Dr. Julie Huang, MD

Dr. Julie Huang, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Dr. Julie Huang, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Greenwich, CT. She graduated from D GEFFEN SCH OF MED-UCLA and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read her story

5 Perryridge Rd Fl 2

Greenwich, CT 06830

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Coccygeal Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chronic Pain
more than 85% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Huang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Huang "Dr. Julie H. Huang-Lionnet is a Harvard and Hopkins-trained Board-Certified Anesthesiologist specializing in Interventional Pain Management with certifications in Regenerative, Cosmetic, and Aesthetic Medicine. Dr. Huang-Lionnet was awarded the W.L. Moody, Jr. and Louis J. Walsh Engineering scholarships during her undergraduate studies, earning her B.A. in Biochemistry and Cellular Biology and B.A. in Biological Sciences with minor in Bioengineering and Computer Science from Rice University, summa cum laude. She was recipient of the National Institute of Health (NIH) M.D., Ph.D. Scientist Training Grant at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California in Los Angeles, where she earned her M.D. with Distinction. She spent a few years performing basic science and translational research in targeted kinase drug discovery for variety of cancers with collaborations at Stanford, MIT-Broad Institute, and UC San Francisco. She also obtained her MBA with honors through the Medical Leadership program at UCLA Anderson School of Management, where she discovered her entrepreneurial spirit and has since received small business grant funding and numerous venture competition awards for medical device development in collaboration with UCLA Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology (CASIT). Dr. Huang-Lionnet completed her Anesthesiology Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital within their clinical research track. During her time at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Huang-Lionnet served as a medical officer at the FDA in drug, device, and biologics regulatory review, with the aim to understand how to bring healthcare advances to the patient's bedside. She completed her Pain Management Fellowship at Harvard Medical School - Brigham and Women's Hospital while also serving as Chair of the Fellows and Residents Section Committee (RSC) for the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA). Committed to patient care, Dr. Huang-Lionnet's clinical interests encompass a wide range of pain conditions. Some of her specialties include spine-related pain, musculoskeletal disorders, degenerative joint diseases, cancer pain, neuropathic pain, regenerative medicine, chronic migraines or headaches, and post-surgical pain. She believes in providing comprehensive care for her patients with a multidisciplinary approach. Integral to her practice is the pursuit of cutting edge pain treatments, including minimally-invasive fluoroscopic and ultrasound-guided interventions, spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation, and intrathecal therapies. Dr. Huang-Lionnet is leading development of Cancer Pain Research Consortium's (CPRC) efforts globally. She led development of both the Regenerative Medicine and Cancer Pain Management Programs at the Sackler Pain Management Center at Greenwich Hospital— Yale New Haven Health into a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive pain center. She has continued her societal leadership involvement on both national and international levels, currently serving as Director-at-Large for the Board of Directors (first female pain physician to serve on the NANS Board) and Chair of the Women in Neuromodulation (WIN) Executive Committee for North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS). Dr. Huang-Lionnet is currently also leading as Co-Chair of the Neural Engineering Neuromodec and NANS Diversity and Accessibility Committee . Dr. Huang-Lionnet has clinical and research interests in neuromodulation, regenerative medicine, cancer pain, biologics, and targeted drug development. In her field of pain medicine, she has been heavily involved in clinical trials and basic science research for drug discovery and technology development. She currently serves as Editor for NANS and Reviewer for Pain Medicine. Dr. Huang-Lionnet has published numerous articles in nationally recognized journals and has also been invited to present at numerous national and international conferences."
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8  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Headache Management
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Regional Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

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

76  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Aging Face
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Diseases Affecting Musculoskeletal System
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Premature Aging
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Skin Aging
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrinkles
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37  Procedures

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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.


    Medical School | Graduated
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Director-at-Large for Board of Directors and Chair for the Women in Neuromodulation Executive Committee, North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), 2017
  • Department of Defense (TATRC) Phase I Grant for Medical Device Development, Approval November, 2010
  • Greenwich Hospital Service Excellence Award, 2018
  • Reviewer for Pain Medicine (Journal), 2016
  • Vice Chair of Operations for the Women in Neuromodulation Executive Committee, North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), 2014
  • Greenwich Hospital Yale New Haven Health - Quality Award Program Certificate of Appreciation, 2016
  • Greenwich Hospital Yale New Haven Health - Quality Award Program Certificate of Nomination, 2016
  • Co-Chair of Women in Neuromodulation Committee for North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), 2014
  • First Place “Innovation in Education” Award at Johns Hopkins 13th Annual ACCM Research Conference, 2011
  • Physician Partner in Care Award, Greenwich Hospital, 2017
  • Chair-Elect for the Women in Neuromodulation Executive Committee, North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), 2015
  • Best of Meeting Abstract Awards, Selected for Presentation – ASRA Fall Meeting 2011, 2011
  • Best Scientific Research Poster, Selected for Presentation – ASRA Spring Meeting 2011, 2011
Media & Publications
  • Activation in Glioblastoma through Novel Missense Mutations in the Extracellular Domain,
  • Targeting Human Mas-Related G-Protein-Coupled Receptor X1,
  • Conservative Treatment or Combination Treatment for Cervical Radiculopathy,
  • Patient Selection and Treatment of Lumbar, Thoracic, and Cervical Facetogenic Pain,
  • Assessing the Significance of Chromosomal Aberrations in Cancer,
  • Occipital Nerve Pulsed Radiofrequency Treatment,
  • Molecular Determinants of EGFR Kinase Inhibitor Response in Glioblastoma,
  • Expression of Drosophila neoplastic tumor suppressor genes discslarge, scribble, and lethal giant larvae in the mammalian ovary,
  • Central Pain States,
  • Case Series and Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Review,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • French

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Dr. Huang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Huang to family and friends
21 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Huang'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 (10)

I have seen a number of medical and surgical specialists over the past ten years and Dr. Huang-Lionnet’s attention to detail, technical skills, patience and understanding far surpass that of other physicians. She truly takes her time to listen to my medical history and needs and asks thorough...more
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My confidence in pursuing pain management treatment was bolstered by the depth and breadth of Dr. Huang-Lionnet’s expertise and the translation of this into her clinical work. A deep understanding of and contribution to the research ensure her practice is resolutely grounded in the most current...more
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Dr. Julie Huang is the Miracle Worker at Greenwich Hospital's Pain Management Center. Last year, she made my wife, Barbara's, long troubling back pain, to now be pain-free, and normal again. And now, Dr. Huang is making Barbara's troubling right knee, also pain-free. Dr. Huang, and her very...more
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I was referred to Dr. Huang after the physician administering trigger point injections for over three years was unable to control my pain. Since day one, Dr. Huang has been professional and courteous and always concerned about how the procedures she provides are helping control my pain. I have...more
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Dr Huang is a fabulous pain management specialist-She listens, understands your issues, and develops a successful plan of treatment! I am very fortunate to be under her care!!
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