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Portrait: Andre Panagos

Andre Panagos

MD
Professional Focus Dr. Panagos is Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain medicine from the University of Washington. He is fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine Medicine from the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mt Sinai/Beth Israel Medical Center and has advanced training in Regenerative Medicine, Functional Medicine, Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasonography as well as Medical Acupuncture. He was the founding co-director of The Spine Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He is a committed physician educator who directs national education conferences yearly in the field of physical medicine & rehabilitation as well as regenerative medicine. Dr. Panagos is a perpetual researcher who works to identify and develop new and advanced techniques to accelerate healing of acute and chronic musculoskeletal and neurological diseases. Many of Dr. Panagos' patients have bypassed surgery. He has also resolved conditions in patients who have failed to recover for years and even decades as well as after multiple unsuccessful surgeries.
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 2013, 2015, 2016, Vitals Top Doctors 2015
Research & Publications Dr. Panagos has been involved in medical education for many years, including research articles, textbook chapters, television and magazine interviews and has given many national and international lectures. Dr. Panagos released his textbook, Spine-A Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference, in 2010 which broadly covered the complex field of spine care and is looking forward to releasing several more titles for his patients.

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.
Smail, E., H., Briza, P., Panagos, A., Berenfeld, L. Candida albicans cell walls
contain the fluorescent cross-linking amino acid dityrosine. Infection and
Immunity. 1995; 63:4078-4083.

2. Books, book chapters and reviews:

Lin C. D., Fung, N.Q., O’Dell M, Panagos A. Physiatric History and Physical
Examination. Chapter In: Braddom, R. (Ed). Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
3
rd Ed. Philadelphia, Elsevier 2007.
Panagos A. Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference- Spine, New York, Demos
Publishing 2010.
Lin C. D., Fung, N.Q., O’Dell M, Panagos A. Physiatric History and Physical
Examination. Chapter In: Braddom, R. (Ed). Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
4
th Ed. Philadelphia, Elsevier 2011.
Ahmed M, Panagos A. Lifestyle First Aid. New York, Second Ave Press 2015
Conditions
Lumbar Radiculopathy (Low Back Pain)
Spinal Stenosis (Low Back Pain)
Spondylolysis (Low Back Pain)
Chronic Neck Pain (Neck Pain)
Anserine Bursitis (Knee Bursitis)
Jumpers Knee (Knee Bursitis)
Bursitis of the Knee (Knee Bursitis)
Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder)
Dislocated Shoulder
Bursitis, Shoulder (Shoulder Bursitis)
Tendinitis Shoulder (Rotator Cuff)
Trochanteric Bursitis (Hip Bursitis)
Ischial Bursitis (Hip Bursitis)
Bursitis Of The Hip (Hip Bursitis)
Osteoarthritis
DJD (Osteoarthritis)
Arthritis, Degenerative (Osteoarthritis)
Arthritis
Degenerative Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)
Wrist Tendinitis (De Quervains Tenosynovitis)
Tendinitis, Rotator Cuff (Rotator Cuff)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Compressed Nerve (Pinched Nerve)
Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Syndrome (Meralgia Paresthetica)
Nerve Entrapment (Pinched Nerve)
Compression of Spinal Nerves (Radiculopathy)
Nerve, Pinched (Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Nerve Compression (Radiculopathy)
Entrapped Nerve (Pinched Nerve)
Joint Inflammation (Arthritis)
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Spine Curvature (Scoliosis)
Curved Spine (Scoliosis)
Spinal Lumbar Stenosis (Lumbar Stenosis)
Lumbar Radiculopathy (Degenerative Disc)
Stenosis, Lumbar (Lumbar Stenosis)
Stenosis, Spinal (Lumbar Stenosis)
Spinal Stenosis (Lumbar Stenosis)
Thoracic Radiculopathy (Radiculopathy)
Cervical Radiculopathy (Radiculopathy)
Neuropathy, Peripheral
Neuropathy (Peripheral Neuropathy)
Peripheral Neuropathy
Diabetic Neuropathy
Procedures
Xrays of the Spine, Neck, or Back
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine and Brain
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Spine
EMG (Electromyogram)
Epidural Steroid Injection
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
NCV (Nerve Conduction Velocity Test)
Nerve Blocks
TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
St Georges University School of Medicine
Medical School
University of Washington Medical Center
Residency
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship
Board Certifications
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain Medicine
Hospital Affiliation
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
Languages
English