Dr. Craig Shalmi, MD

Dr. Craig Shalmi, MD

Pain Management  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Craig Shalmi, MD is a pain management specialist in Babylon, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1989 and specializes in pain management, pain medicine, and more.

500 W Main St Ste 116

Babylon, NY 11702

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Shalmi'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shalmi ""Your return to a better quality of life is my first priority.""

3  Specialties

  • Pain Management
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

43  Conditions Treated

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11  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

  • Union College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • St Elizabeths Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Beth Israel Mc Deaconess
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shalmi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shalmi's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shalmi to family and friends
28 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Shalmi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Love Dr. shalmi! Hate waiting to see him. Average wait time is 1 to 2 hours :-(
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I suffered from a spinal headache after having an epidural for a Caesarean section. No one was able to figure out what it was based on my symptoms. I was in horrible pain. One of my nurses put a call out to pain management. Dr. Shalmi actually came to my hospital room. He knew exactly what it...more
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Without question, the worst experience I have ever had. There is a pattern of lies in his office and staff. I've been billed for services never done! Shalmi is a money hungry doctor who is not looking to help anyone. Shalmi wants to treat elderly patients who are simply happy to have a physician....more
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Dr Shalmi gave me back pain relief! Thank you Dr Shalmi!
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The medical staff is amazing. Dr Shalmi is one of the kindest docs i've ever met. Explains what procedure and medications. Barbara Somers is such a great nurse and wants ease my pain. The office staff is another story. i am sent to ext, that no one answer. I leave messages & often, NO ONE...more
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