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Jesse N. Charnoff, MD

Physiatry, Sports Medicine, Spine
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About Dr. Charnoff


Dr. Jesse Charnoff is an Assistant Attending Physiatrist at HSS specializing in the care of acute and chronic musculoskeletal sports and spine conditions. He treats patients with spine (neck, mid back, low back, and buttock) pain as well as musculoskeletal issues (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle/foot). He is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and a Team Physician for the Long Island Nets. He is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) and completed a subspecialty fellowship in Spine and Sports Medicine at HSS. As an avid tennis player, Dr. Charnoff has a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of tennis injuries.

Dr. Charnoff's goal is to help his patients return to, and optimally perform at, their chosen activities while promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. Each patient is given a personalized plan and an exercise prescription, after a thorough evaluation. When procedures are indicated, he is skilled in fluoroscopicguided injections of the spine and peripheral joints, as well as ultrasound-guided injections for joint, tendon and muscle pathology, including platelet-rich plasma and hyaluronic acid.

Dr. Charnoff's research interests include regenerative medicine techniques and cost, injury prevention in athletes, novel spinal injection techniques and medical education.

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Special Expertise

Interventional spine procedures
Musculoskeletal medicine
Nonsurgical sports medicine
Nonsurgical spine care
Platelet-rich plasma procedures
Ultrasound guided injections


Fluoroscopic spinal injections (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, lumbosacral)
Platelet-rich plasma injections
Trigger point injections
Ultrasound guided joint, bursa, tendon, and soft tissue injections

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If your insurance is not listed, please call our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. If you have out-of-network benefits, then your insurance may reimburse you for a portion of your office visit. We will work with you and your insurance to minimize your out-of-pocket costs. Financial assistance may be available for patients in need.



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


American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
Florida Society of PM&R (FSPM&R)
Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation (IOF)
North American Spine Society (NASS)
Spine Intervention Society (SIS)


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2020


University of Miami Dept. of PM&R Most Outstanding Resident Award, 2018-19
University of Miami Dept. of PM&R Most Outstanding Research Award, 2018-19
Highest In-Service Exam, University of Miami PM&R, 2017-2019
Iota Epsilon Alpha Honor Medical Society (IEA), 2012


St. Georges University, 2015


Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, 2016


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2019


Spine and Sports Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 2020

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Publications by Dr. Charnoff

Selected Journal Articles

Selected Books/Chapters

Charnoff J, Sherman A, "Arm and Elbow Injuries" Sports Injury Guidebook, 2nd edition, Human Kinetics. 2019 July.

Charnoff J, Rothenberg J, "Emerging In-Office Procedures for Tendinopathy" Tendinopathy: From Basic Science to Clinical Management, Springer International Publishing AG. Pending release.

Charnoff J, Naqvi U. Tendinosis (Tendinitis). StatPearls. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing StatPearls Publishing LLC.; 2018

Selected Presentations

Charnoff J, Tokarz T, Aviles X. The Effect of Amniotic Fluid Allograft Injection in Knee Osteoarthritis: A retrospective case series. AMSSM, Orlando, FL 2018 (Poster Presentation)

Charnoff J, Naqvi U, Alvarez-Gonzalez G. Sudden Onset of Dizziness and Ataxia in a Young Bodybuilder: A Case Report. AAP conference, Atlanta, GA 2018 (Poster Presentation)

Charnoff J, Naqvi U, Price C, Resident Education of Ultrasound Guided Procedures: A Homemade Practice Model.
AMSSM, Orlando, FL 2018 (Poster Presentation)


Dr. Charnoff's research interests include regenerative medicine techniques and cost, injury prevention in athletes,
novel spinal injection techniques and medical education.

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 February 27, 2023, Dr. Charnoff reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

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