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Christine Peterson, MD


Anesthesiology, Pain Management
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Christine Peterson, MD

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

Tel: 212.606.1036
Fax: 212.517.4481
535 E. 70th St.
8th floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1036
Fax: 212.517.4481

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.

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Appointments

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

Specialty

Specialized Centers

Special Expertise

Chronic pain

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
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.

Book an Appointment with Dr. Peterson

Dr. Peterson accepts the following insurance plans. Please check to see if your insurance is on this list before proceeding.

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
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.

Please call our office at to book an appointment.

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 September 06, 2018, Dr. Peterson 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

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

Internship

Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY

Residency

Internal Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship

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

Certification

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

State Licensure

New York

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.