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Jeffrey M. Ciccone, MD

Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Spine

About Dr. Ciccone

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Dr. Jeffrey Ciccone treats a wide array of conditions with focus on acute and chronic pain management. He specializes in interventional spine, sports and musculoskeletal medicine and procedures, with particular interest in advancing the field of neuromodulation (nerve stimulation).

His expertise in spine and musculoskeletal techniques includes epidural and facet blocks, joint and nerve injections, tendon and soft tissue injections using various imaging guidance including fluoroscopy and ultrasonography. He is also highly experienced in spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation, platelet-rich plasma techniques and radiofrequency ablation techniques. He has developed keen interest and clinical acumen in employing multimodal therapies using technological advances in conjunction with physical therapy, lifestyle modification and rehabilitative techniques.

He received his Bachelor of Arts at Cornell University and went on to earn his Medical Degree from Stony Brook School of Medicine. He subsequently completed his ACGME board certification residency in anesthesiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He further went on to ACGME accredited fellowship training for pain management at the Tri-Institutional Pain Medicine Fellowship at Weill Cornell Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

After a year of working in the private sector, he was recruited by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to help build the outpatient and inpatient pain management practice and help develop the sub-department of Integrative Pain Management with colleagues. During this tenure for 10 years, he trained over 70 fellows in interventional pain management. He also served as an official MD acupuncturist and physician on staff at the US Open Tennis Championships in Flushing Meadows, with direct medical work and staffing in the training room of the ATP players.

Dr. Ciccone takes pride in his down-to-earth, realistic, patient-centric and restorative approach to pain management. He has been recognized by his peers and awarded Castle Connolly Top Doctors and has given multiple lectures, training workshops, panel discussions, and peer-reviewed publications in his career.

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Departments

Special Expertise

Arthritis
Back pain
Cervicogenic headaches and migraine
Chronic pain after surgery
CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome)
Hypermobility syndrome
Joint pain
Muscle strains
Neck pain
Nerve pain
Sciatica
Spine - Degenerative disc disease and disc herniation
Spine - Facet arthropathy
Spine - Lumbar and cervical radiculopathy
Spine - Spinal stenosis
​​​​​​​Sports hernia
Sports injuries
Tendon and ligament sprains

Procedures

Botox
Diagnostic and therapeutic spinal injection
Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation (DRG)
Epidural steroid injection
Facet injection and medial branch block
Joint and bursa injection
Nerve block
Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)
Peripheral nerve stimulation
Pulsed radiofrequency
Radiofrequency ablation
Spinal cord stimulation
Tendon and muscle injection
Transforaminal epidural steroid injection
Trigger point injection
Ultrasound guided procedures
Viscosupplementation
X-ray guided procedures

Patient Stories

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Insurance

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.

Credentials

Appointments

Assistant Attending Physician, Pain Management, Hospital for Special Surgery

Affiliations

American Society of Anesthesiologists
International Neuromodulation Society
New York Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists
North American Neuromodulation Society

Certification

American Board of Anesthesiologists, Primary Certification in Anesthesiology, Board Certified 2010
American Board of Anesthesiologists, Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine, Board Certified 2011

Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2021
Junior Faculty Educator Award, Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai, 2012
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Stony Brook School of Medicine 2005

Education

Renaissance School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, 2005

Internship

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2006

Residency

Anesthesiology, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, 2009

Fellowship

Pain Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Tri-Institute Fellowship Program (Weill Cornell Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), 2010

State Licensure

Languages

English

For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Ciccone

Selected Books/Chapters

Ciccone, Jeffrey (2020). Book Chapter – Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction: Diagnosis in Deer, T and Azeem, N. Essentials of Radiofrequency Ablation of the Spine and Joints. Springer – in publication.

Ciccone, Jeffrey (2019). Book Chapter – Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Khelemsky, Y, Malhotra, A, Gritsenko, K. Academic Pain Medicine: A Practical Guide to Rotations, Fellowships, and Beyond. Springer.

Ciccone, Jeffrey (2019). Book Chapter – Autonomic Nervous System in Patel, A, Bhatt, H, Kim, S. Basic Essentials: A Comprehensive Review for the Anesthesiology BASIC Exam. Cambridge University Press.

Selected Journal Articles

Khelemsky Y, Goldberg AT, Hurd YL, Winkel G, Ninh A, Qian L, Oprescu A, Ciccone J, Katz DJ. Perioperative Patient Beliefs Regarding Potential Effectiveness of Marijuana (Cannibinoids) for Treatment of Pain: A Prospective Population Survey. Reg. Anesth Pain Med. 2017 Sep/Oct; 42(5):652-659.

Ali R, Ciccone J, Tseng V. Cervical sympathetic blockade for the management of electrical storm. J Clin Anesth. 2017 Feb; 36: 47-50.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

Grand Rounds, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai – "Low Back Pain – Current Paradigms" – March, 2021

Invited Speaker American Society for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine – "Cannabinoids in Acute Pain", November 2020.

Workshop, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Annual Symposium on Cancer Pain Management, Ultrasound Truncal Blocks, Regenerative Medicine Techniques – Fall, 2019.

Invited Speaker for North American Neuromodulation Society Mid-Year Meeting – "Update on Anticoagulation Recommendations for Advanced Interventional Pain Procedures" – June, 2019.

Invited Speaker at KIMA Wellness and Physiotherapy Center – "Acupuncture and Modern Application" – Fall, 2018 and "Platelet Rich Plasma, A Guide for Physical Therapists" – July, 2019.

Invited Speaker at World Acupuncture Congress, Milan Italy – "Acupuncture in Orthopedics and Post-operative Pain Management: A Modern Approach" – January, 2019.

Problem Based Learning Discussion – NYSSA PGA – "Pain Management in the Injured Athlete" – December 2017, 2018.

Invited Speaker to Electrical Employees Self Insurance Safety Plan for Workers Compensation Medical Board – "The Opioid Crisis and Opioid Management for Chronic Non-Malignant Pain in the Injured Worker" – January, 2018.

Workshop, ASA Annual Meeting, SAMBA Annual Meeting – Head and Neck Ultrasound Guided Blocks – 2016.

Workshop, NYSSA PGA – Musculoskeletal Joint and Soft Tissue Ultrasound Workshop – 2015-2019

Research

Research Interests

Evidence-based medicine for pain management
Novel approaches and therapeutics in neuromodulation and spinal cord stimulation

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of January 18, 2022, Dr. Ciccone reported no relationships with healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.