Dr. Christian Whitney, DO

Dr. Christian Whitney, DO

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(8)
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Dr. Christian Whitney, DO is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Greenwich, CT. He is 39 years old and has been practicing for 13 years. Read his story

5 Perryridge Rd Fl 2

Greenwich, CT 06830

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Golden Rule
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Whitney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Whitney "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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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • 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 Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • 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
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Saint Vincents Hospital-Midtown
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Greenwich Hospital Quality Award, 2011
  • Yale New Haven Hospital Patient Appreciation All Star Award, 2006
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitney to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
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 accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
    Connecticare POS
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MVP Health Care
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Whitney has admitting privileges

Greenwich Hospital
5 Perryridge Rd
Greenwich, CT 06830
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Stamford Hospital
30 Shelburne Rd
Stamford, CT 06902
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Yale - New Haven Hospital
20 York St
New Haven, CT 06510
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