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Sadiah Siddiqui, MD

Anesthesiology, Pain Management
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Sadiah Siddiqui, MD

Anesthesiology, Pain Management
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Dr. Sadiah Siddiqui is a double board certified anesthesiologist specializing in Interventional pain medicine. Based on her comprehensive training, she understands that chronic pain can be an emotionally and physically challenging experience for patients. She works closely in collaboration with her colleagues in multiple specialties including orthopedic surgery, neurology, and rehabilitative medicine to customize a treatment plan tailored to the needs of her patients. Using a combination of state-of-the-art medical treatments and interventional procedures, she is committed to providing pain relief to improve her patient's quality of life. She strives to help patients regain their level of function. All of her interventional procedures are done under ultrasound or fluoroscopic guidance using the latest minimally invasive techniques.

Aside from her clinical work, Dr. Siddiqui has a strong interest in medical education and research. She has served as the Associate Program Director of the Weill Cornell Tri-Institute Pain Fellowship. She has also served as the Director of the Fellow/Resident Program for the World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography. She has numerous publications and has presented at a multitude of national conferences.

Dr. Siddiqui completed her pain medicine fellowship at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Tri-Institute Fellowship Program: Weill Cornell Medical College, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Cancer pain
Cervicogenic headaches
Chronic pain after surgery
Complex regional pain syndrome
Joint disease
Musculoskeletal disorders
Myofascial pain
Neuropathic pain
Post Herpetic Neuralgia
Spine - Degenerative disc disease and disc herniation
Spine - Facet arthropathy
Spine - Lumbar and cervical radiculopathy


Joint and bursa injections
Muscle and trigger point injections
Peripheral nerve stimulation
Spinal cord stimulation
Spine - Epidural steroid injections
Spine - Facet injections and diagnostic blockade
Spine - Radiofrequency ablation
Sympathetic blockade for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Ultrasound guided procedures
X-ray guided procedures


New York Super Doctors - Rising Star, 2018-2020
Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (LAMP) at Weill Cornell Medical College, 2017


American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
New York & New Jersey Societies of Interventional Pain Physicians
North American Neuromodulation Society
World Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography



Insurance Information

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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. 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 April 27, 2021, Dr. Siddiqui 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.


Drexel University College of Medicine, 2010


Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 2011


Anesthesiology at Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School, 2014


Pain Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Tri-Institute Pain Fellowship Program: Weill Cornell Medical
College, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 2015


Board Certification in Anesthesiology
Board Certification in Pain Management

State Licensure

Selected Books by Dr. Siddiqui

Ahmad N, Shilo D, Siddiqui S. Chapter - Pain Management, in "Interventional Radiology: Fundamentals of Clinical Practice" Editors – Pua, Bradley, Covey, Anne, Madoff, David. Oxford University Press, New York; 2017.

Siddiqui S, Gulati A. Ultrasound-Guided Greater Occipital Nerve Block, Ultrasound-Guided Pudendal Nerve Block, Ultrasound-Guided Ulnar Nerve Block in "Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist (CIPS) Maastricht Workbook". 2016.

Diwan S, Ahmed S, Siddiqui S, Mehta N. Chapter 49 - Cancer Pain, in "Yao & Artusio's Anesthesiology: Problem- Oriented Patient Management – 8th Edition" Editors – Yao, Fontes, Malhotra. Philadelphia PA, 2016.

Mehta N, Shah R, Siddiqui S. Chapter 24 - Lumbar Sympathetic Block, in "Interventional Pain Management: A Practical Approach- 2ndEdition" Editors - Baheti, Bakshi, Gupta, Gehdoo. New Delhi India, 2016.

Selected Publications

Siddiqui S, Sifonios AN, Le V, Martinez ME, Eloy JD, Kaufman AG. "Development of Phantom Limb Pain after Femoral Nerve Block: A Case Report." Case Reports in Medicine. Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 238453.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

Non-Opioid Compounds. Eastern Pain Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY. October 2018.

Ultrasound-Guided Procedures Workshop. New York Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Annual Meeting, Jersey City, NJ. November 2016.

Interventional Pain Management for Cancer Pain - Department of Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds at Weill Cornell, New York, NY. March 2016.

The use of High-Intensity Focused Ultrasonography for Lumbar Medial Branch Nerve Ablation in a swine model. Winner of Best Poster and presented at the American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography International Congress Meeting, Miami, FL. January 2015.

Discogenic Pain - Department of Anesthesiology Pain Management Grand Rounds at Weill Cornell, New York, NY. October 2014.