Dr. Joseph Hung, MD

Dr. Joseph Hung, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Hung, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Stamford, CT. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Read his story

1 Blachley Rd

Stamford, CT 06902

Contact Information

(203) 705-0870

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Connecticare
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 70% of peers
Chronic Pain
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more than 65% of peers
Cancer Pain
normal
more than 46% of peers

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Dr. Hung's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hung "Dr. Hung is a triple-board certified physician with expertise in interventional pain management, anesthesiology, and clinical informatics. He trained at Johns Hopkins (anesthesiology residency) and Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts General Hospital (pain medicine fellowship). While at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Hung was distinguished as Chief Resident for demonstrating consistent excellence in clinical skills, teamwork and leadership. In addition to being a skilled clinician, Dr. Hung has degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and in Biomedical Informatics from the Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine. Before attending medical school, he worked as an Information Technology professional in various positions at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, UBS Investment Bank, and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company. As both a healthcare provider and computer engineer, Dr. Hung believes in using the most up-to-date technologies and medical evidence for patient care. He has authored or co-authored numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, and abstracts while also lecturing at national pain management conferences. In addition to his current position at the Hospital for Special Surgery, he is an Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College. His academic interests include designing and optimizing clinical information systems."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hung "I believe in utilizing a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach to pain management and offer both interventional and non-interventional (including medication management) therapies."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Clinical Informatics
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • 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
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • 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 Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Johns Hokpins Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Oregon Health And Science University
    Other Education | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hung has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hung's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hung to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Hung'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
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Dr. Hung accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Connecticare
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Hung has admitting privileges

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021
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