Christine Peterson, MD

Christine Peterson, MD is the Director of Inpatient Pain Medicine Services at Hospital for Special Surgery. She is board-certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Peterson provides pain management services to chronic and recuperative pain inpatients, coordinates interdisciplinary pain services throughout the hospital and provides consultations to evaluate, diagnose and treat inpatients with complex pain conditions.

Dr. Peterson is a graduate of Memorial Sloan-Kettering's Pain and Palliative Care fellowship program. She completed an internal medicine residency at Lenox Hill Hospital and received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine.


Director of Inpatient Pain Medicine Services, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Attending Physician, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Chronic pain

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.


State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY


Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY


Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital


Pain and Palliative Care, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY


Internal Medicine (2005), Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2010)

State Licensure

New York

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.


Contact Information

Office Locations

535 E. 70th St.
8th floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1036
Fax: 212.517.4481

Mailing Address

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

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