Dr. Joseph Hung, MD

Dr. Joseph Hung, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Joseph Hung, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Stamford, CT and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV in 2007 and specializes in pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.Read his story

1 Blachley Rd

Stamford, CT 06902

Contact Information

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

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Clinical Informatics

3  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*

41  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
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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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13  Procedures

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.


  • University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
    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
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Hung's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Hung inspires confidence by listening carefully, a warn and friendly persona, and then communicating very clearly the process he will be following to treat the condition. During the procedure he communicates progress in clear and reassuring terms -- quite distinctively. Most importantly, the...more
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Dr. Joseph Hung is kind, compassionate and thorough. After months of mis-diagnosed lower chronic back pain, I was referred to Dr. Hung. He dx inflammation in the SI Joint and after two steroid injections and PT I am now pain free.
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