Stephen J. Massimi, MD

Dr. Stephen Massimi is a board-certified physiatrist who is fellowship trained in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine. He specializes in the non-surgical treatment of spine, hip, and general musculoskeletal conditions.

After recieiving his undergraduate degree from Boston College where he graduated with honors, Dr. Massimi earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He then completed his residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, affiliated with Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medical College, where he served as chief resident. He then went on to complete a fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine. Dr. Massimi is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Massimi is an active member of several professional organizations including the Spine Intervention Society, and he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has authored multiple book chapters and scientific articles in his specialty.

Dr. Massimi has subspecialty training in the use of minimally invasive procedures performed under fluoroscopic and ultrasound guidance, including special procedures for the spine as well as the hip, knee, and shoulder areas. These include epidural and facet joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, and intradiscal procedures for the spine, as well as corticosteroid, platelet-rich-plasma (PRP), and viscosupplementation injections for joint disorders.


Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Non-surgical treatment of low back and hip pain.


Spine Intervention Society
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Spinal injections
Epidural injections
Facet joint injections
Corticosteroid (steroid) injections
Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) injections
Viscosupplementation injections
Facet joint cyst ruptures
Radiofrequency ablation
Intradiscal procedures

Insurances Accepted

Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross Pathway
Blue Cross Pathway Enhanced
United Healthcare

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2008


Internal Medicine, Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, 2008-2009


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, 2009-2012.
Chief Resident, 2011-2012


Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2012-2013


Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Board Certified in Sports Medicine

State Licensure

New York, Connecticut


Contact Information

Office Locations

Stamford, CT Office:
1 Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902

Tel: 203.705.2350
Fax: 203.705.2924

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