Houman Danesh, MD Email Houman Danesh
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Anesthesiology, Perioperative & Pain Medicine
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation Medicine
- Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
- Pain Management
- Hospital Affiliations
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
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Following a medical internship at Long Island College Hospital, Dr. Danesh completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mount Sinai and additionally completed his Fellowship in Pain Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Danesh is also certified in Medical Acupuncture. He has given grand rounds on the benefits of yoga for low back pain and is also actively involved in research of yoga, acupuncture, and pain management.
Dr. Danesh has a particular interest in combining the benefits of interventional pain management (including transforaminal epidural injections, facet blocks, spinal cord stimulator trials, kyphoplasty, and ablations) with acupuncture, guasha, yoga, cupping, and physical therapy. He has spearheaded the creation of the Division of Integrative Pain Management that he is directing within the Mount Sinai FPA Pain Management practice.
Dr. Danesh’s background and his approach to pain management provide an individualized integrative approach to helping patients in pain.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Pain Management
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Botulinum Toxin
- Chronic Neck Pain
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
- Golf Elbow
- Herniated Disk
- Knee Pain
- Lateral Epicondylitis
- Low Back Pain
- Medial Epicondylitis
- Occipital Neuralgia
- Pulsed Radiofrequency Ablation Procedures For Control Of Pain
- Radiofrequency Ablation Procedures For Control Of Pain
- Rehabilitation Management
- Spinal And Epidural Anesthesia
- Spinal Corticosteroid Injection
- Spinal Stenosis
- Sports Medicine
- Stem Cell Therapy
- Tennis Elbow
MD, Virginia Commonwealth University
Internship, Internal Medicine
Long Island College Hospital (CLOSED)
Residency, Rehabilitation Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Pain Management
Mount Sinai Hospital
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