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Christopher J. Visco, MD

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

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.

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
Clinical Expertise
Second Opinion
Elbow Disorder
Nerve Pain Due to Spinal Stenosis
Peripheral Nerve Disease
Disorder of Ligament of Shoulder
Physiatry Consult
Musculoskeletal Disease
Neuro Electrodiagnostic Test
Shoulder Instability
Second Opinions
Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Shoulder Disorder
Spinal Stenosis of Lumbar Region
Nerve Disorder
Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
Spinal Stenosis of Thoracic Region
Low Back Pain
Exercise Medicine
Spine Disorder
Nerve Conduction Studies
Spinal Nerve Root Block
Hamstring Tear
Degenerative Spinal Disorder
Muscle Pain
Joint Ache
Stenosis of Lumbosacral Spine
Repetitive Stress Injury
Meniscus Tear
Trigger Finger
Cervical Spine Disease
Sports Injuries
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Spine Care
Ankle Injury
Back Pain In Pregnancy
Cervical Herniated Disc
Morton's Neuroma
Cervical Spinal Stenosis
Epidual and Facet Injections
Stress Fracture
Functional Exercise
Consultations and Second Opinions
Nerve Block
Heel Spur
ACL Injury Tear
Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis
Heel Pain
Sprains and Strains
Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Muscle/Ligament Disorder
Resident Education
Ankle Pain
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Cervical Pain (Neck)
EMG (Electromyography)
Electrodiagnostic Testing
Knee Injury
Herniated Cervical Disc
Peripheral Nerve Disorder
Elbow Pain
Herniated Disc, Cervical
Sports Medicine
Spinal Injection
Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Disc
Elbow Joint Pain
Injection, Steroid, Spine
Nerve Conduction
Shoulder Joint Instability
Injury of Muscle
Arthritis of Spine
Injury to Nerves
Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
Epidural Injection into Lumbar Spine
Lumbar Disc Herniation
Muscle Stiffness
Hip Pain
Muscle Weakness
Sports Injury Rehabilitation
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
Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
Acute Pain Management
Spine Rehabilitation
Knee Pain
Stress Fracture of Tibia
Arthritic Rehabilitation
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
Lumbar Spinal Disorders
Shoulder Injury
Cervical Spinal Disorders
Disorder of Shoulder Joint
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Foot Pain
Rotator Cuff Tear
Hand and Wrist Problems
Knee Problem
Cortisone Injection
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Peripheral Neuropathy
Joint Pain
Occupational Injuries
Shoulder Pain
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Trigger Finger Therapy
Knee Injuries
Muscle Injury
Hip Problem
Musculoskeletal Pain
Hand Disorder
Soft Tissue Injury
Rotator Cuff Injury
Electromyography (EMG)
Tennis Elbow
Elbow Problem
Lower Back Pain
Sports Injury
Degenerative Spine Disease
Low Back and Neck Pain
Neck Pain
Prolapsed Cervical Intervertebral Disc
Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Ankle Injuries
Adolescent Sports Injuries
Musculoskeletal Disorder
Ankle Disorder
Kinetic Chain Approach
Disorder of Ligament
Trigger Point Injections
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Herniated Disc
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Spinal Block
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Back Pain
Exercise Physiology
Tear of Meniscus of Knee
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, 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
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
United Healthcare [HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


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Appointment Phone Number:
Primary Office
Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 1-199
New York, NY 10032

Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
Suite 3-375
New York, NY 10019

Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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