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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
Neuro Electrodiagnostic Test
Shoulder Instability
Second Opinions
Musculoskeletal Disease
Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Shoulder Disorder
Spinal Stenosis of Lumbar Region
Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
Spinal Stenosis of Thoracic Region
Nerve Disorder
Exercise Medicine
Spine Disorder
Low Back Pain
Spinal Nerve Root Block
Hamstring Tear
Nerve Conduction Studies
Muscle Pain
Joint Ache
Stenosis of Lumbosacral Spine
Degenerative Spinal Disorder
Repetitive Stress Injury
Meniscus Tear
Trigger Finger
Sports Injuries
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Cervical Spine Disease
Spine Care
Ankle Injury
Back Pain In Pregnancy
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Spinal Stenosis
Morton's Neuroma
Stress Fracture
Epidual and Facet Injections
Functional Exercise
Consultations and Second Opinions
ACL Injury Tear
Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Block
Heel Spur
Sprains and Strains
Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Heel Pain
Ankle Pain
Muscle/Ligament Disorder
Resident Education
Cervical Pain (Neck)
EMG (Electromyography)
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Knee Injury
Herniated Cervical Disc
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
Epidural Injection into Lumbar Spine
Lumbar Disc Herniation
Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
Hip Pain
Muscle Weakness
Muscle Stiffness
Patellar Tendinitis
Musculoskeletal Imaging
Sports Injury Rehabilitation
Neck and Back Pain
Muscle Strain
Nerve Blocks
Rehabilitation Medicine
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
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Spinal Injections
Patellar Tendonitis
Spinal Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Shoulder Tendinitis
Lumbar Spinal Disorders
Shoulder Injury
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Cervical Spinal Disorders
Disorder of Shoulder Joint
Hand and Wrist Problems
Foot Pain
Rotator Cuff Tear
Knee Problem
Peripheral Neuropathy
Cortisone Injection
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Shoulder Pain
Joint Pain
Occupational Injuries
Trigger Finger Therapy
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Muscle Injury
Knee Injuries
Musculoskeletal Pain
Hip Problem
Soft Tissue Injury
Hand Disorder
Tennis Elbow
Rotator Cuff Injury
Electromyography (EMG)
Lower Back Pain
Elbow Problem
Low Back and Neck Pain
Sports Injury
Degenerative Spine Disease
Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
Neck Pain
Prolapsed Cervical Intervertebral Disc
Adolescent Sports Injuries
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Ankle Injuries
Kinetic Chain Approach
Musculoskeletal Disorder
Ankle Disorder
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Disorder of Ligament
Trigger Point Injections
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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