Daniel I. Richman, MD

Dr. Daniel Richman is an attending anesthesiologist at Hospital for Special Surgery in the Department of Anesthesiology and Division of Pain Management. Dr. Richman is also an assistant attending and clinical instructor within the Tri-Institutional Pain Management Fellowship in conjunction with New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and has been practicing at Hospital for Special Surgery since 1991.

Dr Richman specializes in orthopedic-related pain management with a specific interest in managing conditions related to the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He is an expert in interventional treatments such as epidural steroid injections, diagnostic nerve blocks both under fluoroscopic and ultrasound guidance, radiofrequency denervation, sympathetic blockade and discography. Dr. Richman has extensive knowledge of managing advanced pain with implantable technology such as intrathecal pumps and spinal cord stimulators. He frequently works with both the inpatient and outpatient pain divisions within Hospital for Special Surgery as an expert in managing difficult perioperative analgesia in the chronic pain patient.

Dr. Richmanís research interests include efficacy of epidural steroid injections in professional athletes and has presented at international meetings on this topic. He is highly involved in the diagnosis and treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. He is a member of the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Associationís Clinical Committee and is actively involved in the research of innovative techniques for this condition, particularly intravenous ketamine therapy in conjunction with continuous epidural and peripheral nerve blockade. Dr. Richman is committed to advancing the diagnosis and treatment of difficult pain conditions through the use of multidisciplinary treatments.

For the past fifteen years, Dr Richman has consistently been rated in Castle Connollyís Top Doctors as an expert in pain management in the New York City Metropolitan Area.

Appointments

Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Subspecialty

Acupuncture, Pain Management

Special Expertise

Subspecialty in orthopedic related chronic pain, low back pain and neuropathic pain

Awards

How to Find the Best Doctors: Castle Connolly Guide, New York Area, 5th Edition. Listed as one of the top doctors in Pain Management in New York area
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011

Affiliations

American Society of Anesthesiologists
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiologists
International Association for the Study of Pain
International Anesthesia Research Society
American Pain Society
The Hospital Graduate's Society
American Society of Anesthesiology

Procedures

Pain Management
Acupuncture

Specialized Centers

Education

MD, UMDNJ - Medical School, New Jersey

Residency

Hartford Hospital, Anesthesiology, CT

Fellowship

Pain Management, Oxford University Pain Relief Unit & Department of Medicine, Oxford, UK
Pain Management/Regional Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell University Medical Center

Certification

American Board of Anesthesiology, 1991 
American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, 1996
American Board of Pain Medicine, 1994

State Licensure

New York

Selected Publications

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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Dr. Daniel Richman, Anesthesiologist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
Pain Management Center
429 East 75th Street - 5th floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1768
Fax: 212.774.7208

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