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Dr. Andre Panagos is double board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, specializing in spinal intervention and pain management. Dr. Panagos’s medical interests include Systems-Based Regenerative Musculoskeletal Medicine to treat the spine, joint, nerve pain or injury.
Dr. Panagos earned his medical degree from the St. George’s University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the University of Washington. He also completed a Sports and Interventional Spine Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center.
He is the Founder and Medical Director of Spine and Sports Medicine of New York. His practice is dedicated to regenerative spine and sports medicine which makes Dr. Panagos a physician at the forefront of a new renaissance in medicine. He also serves as the Assistant Attending Physiatrist for the Department of Rehabilitation at Bellevue Hospital Center and is the Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University Langone Medical Center. In 2009, he was awarded the Teacher of the Year Award from the Department of Rehabilitation.
Dr. Panagos’s research focuses on regenerative medicine, spinal injuries, and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. He has studied and written over 12 peer-reviewed research publications, acted as a journal reviewer for the ‘Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’ and of ‘PM&R’ Journals, co-authored multiple book chapters, and was the sole author of his own textbook. Dr. Panagos released his textbook, Spine-A Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference, in 2010 which broadly covered the complex field of spine care.
Member survey feedback:
“Dr. Panagos looked at the entire picture, not just what may be the major cause of symptoms, but possible other factors as well. He was extremely knowledgeable and very personable too. I found him to be very professional in his preparation and delivery to describe other options outside of surgery. Thank you for helping find direction in my treatment plan.”
Honors & Awards
Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Williblad Nagler Clinical Scholar Award Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Super Doctors - 2016, 2015, 2013
Vitals Top Doctors 2015
Research & Publications
Ahmed A, Panagos A, Intra-Articular Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma Hip Injection May Result in Osteogenesis Depicted as an Increase in Femoral Neck Bone Density. Open Journal of Regenerative Medicine 2014; 3(2): 39-42.
Panagos A, Sable AW, Zuhosky JP, Irwin RW, Sullivan WJ, Foye PM. Industrial medicine and acute musculoskeletal rehabilitation. 1. Diagnostic testing in industrial and acute musculoskeletal injuries. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Mar;88(3 Suppl 1):S3-9.
Sullivan WJ, Panagos A, Foye PM, Sable AW, Irwin RW, Zuhosky JP. Industrial medicine and acute musculoskeletal rehabilitation. 2. Medications for the treatment of acute musculoskeletal pain. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Mar;88(3 Suppl 1):S10-3.
Foye PM, Sullivan WJ, Sable AW, Panagos A, Zuhosky JP, Irwin RW. Industrial medicine and acute musculoskeletal rehabilitation. 3. Work-related musculoskeletal conditions: the role for physical therapy, occupational therapy,bracing, and modalities. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Mar;88(3 Suppl 1):S14-7.
Irwin RW, Zuhosky JP, Sullivan WJ, Panagos A, Foye PM, Sable AW. Industrial medicine and acute musculoskeletal rehabilitation. 4. Interventional procedures for work-related cervical spine conditions. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Mar;88(3 Suppl 1):S18-21.
Irwin RW, Zuhosky JP, Sullivan WJ, Foye PM, Sable AW, Panagos A. Industrial medicine and acute musculoskeletal rehabilitation. 5. Interventional procedures for work-related lumbar spine conditions. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Mar;88(3 Suppl 1):S22-8.
Foye PM, Sullivan WJ, Panagos A, Zuhosky JP, Sable AW, Irwin RW. Industrial medicine and acute musculoskeletal rehabilitation. 6. Upper- and lower-limb injections for acute musculoskeletal injuries and injured workers. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Mar;88(3 Suppl 1):S29-33.
Zuhosky JP, Irwin RW, Sable AW, Sullivan WJ, Panagos A, Foye PM. Industrial medicine and acute musculoskeletal rehabilitation. 7. Acute industrial musculoskeletal injuries in the aging workforce. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007 Mar;88(3 Suppl 1):S34-9.
Singh R, Panagos A. Quadriparesis following cervical epidural steroid injections. Spine J. 2006 May-Jun;6 (3):349.
Panagos, A., Lacy, E.R., Gubler, D.J., Macpherson, C.N.L. Dengue in Grenada. Pan Am J of Public Health. 2005;17(4): 225-229.
Panagos, A., Jensen. M., Cardenas, D. Treatment of shoulder pain in the spinal cord injured population using static magnetic fields: A case series. J Spinal Cord Med. 2004;27(2):138-42.
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Chronic neck pain
De Quervain's tenosynovitis
Degenerative disc disease ( DDD )
Degenerative joint disease ( DJD )
Failed back surgery syndrome
Knee meniscal tear
Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve syndrome
Low back pain
Myofascial pain syndrome
Osteoarthritis ( OA )
Rotator cuff injuries
Sacroiliac joint pain
SI joint pain
Spinal compression fractures
Electromyogram ( EMG )
Epidural steroid injections ( ESI )
Growth factor therapy
Hyaluronic acid injections
Nerve conduction velocity test ( NCV )
Platelet rich plasma ( PRP )
Radiofrequency ablation ( RFA )
Stem cell injections
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation ( TENS )
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Sports and Interventional Spine
University of Washington Medical Center
St Georges University School of Medicine
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Bellevue Hospital Center
New York University Langone Medical Center
Place of Work
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine/Rusk Institute, New York
Hospital Based | Current
Spine and Sports Medicine of New York
Small group (3-7) | Current
Assistant Attending Physiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Hospital Based | Previous
Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Hospital Based | Previous
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