Dr. Kenneth Chapman, MD

Dr. Kenneth Chapman, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Kenneth Chapman, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from St George'S University School Of Med St George'S Grenada in 2001 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

860 5th Ave

New York, NY 10065

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  • VNS Choice

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Top Care Areas

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

Herniated Disc
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Steroid Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Chapman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chapman "Dr. Chapman, the Director of the Spine & Pain Institute of New York is a board certified physician in Pain Management and Anesthesiology. He completed his Anesthesiology residency at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. Interventional Pain Management Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and Dr. Chapman has privileges at Staten Island University Hospital in addition to NYU Langone Medical Center. He is the current director of pain management at Staten Island University Hospital which is connected to the North Shore LIJ system, where he leads a team of seven pain physicians. Dr. Chapman teaches residents and fellows the field of pain management and is actively involved in lecturing nationally and internationally. Dr. Chapman frequently serves as a pain management board examiner for certification on the Fellowship of Interventional Pain Practice Pain Boards. He has won numerous peer validated awards including “America’s Best Anesthesiologists” and “Most Compassionate Doctors.” While in the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Chapman won the “Ethlene R. Smith’s Most Outstanding Fellow” award. He was voted to be a NYS Interventional Pain Society delegate and also serves as an interventional pain management representative on the advisory board to the NYS Worker’s Compensation Board, where he is writing the current worker’s compensation guidelines. Dr. Chapman is also the president of the NYS Pain Management PAC. Dr. Chapman volunteers two days a month on Staten Island at the Medical Arts Pavilion clinic in Staten Island Hospital North and the Community Health Center on Port Richmond Avenue at clinics for uninsured or underinsured patients. As a native Staten Islander he gets great satisfaction from helping in the care of its underserved communities. When treating patients with pain, he works in close collaboration with referring physicians including neurologists, internists, and surgeons in an effort to potentially delay or avoid surgery, whilst also facilitating in making an unavoidable surgery more precise. Dr. Chapman is recognized for his expertise in minimally invasive treatment modalities for spinal stenosis and herniated discs. His practice was involved in the pivotal study on the MILD (Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression) procedure and is also at the forefront of pain management treatments such as endoscopic discectomy for painful herniated discs and endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for patients that have failed conventional radiofrequency. Dr. Chapman is considered a thought leader in spinal cord stimulation and an expert in stimulation (SCS) for the treatment of pelvic pain. Dr. Chapman also treats painful peripheral neuropathies including occipital neuralgia, painful lateral femoral cutaneous neuralgia (meralgia paresthetica), facial neuralgias, reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) and other intractable pain syndromes. Dr. Chapman is a sports enthusiast, closely following the NFL and NBA. He also speaks Chinese (Mandarin)."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chapman "When treating pain patients, Dr. Chapman works in close collaboration with referring physicians including neurologists, internists, and surgeons in an effort to avoid or potentially delay surgery, as well as to facilitate in making an unavoidable surgery more precise."

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

40  Conditions Treated

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19  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 College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • St George'S University School Of Med St George'S Grenada
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York Presbyterian-Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chapman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chapman's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chapman to family and friends
92 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (92)

  • 5
    (64)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (22)

Dr. Chapman'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (29)

Gave me a dire prognosis, not in any way confirmed by a surgeon. Eager to do injections. Has PA do follow ups.
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While Dr. Chapman is magnificent as a doctor, his administrative staff has a lot to be desired. To say they are incompetent & lazy is an understatement. It took more than one month to get an approval for my treatment only to find out the staff wouldn't give the ins. co. a simple answer! Never...more
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dr chapman is a great doctor - attentive, caring and willing to explain fully what he is doing and what is wrong with you. highly recommend as he made me feel very at ease and i am usually a nervous wreck. staff excellent and reassuring
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I was in a lot of spinal pain when Dr. Chapman saw me for a spinal injection. Although I didn’t undergo anesthesia, Dr. Chapman and his entire team were exceptionally supportive and reassuring while I underwent a pretty painful procedure. I’ll absolutely see Dr, Chapman next time I need a proddcude...more
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Very knowledgable , sensitive for patience needs, very helpful and involved. Amazing doctor!
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