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Christopher J. Visco, MD

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Christopher J. Visco, MD
Christopher J. Visco, MD
Biography

Christopher J. Visco, MD, FAAPMR, RMSK is an Assistant Professor at Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, an Assistant Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, and Associate Residency Program Director. He specializes in treating patients with sports and spine injuries.

He completed his residency in PM&R at Kessler/UMDNJ and his Spine and Sports Fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern University. His main areas of interest are in sports and musculoskeletal medicine, applications of diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound, preventative and regenerative musculoskeletal care, and medical education. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, and is a registered musculoskeletal sonographer.

He is an award-winning teacher, has been an invited lecturer internationally, edited a textbook, is a peer-reviewer for multiple journals and has been a regional, national and international course director multiple times.

Dr. Visco sees patients at both CUMC's main campus at 180 Ft. Washington Ave., Suite 199, and at CUMC's midtown campus at 51 W. 51st Street. Call 212-305-3535 for an appointment.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Primary Specialties
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Board Certified)
Sports Medicine (Board Certified)
Education And Training
UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School
Internship: Atlantic Health System - Overlook Hospital
Residency: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine -UMDNJ
Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Areas of Expertise
Spondyloarthritis
Cervical Herniated Disc
Exercise
Cervical Spinal Stenosis
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Stress Fracture
Consultation
Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Morton's Neuroma
Functional Exercise
Consultations and Second Opinions
Epidual and Facet Injections
ACL Injury Tear
Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains
Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Block
Heel Spur
Ankle Pain
Electromyography
Rehabilitation
Heel Pain
Cervical Pain (Neck)
EMG (Electromyography)
Muscle/Ligament Disorder
Resident Education
Knee Injury
Herniated Cervical Disc
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Electrodiagnostic Testing
Elbow Pain
Herniated Disc, Cervical
Peripheral Nerve Disorder
Spinal Injection
Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Disc
Sports Medicine
Elbow Joint Pain
Injection, Steroid, Spine
Shoulder Joint Instability
Injury of Muscle
Nerve Conduction
Arthritis of Spine
Injury to Nerves
Discogram
Epidural Injection into Lumbar Spine
Lumbar Disc Herniation
Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
Hip Pain
Muscle Weakness
Muscle Stiffness
Diet/Exercise
Patellar Tendinitis
Musculoskeletal Imaging
Rehabilitation Medicine
Neck and Back Pain
Muscle Strain
Nerve Blocks
Spine Problems
Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
Nerve Conduction Study
Cervical Disc Herniation
Shoulder Arthritis
Nerve Injury
Second Opinion
Elbow Disorder
Nerve Pain Due to Spinal Stenosis
Peripheral Nerve Disease
Disorder of Ligament of Shoulder
Physiatry Consult
Neuro Electrodiagnostic Test
Shoulder Instability
Second Opinions
Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Shoulder Disorder
Spinal Stenosis of Lumbar Region
Musculoskeletal Disease
Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
Spinal Stenosis of Thoracic Region
Stenosis
Spondylitis
Exercise Medicine
Spine Disorder
Nerve Disorder
Spinal Nerve Root Block
Hamstring Tear
Spondylisthesis
Low Back Pain
Muscle Pain
Joint Ache
Stenosis of Lumbosacral Spine
Nerve Conduction Studies
Repetitive Stress Injury
Meniscus Tear
Trigger Finger
Degenerative Spinal Disorder
Sports Injuries
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Ultrasound
Spine Care
Ankle Injury
Cervical Spine Disease
Radiofrequency
Back Pain In Pregnancy
Lumbar Spinal Disorders
Rotator Cuff Tear
Hand and Wrist Problems
Cervical Spinal Disorders
Radiculopathy
Knee Problem
Foot Pain
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Peripheral Neuropathy
Occupational Injuries
Shoulder Pain
Cortisone Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Trigger Finger Therapy
Joint Pain
Knee Injuries
Muscle Injury
Hip Problem
Musculoskeletal Pain
Hand Disorder
Soft Tissue Injury
Fractures
Sprain
Electromyography (EMG)
Tennis Elbow
Sciatica
Elbow Problem
Lower Back Pain
Rotator Cuff Injury
Degenerative Spine Disease
Low Back and Neck Pain
Osteoarthritis
Sports Injury
Prolapsed Cervical Intervertebral Disc
Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
Neuropathy
Ankle Injuries
Adolescent Sports Injuries
Neck Pain
Ankle Disorder
Kinetic Chain Approach
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Trigger Point Injections
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Musculoskeletal Disorder
Tendonitis
Disorder of Ligament
Scoliosis
Herniated Disc
Spinal Block
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Exercise Physiology
Tear of Meniscus of Knee
Bursitis
Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
Acute Pain Management
Back Pain
Spine Rehabilitation
Knee Pain
Arthritis
Stress Fracture of Tibia
Arthritic Rehabilitation
Osteoporosis
Stress Fracture of Hip
Shin Splints
Stress Fracture of Femur
Non-Surgical Approach to Back Pain
Spinal Injury
Shoulder Problem
Spinal Stenosis
Golfer's Elbow
Spinal Injections
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Spinal Arthritis
Patellar Tendonitis
Shoulder Tendinitis
Runner's Knee
Shoulder Injury
Strain
Disorder of Shoulder Joint
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [HMO, NY, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Health Republic - Freelancers (Exchange)
Local 1199
Medicare
Multiplan
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
POMCO
United Healthcare [HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]
Gender
Male

OFFICE INFORMATION

Primary Office
Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 199 Floor: 1
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-3535
Fax: (212) 342-1470
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
Suite 375 Floor: 3
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 305-3535
Fax: (212) 342-1470
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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