Dr. Leena Mathew, MD

Dr. Leena Mathew, MD

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Anesthesiology | Female | 45 years old

Leena Mathew received an MD from Tirunelveli Medical College, India, in 1995 at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Mathew completed an internship in the Department of Surgery, followed by a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in pain medicine. Dr. Mathew joined the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine, at Columbia University Medical Center in August 2003. An associate professor of anesthesiology at CUMC, she is program director for the pain medicine fellowship. She practices all aspects of acute and chronic pain medicine, with a special interest in interventional pain medicine in the treatment of cancer and chronic pain, including neurolytic procedures, Botox, ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blockade, radiofrequency, and cryoablation, as well as implantable therapies. She is also interested in developing comprehensive treatment models for patients with pelvic pain and headaches. Dr. Mathew is a member of the liver transplantation anesthesia team. She is also certified in medical acupuncture.Read more

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Dr mathew was excellent. I have been seeing her for more than 10 years at this point and really benefitted from her superb care.
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Yes she's not a Dr that sit and listen to her patients she comes in say I look at your paper work you doing better she never examined me or listened to any changes that I was having She send me back to work and before a month I was out I wouldn't recommend her to ANYONE
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Leena Mathew received an MD from Tirunelveli Medical College, India, in 1995 at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Mathew completed an internship in the Department of Surgery, followed by a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in pain medicine.

Dr. Mathew joined the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine, at Columbia University Medical Center in August 2003. An associate professor of anesthesiology at CUMC, she is program director for the pain medicine fellowship. She practices all aspects of acute and chronic pain medicine, with a special interest in interventional pain medicine in the treatment of cancer and chronic pain, including neurolytic procedures, Botox, ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blockade, radiofrequency, and cryoablation, as well as implantable therapies. She is also interested in developing comprehensive treatment models for patients with pelvic pain and headaches.

Dr. Mathew is a member of the liver transplantation anesthesia team. She is also certified in medical acupuncture.

Dr. Mathew's Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

Dr. Mathew's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Anesthesiology
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Facial Pain
  • Headache

Education

  • Medical School
    Tirunelveli Med Coll Hosp

    Graduated in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr

    Completed in 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Procedures Performed

  • Acupuncture
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cryoablation
  • Regional Anesthesia