Michael L. Weinberger, MD

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

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Pain Management, Cancer Care, 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

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Chief, Pain Medicine
  • Director, Pain Medicine Center

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).

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

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

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

Workers' Compensation

  • Workers' Comp-Board of NY

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

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

Board Certifications

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