Vincenzo Castellano, MD

Dr. Vincenzo Castellano is a board certified Hospital for Special Surgery physician specializing in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine. He treats disorders of the back, neck, joints and muscles. In addition, Dr. Castellano performs various minimally invasive procedures, including epidural steroid injections. Furthermore, he performs electrodiagnostic tests, such as EMGs and nerve conduction studies, to aid in the diagnosis of muscle and nerve pathologies.

Dr. Castellano underwent his undergraduate studies at Columbia University. He then attended the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine. Dr. Castellano completed his residency at UCLA / GLAVA Medical Centers. Subsequently, he underwent a fellowship in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Castellano is fluent in Italian and has working knowledge of Spanish. His office is conveniently located at Hospital for Special Surgery’s Integrative Care Center. The Integrative Care Center is a Hospital for Special Surgery facility dedicated to offering the latest in conventional medical treatments along with complimentary therapies to promote the wellness of patients with various musculoskeletal issues. In 2008, Dr. Castellano had the honor of being chosen as the third Medical Director in the history of the Integrative Care Center.

Appointments

Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Medical Director, Integrative Care Center

Specialty

Subspecialty

Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine

Special Expertise

Back Injuries
Neck Injuries
Joint Injuries
Muscle Injuries
Sports-Related Injuries

Affiliations

American College of Sports Medicine
International Spine Intervention Society
North American Spine Society
International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Procedures

Epidural Steroid Injections
Selective Nerve Root Blocks
Intra-Articular Injections
Facet Joint Cyst Aspiration and Rupture
Radiofrequency Ablation
Discography
IDET (Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy)
Percutaneous Disc Decompression
EMG/NCS (Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Studies)

Specialized Centers

Languages

Italian, Spanish

Education

BA, Columbia University, New York
MD, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York

Internship

North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York

Residency

UCLA / GLAVA Medical Centers, Los Angeles, California

Fellowship

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

Certification

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

State Licensure

New York, California

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Dr. Vincenzo Castellano, Physiatrist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Integrative Care Center
635 Madison Avenue
5th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Tel: 212.224.7920
Fax: 212.755.5639

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021