Dr. Steven Waldman, MD

Dr. Steven Waldman, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Steven Waldman, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Clifton, NJ and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.Read his story

905 Allwood Rd Ste 101

Clifton, NJ 07012

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Neck Muscle Strain
more than 49% of peers

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Dr. Waldman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Waldman "Dr. Steven Waldman, the medical director and CEO of Atlas Spine, is a fellowship trained doctor who specializes in spinal trauma and spinal disorders and is one of the top pain management physicians in New Jersey. Dr. Waldman received his B.S. in Chemistry Summa Cum Laude from Union College and went on to complete his medical degree at the State University of New York with honors in Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Waldman completed his anesthesiology residency with a focus on pain management at the prestigious Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital. He went on to complete his fellowship at UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Waldman has over 25 years of experience in pain management. He has taught at many prestigious institutions around the world: Columbia University, UCLA, UC-San Diego, University of Oregon, University of Miami, Stanford University, Cornell-Sloan Kettering Medical Center, among others. Dr. Waldman is a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the American College of Pain Medicine, the International Spinal Intervention Society, and the North American Spine Society. MEDICAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS Hackensack University Medical Center – Palisades Campus Hoboken University Medical Center – CarePoint St. Mary's – Passaic Medical Center Meadowlands Hospital – Director of Spine Section and Pain Medicine BOARD CERTIFICATIONS Diplomate – American Academy of Pain Management Board-Certified Fellow – American College of Pain Medicine American Board of Anesthesiologists Board Certified ASA/ABMS – Sub-specialty with added qualifications in Pain Management LICENSURE Medicine and Surgery, State of New York Medicine and Surgery, State of California Medicine and Surgery, State of New Jersey Medicine Surgery, State of Florida HONORS, AWARDS AND CITATIONS Union College B.S., Chemistry – Summa Cum Laude, 1979 Union College, Fuller Chemistry Prize and CitationDepartmental Honors, Department of Medicine, SUNY Medical School NYC Campus, Departmental Honors, Department of Surgery, SUNY Medical School Departmental Honors, SUNY Medical School Golden Scalpel Award, Medtronic Corporation, 1995"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Waldman "Licensed in multiple states including New York and New Jersey, Dr. Waldman is also a member of numerous professional organizations, having graduated from Downstate Medical School with several departmental awards. Dr. Waldman lectures on a variety of topics including pain management and discography. Board certified and ready to extend his help and compassionate hand to all who seek him, Dr. Waldman is especially a people-person. There is always something to do and be changed; having done participated in a large number of workshops, Dr. Waldman does not simply express a mere interest research; he does more. Specializing in pain management and anesthesiology, he is as capable as he is knowledgeable; making Dr. Waldman is a great person to go to."
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3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Management

2  Board Certifications

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

15  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylosis

9  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.


  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Staten Island
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Departmental Honors for Department of Medicine, Department of anesthesiology, and Department of Surgery,
  • Golden Scapel Award,
Media & Publications

Dr. Waldman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waldman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waldman to family and friends
24 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Waldman'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

Patient Comments (10)

Due to an auto accident injury, I suffered multiple herniations to my neck and back, which left me with constant pain and headaches. With the pain, I was unable to get through my daily activities and routine. I met with Dr. Waldman who created a treatment plan to minimize the pain and get me...more
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I recently had a number of procedures with Dr Waldman. I found him to be affable and eager to explain things to me. Although he was not eager to prescribe narcotics to me he did help me greatly with medication that I needed and his injections were painless as promised. Unfortunately I was...more
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I had a great experience with Dr. Waldman. I was in a lot of pain and his office accommodated me on the same day! His clear expertise in pain management and excellent bedside manner was evident and he answered all my questions thoroughly. Since I've been seeing him for consultations and treatments...more
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I had so much back pain, I thought I would never get better. I'm so thankful that I came to see Dr. Waldman. He was so patient with me, answered all my questions, and I'm finally able to enjoy my life again- without drugs! He is truly a miracle worker.
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I was referred to Dr. Waldman after suffering a severe back injury. He saw me and right away was able to tell me what was going on based on the MRI's and his exam. That made me comfortable right away because he really knows what hes talking about. My back pain was so bad but after a number of...more
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