Vincenzo Castellano, MD

Dr. Vincenzo Castellano is a board certified Hospital for Special Surgery physician specializing in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine. He treats disorders of the back, neck, joints and muscles. In addition, Dr. Castellano performs various minimally invasive procedures, including radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injections.

Dr. Castellano underwent his undergraduate studies at Columbia University. He then attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine. Dr. Castellano completed his residency at UCLA / GLAVA Medical Centers. Subsequently, he underwent a fellowship in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Castellano has received numerous awards voted on by his peers and patients. Dr. Castellano's office is conveniently located at Hospital for Special Surgery’s Integrative Care Center. The Integrative Care Center is a Hospital for Special Surgery facility dedicated to offering the latest in conventional medical treatments along with complimentary therapies to promote the wellness of patients with various musculoskeletal issues. In 2008, Dr. Castellano had the honor of being chosen as Medical Director of the Integrative Care Center.


Medical Director, Integrative Care Center
Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Back Injuries
Neck Injuries
Joint Injuries
Muscle Injuries
Sports-Related Injuries


Top Ten Doctor Award
New York Super Doctors Award
Patients’ Choice Award
New York Rising Stars Award
Most Compassionate Doctor Award


American College of Sports Medicine
International Spine Intervention Society
North American Spine Society
International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Epidural Steroid Injections
Selective Nerve Root Blocks
Intra-Articular Injections
Facet Joint Cyst Aspiration and Rupture
Radiofrequency Ablation
IDET (Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy)
Percutaneous Disc Decompression

Specialized Centers



Insurances Accepted

Affinity Access
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross Pathway
Blue Cross Pathway Enhanced
Emblem Selectcare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

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


BA, Columbia University, New York
MD, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York


North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York


UCLA / GLAVA Medical Centers, Los Angeles, California


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York


American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

State Licensure

New York, California

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Dr. Vincenzo Castellano, Physiatrist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Integrative Care Center
635 Madison Avenue
5th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Tel: 212.224.7920
Fax: 212.755.5639

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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