Dr. Anthony Cucuzzella, MD

Dr. Anthony Cucuzzella, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Anthony Cucuzzella, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in pain medicine.Read his story

4735 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 3302

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cucuzzella performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Nerve Block
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Cucuzzella's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Cucuzzella's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cucuzzella "Dr. Tony Cucuzzella attended Duke University as an undergraduate, then trained at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, then performed a fellowship in Interventional Spine Procedures at the Portner Orthopedic Clinic in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Cucuzzella is Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a diplomate of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and also contributes to their Medical Education Committee. He is an active Council member of the Medical-Dental staff at Christiana Care and on the Board of Directors of the YMCA."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cucuzzella "Dr. Cucuzzella specializes in non-operative spine care. This includes epidural blocks and corticosteroid injections, spine facet joint injections, spine facet joint denervations (radio frequency ablations), hip and sacroiliac joint injections, discography, and minimally invasive intradiscal procedures. All of Dr. Cucuzzella's procedures are performed under fluoroscopic x-ray guidance. Dr. Cucuzzella emphasizes a conservative approach beginning with physical therapy by a therapist specializing in spine and "

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

26  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Mc Del
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Ptnr Or Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cucuzzella has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cucuzzella's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cucuzzella to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Cucuzzella's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

When he walked in the room, he seemed so distracted I thought he was drunk. He had me do some back movements, but it all felt creepy. Honestly, he kept looking at my body--and he put his hands in places that felt, um, unnecessary.
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Best doctor ever.
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