Dr. Stefan Samuelson, MD

Dr. Stefan Samuelson, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Dr. Stefan Samuelson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in New York, NY. He specializes in pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.Read his story

44 E 12th St

New York, NY 10003

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Dr. Samuelson's Experience

Dr. Samuelson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Samuelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Samuelson "Dr. Samuelson is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He attended medical school at Columbia University, trained in Anesthesiology at Weill-Cornell Medical Center and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and remained at Mount Sinai for fellowship training in Pain Medicine. An advocate of both traditional and complementary/alternative medical therapies, he has been a New York State Certified Physician Acupuncturist since 2016, having completed Harvard University's structural acupuncture course with the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Samuelson "Dr. Samuelson has a strong clinical interest in neuromodulative therapies (spinal and peripheral nerve stimulators) and novel approaches to peripheral nerve blockade for chronic pain. He advocates a holistic approach to treatment of chronic pain that maximizes quality of life, supports patient dignity, and incorporates a variety of therapies tailored to each individual. He is passionate about minimizing dependence on long-term medications, and is pursuing board certification in the recently established specialty of Addiction Medicine."

4  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

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

106  Conditions Treated


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78  Procedures

  • Acupoint Injection Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Auricular Acupuncture
  • Botox® for Cervical Dystonia
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® for Upper Limb Spasticity
  • Botox® Injection
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Corticosteroid Treatment
  • Dorsal Column Stimulation
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Implants
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Hyaluronic Acid Injection
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Injection Therapy
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Acupuncture
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Neurostimulation
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Opiate Detoxification Using Buprenorphine
  • Outpatient Addiction Treatment
  • Pain Management
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Third Occipital Nerve Block
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Acupuncture
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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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.


  • Cornell Mc/New York Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Affil Progs
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Samuelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Samuelson's Reviews

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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Samuelson'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 (1)

Just had my second visit with Dr. Samuelson. Easy appointments, great staff, beautiful office. I have to say, I have a lot of pain issues and I really appreciated the amount of time he spent with me explaining my treatment plan... he at least showed me that he was paying attention. Not so easy to...more
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