Dr. Marcello Sammarone, MD

Dr. Marcello Sammarone, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Marcello Sammarone, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Parsippany, NJ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of 'G D'Annunzio' Chieti, Pescara in 1983 and specializes in interventional pain medicine and anesthesiology.Read his story

1130 US Highway 46 Ste 1

Parsippany, NJ 07054

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 85% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Sammarone's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sammarone "Dr. Sammarone is a Fellowship Trained, Board Certified Pain Specialist dedicated to provide compassionate, high quality, and personalized care. He has more than 25 years of clinical experience, including 13 years at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston as an Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Specialist as well as teaching attending for the residency program. After graduating summa cum laude from his native country Italy, he came to the US and completed 2 residencies: Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology. He trained in prestigious schools including Harvard and Tufts University in Boston, MA, Texas Tech University and SUNY (State University of New York) where he completed and graduated from the fellowship program in Pain Management in 1997. Throughout his extensive career, he has received several awards and recognitions including New Jersey Top Doctor (for 6 years), ''Most Compassionate Doctor'' Awards, ''I love my doctor" awards as voted by his patients at S. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston NJ Extensive experience and knowledge, combined with cutting edge techniques and equipment, enable Dr. Sammarone to obtain the best possible results."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sammarone ""My goal is to decrease or to eliminate the pain, restoring function and activity level. It is a privilege to be in a profession where I have the means to eliminate the pain and to create a better quality of life for the patients and their loved ones"

Dr. Sammarone"

2  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

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

43  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Disc Injection
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Endoscopy
  • Epidural Implants
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Provocation Discography
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Third Occipital Nerve Block
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
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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.


  • University of 'G D'Annunzio' Chieti, Pescara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of 'G D'Annunzio' Chieti, Pescara
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Medicine & Dentistry Of New Jersey
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • SUNY University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Medicine & Dentistry Of New Jersey
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Pain Management
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • VOTED NJ TOP DOCTOR 2009-2010-2012, 2009-2010-
Media & Publications

Dr. Sammarone has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sammarone's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (106)

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Dr. Sammarone's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

Dr. Sammerone has been instrumental on my road to recovery. He's listened to all my concerns and symptoms and instituted a treatment plan of special injections targeting my mid and lower back where I suffer from chronic pain. I'm glad I got an appointment with him rather than opting for surgery. ...more
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I recently visited Dr. Sammarone at his Parsippany office. As soon as I entered the office, I immediately felt at home with the pleasant receptionist. I have been dealing with severe leg and back pain for years, and Dr. Sammarone was very concerned with my condition. We talked about treatment...more
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Dr. Sammarone gave me a new lease on life. Suffering from a bulging disc forced me into early retirement. Had I known about Dr. Sammarone prior, I would have worked a few more years. Dr. Sammarone treats his patients like family. His care is genuine and his knowledge vast. His support staff is...more
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Before I found Dr. Sammarone, I was in constant pain. I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis and had to use a cane. Now, after a few visits I have 65% less pain and walk without a cane. He's the BEST!!!
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Dr. Sammarone is truly one of the most amazing doctors I have ever worked with as a patient. My positive experience began with my very first phone call. From Dr. Sammarone's compassionate and friendly office staff to his extremely organized surgical center with incredible nurses and complimentary...more
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