Dr. Christopher Mandigo, MD

Dr. Christopher Mandigo, MD

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Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
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43 y/o
(35)

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Dr. Christopher Mandigo, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in neurological spine surgery and neurosurgery.Read his story

Columbia Doctors Midtown

51 W 51st St # 380

New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Mandigo'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. Mandigo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mandigo "Dr. Mandigo earned his medical doctorate from the College of Physicians and Surgeons where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his Neurological Surgery Internship, Residency and Chief Residency at the Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University. Dr. Mandigo's practice is devoted to spinal deformity, degenerative spine disease, intervertebral disc disease, spinal column tumors and spinal cord tumors. Dr. Mandigo uses minimally invasive techniques for spinal surgery including the use of narrow tube retractor systems for cervical and lumbar microdiscectomy and spinal fusion. He also has expertise in artificial disc replacement surgery in the cervical spine. He has particular expertise evaluating and, if required, treating disorders of spinal alignment such as scoliosis or sagittal imbalance. Dr. Mandigo's office is in The Spine Hospital of the Neurological Institute of New York in Department of Neurological Surgery at the Neurological Institute of Columbia Medical Center/NewYork Presbyterian Hospital."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mandigo "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Schwannoma
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Newyork-Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mandigo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mandigo's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mandigo to family and friends
35 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Mandigo'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Christopher Mandigo performed an 8. 1/2 hour surgery rebuilding the anterior and posterior areas of my neck from C3-T1 this week. He is absolutely the most brilliant neck and spine surgeon and I count myself very, very fortunate to be one of his patients. Very articulate, warm, kind and a...more
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When I met Christopher Mandigo, MD could walk without a cane or walker and hit tennis balls.. After his horrific and disgusting treatment I cannot walk normally.
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Dr. Mandigo explained my back issue, surgical procedures, and answered every question I had to help me be fully aware of my condition and how surgery would effect me. He gave me complete peace of mind.
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Dr. Mandigo took extensive time explaining my condition and options. He was highly empathetic and informative. After surgery, he was available and attentive. He communicated directly with me on-call during some complications. Dr. Mangdigo is one of the best doctors that I have ever met. He clearly...more
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Dr Mandigo is an outstanding surgeon and Caring doctor. I had 2 procedures done by Dr.Mandigo Dr.Mandigo was highly recommended and I felt very comfortable Being his patient and. I still visit his office for follow ups.
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