Dr. Christian Whitney, DO

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Dr. Christian Whitney, DO
Dr. Whitney is a board certified pain management consultant practicing in Greenwich, Connecticut. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Yale University School of Medicine and fellowship in Pain Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Whitney has authored several chapters and articles in the field of Anesthesiology and Pain Management. In addition, he has appeared on local and nationally syndicated radio and television shows including "The Dr. Oz Show". He has consistently received awards and recognition, including but not limited to the Castle Connolly's Top Doctor Award, Vital's Patient's Choice Award, Greenwich Hospital Quality Award, and Top 10 Doctor Award State of Connecticut. He also stays up to date on industry advances through affiliation with a number of national organizations including the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, International Spine Intervention Society, American Pain Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Connecticut State Pain Society, Connecticut State Society of Anesthesiologist and is a CLM Fellow. Dr Whitney performs over one thousand interventional pain procedures annually while incorporating a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

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Dr. Whitney's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Norwalk, CT |
Dr. Whitney and his staff go above and beyond what is expected. He is knowledgeable, caring, friendly and does whatever it takes to ensure you get the care you deserve. They have worked around my schedule and they make sure all my questions were answered. I can't say enough about Dr. Whitney and his staff.
Greenwich, CT |
Amazing doctor who spent a significant amount of time evaluating my condition and listened to my concerns. He answered all my questions and was very knowledgeable. I saw him on Dr. Oz and many other media appearances. There's a reason why he's on the shows...he is a true leader in his field!!
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Dr. Whitney is a board certified pain management consultant practicing in Greenwich, Connecticut. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Yale University School of Medicine and fellowship in Pain Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Whitney has authored several chapters and articles in the field of Anesthesiology and Pain Management. In addition, he has appeared on local and nationally syndicated radio and television shows including "The Dr. Oz Show". He has consistently received awards and recognition, including but not limited to the  Castle Connolly's Top Doctor Award, Vital's Patient's Choice Award,  Greenwich Hospital Quality Award,  and Top 10 Doctor Award State of Connecticut. He also stays up to date on industry advances through affiliation with a number of national organizations including the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, International Spine Intervention Society, American Pain Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Connecticut State Pain Society, Connecticut State Society of Anesthesiologist and is a CLM Fellow. Dr Whitney performs over one thousand interventional pain procedures annually while incorporating a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. 

Dr. Whitney's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Greenwich Hospital Quality Award, 2011
    • Yale New Haven Hospital Patient Appreciation All Star Award, 2006
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    No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Saint Vincents Hospital-Midtown

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    Yale-New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

    Completed in 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Mandarin

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurolytic Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection