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Michelle Carley, MD

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About Dr. Carley

Dr. Michelle Carley is board certified in both anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology. She completed her residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia and her fellowship at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at Columbia. Since finishing training she has practiced with a focus on adult and pediatric regional anesthesia and pain management. She has a particular interest in novel ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia techniques. Dr. Carley has additional expertise in the preoperative evaluation and management of patients of all ages.


Special Expertise

Pediatric ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia
Pediatric acute pain management

Patient Stories


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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia
Society of Pediatric Anesthesia


Anesthesiology, 2013
Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2013


Best Mentor of the Year, The Manga Radhakrishnan Award, Presented by Tufts Medical Center residents, 2014


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2008


NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, 2009


NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, 2012


Pediatric Anesthesiology at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, 2013

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Carley


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of June 02, 2023, Dr. Carley reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

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