Language: English
Gender: Male
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Personal Statement

Michael Sein, MD provides comprehensive musculoskeletal and rehabilitative care for a wide-range of painful conditions related to joint, muscle and nerve dysfunction. Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to treat pain by integrating physical therapy and interventional techniques, Dr. Sein individualizes his treatment plan with a focus on functional restoration. Through the use of minimally invasive, fluoroscopic-guided spine procedures, peripheral nerve blocks, and musculoskeletal ultrasound; Dr. Sein strives to allow his patient’s to achieve their maximum level of function and maintain an active life-style.

Dr. Sein is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with sub-specialty training in Interventional Pain Management.

Dr. Sein received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Maryland. Following internship at Georgetown University Hospital, he completed his post-graduate residency training at Harvard Medical School’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. During his residency, he was honored with the position of Chief Resident. Additionally, Dr. Sein went on to fulfill a fellowship at the University of California Center for Pain Medicine.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Pain Management
  • Sports Medicine

Expertise

  • Spinal Block
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Hip Problem
  • Knee Pain
  • Arthritic Rehabilitation
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Tendonitis
  • Osteoarthritis

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare

Qualifications

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Assistant Attending Physiatrist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2009
  • B.S., University of Maryland, 2005

Honors & Awards

Young Investigator Award

American Pain Society 

May 2013

Fundamentals of Pain Management Scholarship Recipient

American Pain Society

May 2012

Biography

Dr. Sein has been honored as Super Doctors - New York Rising Star 2015 which represents the top New York doctors that have been fully licensed for 10 years or less.