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Faye Rim, MD, FAAPMR


Pain Management, Physiatry
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Faye Rim, MD, FAAPMR

Pain Management, Physiatry
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Dr. Faye Rim is a board certified physiatrist and pain management specialist within the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management. Dr. Rim received her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She also completed a fellowship focused on pain medicine and palliative care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Prior to joining Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), Dr. Rim served as Chief of Pain and Palliative Medicine at Metropolitan Hospital.

Dr. Rim oversees the hospital's presurgical screening pain program, where she treats patients with complex pain and controlled substance tolerance. She also works on improving preoperative screenings to ensure optimum pain management for all orthopedic patients.

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Appointments

Medical Director, Presurgical Chronic Pain Management, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery

Specialty

Special Expertise

Opioid safety

Affiliations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Association of Academic Physiatrists
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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. Rim

Dr. Rim 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.

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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 September 24, 2018, Dr. Rim 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

New York Medical College, 2002

Internship

Westchester Medical Center, 2003

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center, 2006

Fellowship

Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 2007

Certification

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Subspecialty Through ABIM
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Medical Specialties

State Licensure

New York

Patient Education by Dr. Rim on HSS.edu

Selected Books by Dr. Rim

Sonnenblick E, Frishman WH, Sica, DA. Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapeutics. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division. 2003. Rim, F. Imidazoline Receptor Agonist Drugs for the Treatment of Systemic Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure. pp. 515-526.

Sonnenblick E, Frishman WH, Sica, DA. Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapeutics. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division. 2003. Rim, F. Innovative Drug Targets for Treating Cardiovascular Disease: Adhesion Molecules, Cytokines, Neuropeptide Y, Calcineurin, Bradykinin, Urotensin, and Heat Shock Protein. pp. 705-740.

Selected Publications

Rikabi M, MacNichol O, Rim F, Chalabi J. "Use of methylnaltrexone in opioid induced chronic constipation and rectal prolapse." AAPM 2015 ANNUAL MEETING ABSTRACTS. Pain Medicine, 16: (3) 558-622.

Siefferman J, Narcisse ZA; Mogilevsky M, Rim F. Lipoma-Associated Neuropathic Pain: A Report of Two Cases. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: April 2011; Volume 90(4): ppg a116-117.

McNamara J, Shinkazh N, Rim,F, Sunga R, Cristian A. Methadone-associated QTc Interval Prolongation at Doses Utilized for Chronic Pain: a small study. Pharmacy and Therapeutic, 2011 February; 36 (2): 78-85

Selected Presentations

Panelist: Palliative Care Throughout the Community: A Continuum. New York Law School Conference Center. November 2, 2016.

Panelist: 28th Annual International Symposium on Achieving Health Equity Through Community Partnerships. Innovations in Community Based Participatory Research. April 13, 2015.

Poster: Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndrome vs. Delirum: a case report. Toro, R, Rim F, 2017 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care. Phoenix, AZ, February 22, 2017.

Poster: Disparities in Palliative Care among Minorities and Underserved Older Adults. Fay Rim, MD, Daniel S. Gardner, PhD, LCSW, Meredith Doherty, LCSW, Jonathan Ruiz. 2nd Annual Health Disparities Symposium, NYU Langone Medical Center, NY, NY, October 18, 2016.