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Leena Mathew, MBBS, MD

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Leena Mathew, MBBS, MD
Leena Mathew, MBBS, MD
Biography

Leena Mathew received an MD from Tirunelveli Medical College, India, in 1995 at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Mathew completed an internship in the Department of Surgery, followed by a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in pain medicine.

Dr. Mathew joined the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine, at Columbia University Medical Center in August 2003. An associate professor of anesthesiology at CUMC, she is program director for the pain medicine fellowship. She practices all aspects of acute and chronic pain medicine, with a special interest in interventional pain medicine in the treatment of cancer and chronic pain, including neurolytic procedures, Botox, ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blockade, radiofrequency, and cryoablation, as well as implantable therapies. She is also interested in developing comprehensive treatment models for patients with pelvic pain and headaches.

Dr. Mathew is a member of the liver transplantation anesthesia team. She is also certified in medical acupuncture.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Primary Specialty
Pain Medicine (Board Certified)
Board Certification
Anesthesiology
Education And Training
Tirunelveli Medical College, South India
Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Areas of Expertise
Botox Treatment
Chronic Cancer Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Cryoablation
Facial Pain
Nerve Block
Radiofrequency Treatment
Head and Facial Pain
Cancer Pain Management
Headache
Acupuncture
Acupuncture For Chronic Pain
Anesthesia - Regional
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Affinity [HMO, Medicaid, Medicare]
Amerigroup [Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Columbia University Employee Plan, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), PPO]
GHI [PPO]
Health First [HMO, Medicaid, POS]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]
Health Net (PHS) [HMO, POS, PPO]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [HMO]
Local 1199 [Union]
Medicare [Medicare]
Neighborhood Health Providers [Medicaid]
Oxford Health Plans [Community Medicare, Medicare Advantage]
United Healthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]
Gender
Female

OFFICE INFORMATION

This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-7114
Primary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Columbus Circle
1790 Broadway
Suite 1500 Floor: 15th
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 305-7114
Fax: (212) 305-8883
Non-English Languages Spoken:
Hindi
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