Christopher J. Winfree, MD

Christopher J. Winfree, MD

Christopher J. Winfree, MD
Specialties: Neurological Surgery, Pain Medicine/Pain Management
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Address

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
US
Other Locations

Additional Locations for Christopher J. Winfree, MD

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    155 White Plains Road
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    US
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    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    US

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Insurances Accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • AgeWell
  • Amida Care
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Emblem/GHI
  • Emblem/Hip
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Local 1199
  • Magnacare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare

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About Christopher J. Winfree, MD

Dr. Winfree grew up in Jupiter, Florida, and attended Dartmouth College, where he graduated with High Honors in Chemistry. After completing medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, he joined the Department of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University as a resident. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in peripheral nerve surgery in New Orleans, Louisiana, and then a second fellowship in functional and stereotactic neurosurgery in Portland, Oregon. Currently, Dr. Winfree is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City where he specializes in peripheral nerve surgery, periph...
Dr. Winfree grew up in Jupiter, Florida, and attended Dartmouth College, where he graduated with High Honors in Chemistry. After completing medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, he joined the Department of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University as a resident. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in peripheral nerve surgery in New Orleans, Louisiana, and then a second fellowship in functional and stereotactic neurosurgery in Portland, Oregon. Currently, Dr. Winfree is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City where he specializes in peripheral nerve surgery, peripheral nerve cancer surgery, nerve and muscle biopsies, pain neurosurgery, and spasticity. His research interests include the use of peripheral nerve transfers to treat spinal cord injury, and the use of neurostimulation to treat chronic pain disorders. He is a member of several different professional organizations, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), American College of Surgeons (ACS), New York State Neurosurgical Society, North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA), New York Presbyterian Society of the Alumni, Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS) Boot Camp Committee, and the CNS Self Assessment in Neurological Surgery (SANS) Editorial Board. He recently completed his term as President of the AANS / CNS Joint Section on Pain. Please do not hesitate to contact our office with questions or for screening in preparation for your appointment to see Dr. Winfree. After calling the office you will be contacted for screening to assess how Dr. Winfree can best help with your care. This will help prepare for your visit to Dr. Winfree in the office. In the event that you have a condition that Dr. Winfree is unable to help, then we can make recommendations and referrals to other practitioners as needed. The screening process is important because it helps prevent unnecessary and unhelpful visits for conditions that may be best treated elsewhere but this is not what typically happens. Most patients who get screened come in for evaluation with Dr. Winfree and many work with us to create a neurosurgical management strategy that can be dramatically life changing. Learn more here: The Making of a Neurosurgeon: Dr. Christopher Winfree.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Expertise

  • Arthritis of Spine
  • Back Pain
  • Biopsies
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Facial Pain
  • Failed Back Surgical Syndrome
  • Gamma Knife
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Microsurgery
  • Nerve Entrapment Syndromes
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorder
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Sciatica
  • Spasticity
  • Spine Pain
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

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