Dr. Kristen Cardamone, DO

Dr. Kristen Cardamone, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Kristen Cardamone, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Summit, NJ and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury in 2004 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, pain medicine, and more.Read her story

11 Overlook Rd # 180

Summit, NJ 07901

Contact Information

(908) 516-2941

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 54% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 50% of peers
Neck Muscle Strain
more than 40% of peers

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Dr. Cardamone's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cardamone "Kristen E. Cardamone, D.O. is a Board Certified Physiatrist who is Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine procedures. She graduated cum laude and with Distinction, receiving a Bachelors of Science in Biology with a Specialization in Neuroscience, a specialization track that she pioneered. She graduated from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and then completed her Residency training in the Specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York-Presbyterian University Hospitals of Columbia Presbyterian and Weill Cornell. Dr. Cardamone then completed her additional Fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Spine Rehabilitation at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. Dr. Cardamone has remained involved with the New York-Presbyterian Residency program and currently serves as a voluntary Assistant Attending at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine where she enjoys teaching the Residents in their Acute Back Pain Clinic. She is a co-author for the Visceral Pain in Cancer chapter in Cancer Rehabilitation Principles and Practice textbook. Dr. Cardamone has also been listed as a New Jersey Top Doctor in 2015 and 2016."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cardamone "Dr. Cardamone uses a comprehensive integrative approach to pain to improve overall health and function. She does not believe in masking pain issues with chronic use of opiod pain medications as a primary form of treatment. Instead she focuses on identifying the root cause and developing an individual treatment plan approach to facilitate the body's own healing, reduce pain, and help each patient realistically achieve his or her own personal functional goals. 

Dr. Cardamone's unique approach to pain management truly emphasizes patient-centered care in a non-rushed, boutique environment.  With her extensive experience dealing with very complex pain syndromes, her practice approach has demonstrated that the most effective patient outcomes are achieved through utilizing a team approach to treatment plans. As a result, Dr. Cardamone has developed a solid clinical network of only the highest caliber referrals who share her vision and passion for comprehensive, personalized patient care.  "

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5  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Spine Physiatry
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

81  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Sacroilitis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Tendonitis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Boston University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Union Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - New York Weill Cornell Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2008
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cardamone has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cardamone's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cardamone to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Cardamone'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
Dr. Cardamone Says:

Dr. Cardamone values her patient relationships and takes feedback very seriously.  Her practice is dedicated to reviving the "Doctor-Patient Relationship" which has been all but lost in today's medical environment.  Dr. Cardamone takes the time to listen to her patients, their symptoms and medical history and carefully make the correct diagnosis and offer the most advanced, non-surgical treatments while emphasizing an


Patient Comments (2)

My 16 year old daughter wouldn't have been able to complete her basketball or track seasons if Dr Cardamone hadn't been able to reduce her foot and leg pain. She is an extremely dedicated and knowledgeable doctor who spends as much time as needed to treat her patients.
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Dr. Cardamone took the time to listen and make the correct diagnosis after so many other doctors were unable to and I wasted months in pain. Now I am finally on the road to recovery! Excellent doc! Would recommend to anyone!
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