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Dr. Vinoo Thomas, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male

Dr. Thomas

Mount Sinai Anesthesia

1 Gustave L Levy Pl Ste 1010 New York, NY 10029
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Dr. Vinoo Thomas, MD is a pain medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine.

Dr. Thomas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thomas

3.3

Based on 13 reviews

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He was great at first.I have chronic abdominal pain no drs could diagnose or help me with.He put me on pain med & I was pain free for the 1st time in my adult life. However,when I went into the hospital for major surgery(bowel resection)for reasons I will never know,he decided to drastically REDUCE my dosage When I went to his office for 1 last script,(surgery did not help my pain)he treated me like some low-life drug addict,told me not not to come back,not to call,he wouldn’t accept my calls.
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Dr. Thomas is a very skilled pain management physician. His expertise in the area of cortisol injections has afforded me 7 years pain free from a chronic herniated disc condition. He’s the only doctor I would trust to manage my care. And, I travel out of state to see him. Highly recommend Dr. Vinoo Thomas.
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Had a terrible experience with this doctor...he merely mocked me at my apppointment for making multiple appointments in one day and did not help me at all with my problem. There are much better doctors in this city. Go to NYU or Cornell to have a better experience. I've never had a doctor make me feel so bad. He was condescending and rude to me for no real reason.
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I recently moved to Manhattan from Queens and decided to switch to a local pain management doctor. Dr. Vinoo spent all of one minute with me and basically bum rushed me out of his office after putting me through hoops to obtain a referral and Dr. Reports which he never read. I am a retired NYPD detective with numerous surgeries from line of duty injuries, years of PT, multiple shots. He told me that NO ONE will take on an opioid patient. I want to be off pain meds, that's why I came to you.
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Dr. Thomas is an expert Pain Management doctor. He is responsible, and explains the issues regarding narcotic pain medication. He has helped through an incredibly difficult time in dealing with the severe pain associated with bowel surgery and Crohn's disease.
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Biography

Dr. Vinoo Thomas, MD is a pain medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

Lenox Hill Hospital
Residency Hospital
Mt Sinai School Of Med
Residency Hospital
2002
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(212) 241-6426

Dr. Thomas accepts the following insurance:

Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Thomas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Low Back Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Low Back Pain more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Autonomic Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thomas treats Autonomic Disorders more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Thomas treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Dr. Thomas' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

Locations

Practice

2
  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average