Philip Petrou, M.D.
Pain Medicine/Management
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Philip Petrou, M.D.

Pain Medicine/Management

Profile Photo of Philip Petrou, M.D.
Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

I am a fellowship-trained pain medicine physician who takes a multidisciplinary team-based approach to addressing the physical, mental, and emotional components of pain. These team-building skills facilitate a collaborative environment to provide holistic, patient-centered care in the pain clinic. My academic pain interests include spinal cord stimulation and peripheral nerve stimulation, as well as ultrasound-based interventional techniques. In addition to his commitment to clinical medicine, I have published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Management


  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Low Back and Neck Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Post-Thoracotomy Pain
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Arthritis
  • Radiofrequency Ablation, Nerve, Spinal, Lumbar
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures For Back/Neck Pain
  • Botulinum (Botox) Injection
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Non-Surgical Approach to Back Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Post-Mastectomy Pain
  • Disorders of Shoulder and Knee Joints


Dr. Philip Petrou is a double-board certified physician in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry with honors from Harvard College and attended medical school at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Petrou completed his residency in anesthesiology at Stanford University, where he also was a fellow in pain medicine.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology (Pain Medicine)


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology (Pain Medicine)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2016
  • B.A., Harvard University, 2009


Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

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External Relationships

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