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Michael L. Weinberger, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Anesthesiology
Expertise in: 
Pain Management, Cancer Care
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Credentials & Experience

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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Clinical Expertise

  • Cancer Care
  • Pain Management
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Facial Pain
  • Headache
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Implantation
  • Palliative Care (Hospice Care)
  • Spinal Nerve Root Block
  • Spinal Cord Nerve Stimulator Implantation
  • Ultrasound

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center
  • Residency: St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY

About Michael Weinberger

Dr. Weinberger graduated from Clark University with a BA in biology. He earned his MD in 1983 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. He then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, followed by a residency in anesthesiology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and a fellowship in pain medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Weinberger is the division chief of pain medicine. He is director of the Pain Management Center and program director for the pain medicine fellowship. An associate professor of anesthesiology at CUMC, he has been with the department since 2001. He practices all aspects of pain medicine and has a special interest in the spine, cancer pain, palliative medicine, and chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS).

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Chief, Pain Medicine
  • Director, Pain Medicine Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

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