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Stephen J. Massimi, MD


Physiatry, Spine, Sports Medicine
Photo of Dr. Massimi

Stephen J. Massimi, MD


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

Tel: 203.705.2350
Fax: 203.705.2924

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

Tel: 203.705.2350
Fax: 203.705.2924


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 receiving 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.

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Appointments

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

Specialty

Special Expertise

Non-surgical treatment of low back and hip pain.

Procedures

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

Affiliations

Spine Intervention Society
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages

English

Insurance Information

Aetna
Cigna
Connecticare
Emblem Selectcare
HIP
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

Book an Appointment

Dr. Massimi accepts the following insurance plans:

Aetna
Cigna
Connecticare
Emblem Selectcare
HIP
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please note, if your insurance is not on this list, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of out-of-network benefits.

If you do not wish to go out-of-network, our Physician Referral Service will help you find an appropriate doctor.

Education

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2008

Internship

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

Residency

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

Fellowship

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

Certification

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

State Licensure

New York, Connecticut