingston, NJ
  • August 2006: MRI Interpretation – Lumbar Spine UMDNJ Department of PM&R – Kessler Institute: West Orange, NJ.
  • November 2006: EMG/NCV Fundamental Concepts UMDNJ Department of PM&R – Kessler Institute: West Orange, NJ.
  • April 2007: Evaluation and Management of Spinal Pain Kessler PM&R Board Review Course: Livingston, NJ.
  • June 2007: EMG Lecture Series. Department of PM&R, Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
  • June 2007: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Community Lecture Series. North Shore Towers: Flushing, NY
  • July 2007: EMG Lecture Series. Department of PM&R, Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
  • October 2007: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Grand Rounds Presentation. Department of PM&R, Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
Professional Associations

Dr. Beer is an active member of several medical societies, including the Spine Intervention Society (SIS) and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R).

At Home

Dr. Beer lives on Long Island with his wife and five children. He remains a devoted member of his community and is involved with numerous charitable organizations. In addition to an interest in recreational sporting activities, Dr. Beer also enjoys playing the piano and is a former professional keyboard player.