Christopher G. Gharibo

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Christopher G. Gharibo, M.D.

Associate Professor; Dir Chronic Pain Management HJD
Departments of Anesthesiology (Anesthesiology) and Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)
NYU Anesthesia Associates

Clinical Addresses

CENTER OF MUSCULOSKELETAL CARE
333 E. 38TH STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 4; Tue. 9 - 4; Wed. 9 - 4; Thu. 9 - 4; Fri. 9 - 4
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 646-501-7246

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Medical Specialties

Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pain Management

Medical Expertise

Post-Operative Pain, Sciatica, Pain Management, Interventional Diagnostic Testing, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Post-Herpetic Neuralgia, Back Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Neck and Arm Pain, Lower Back Pain

Clinical Responsibilities

Christopher Gharibo, MD is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Orthopedics at NYU School of Medicine and serves as the Medical Director of Pain Medicine within the Department of Anesthesiology at NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases. He obtained his M.D. degree from New Jersey Medical School in 1992 and completed his anesthesiology residency at NYU Medical Center. He served his Pain Medicine fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and holds subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include low back and neck pain of musculoskeletal and spinal origin, cancer pain, and neuropathic pain syndromes such as painful peripheral neuropathies and reflex sympathetic dystrophy. He holds particular pharmacological and clinical experience in acute and perioperative pain management. His areas of technical expertise include nerve blocks, spinal injection techniques for diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain syndromes including epidural steroid injections, facet injections, selective root blocks, radiofrequency rhizotomy, and discography as well as implantable drug delivery systems and spinal cord stimulators.

Insurance

AFFINITY, AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, CIGNA EPO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS PATHWAYS / PATHWAYS ENHANCED, ELDERPLAN, HEALTHPLUS FAM HLTH (AMERIGROUP), HEALTHREPUBLIC, Medicare, NY MEDICAID, OSCAR, OXFORD EXCHANGE, TOUCHSTONE MEDICARE, Tricare, UHC COMMUNITY & STATE PLAN, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS, WELLCARE CHLD HLTH, WELLCARE FAM HLTH, WELLCARE MEDICAID, WELLCARE MEDICARE

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Board Certification

1997 — Ab Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology
2009 — Ab Anesthesiology (Pain Medicine)

Education

1992 — UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Medical Education
1992-1993 — Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/ UMDNJ (Internal Medicine), Internship
1993-1996 — NYU Medical Center (Anesthesiology), Residency Training
1996-1997 — Thomas Jefferson Univ Hospital (Pain Management), Clinical Fellowships