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Christopher A. DiMeo, MD


Anesthesiology
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Christopher A. DiMeo, MD

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

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481

Dr. Christopher A. DiMeo is a board certified anesthesiologist specializing in regional anesthesia. His clinical interests include utilization of advanced continuous peripheral nerve blockade techniques to mitigate postoperative pain. Dr. DiMeo's interest in clinical education has surfaced as a member of the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management's Education Committee and through volunteer educational initiatives in developing countries.

Dr. DiMeo oversees the Department’s novel cadaver lab curriculum, which exposes Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine fellows to new anesthetic techniques.

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Appointments

Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Specialty

Affiliations

American Society of Anesthesiologists
International Anesthesia Research Society
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists
Society for Education in Anesthesia
Health Volunteers Overseas

Languages

English

Insurance Information

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
EmblemHealth GHI
EmblemHealth HIP
EmblemHealth Select Care
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 have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

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Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
EmblemHealth GHI
EmblemHealth HIP
EmblemHealth Select Care
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.

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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 if payments were received during the prior year, or if the HSS physician currently receives payment. 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 July 25, 2017, Dr. Di Meo reported no financial interest 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.

Education

University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, 2000

Internship

Internal Medicine/Surgery, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

Residency

Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College
University of California at San Diego

Fellowship

Regional Anesthesia, Hospital for Special Surgery

Certification

Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology - 2005
Diplomate National Board of Medical Examiners - 2001

State Licensure

New York

Selected Publications

DiMeo C. "IPACK Block in TKA Patient." Presented at: 2018 World Congress on Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. New York, NY, 2018.