Michelle Chi, M.D.
Michelle Chi, M.D.

Michelle Chi, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Specialties
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, more

Locations and Appointments


Center for Comprehensive Spine Care

240 East 59th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10022
US
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Rehabilitation Medicine at Broadway

2315 Broadway
New York, NY 10024
US
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  • AETNA
  • Aetna - NYP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

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About Michelle Chi, M.D.

Dr. Michelle Chi is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College who is dual board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. She specializes in treating a variety of pain conditions related to spinal disorders, including neck and back pain, as well as neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions, such as headaches, joint pains, and tendinopathies.


Dr. Chi received her Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, where she graduated magna cum laude. She then attended Rutgers New Jersey Medical School where she earned her medical degree and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She completed her residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York-Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell where she served as Chief Resident. She then completed her ACGME-accredited fellowship in Pain Medicine at UT Health San Antonio.


Dr. Chi has specialized training in both fluoroscopic and ultrasound-guided interventional pain procedures. When treating patients, she places a strong emphasis on applying a multidisciplinary approach with a focus on maximizing function, independence, and quality of life. Her clinical interests include combining her skills in interventional procedures, regenerative medicine and neuro-modulation for treating both acute and chronic pain conditions. Dr. Chi has contributed to several textbook chapters in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation and is focused on staying current with scientific advancements in her field so that she can provide high quality care to her patients.


Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Expertise

  • Acute Pain Management

  • Adolescent Sports Injuries

  • Arthritis

  • Bursitis

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Cervical Spinal Disorders

  • Cortisone Injection

  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder

  • Disorder of Ligament

  • Disorder of Shoulder Joint

  • Elbow Problem

  • Exercise Physiology

  • Foot and Ankle Injuries

  • Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury

  • Hand and Wrist Problems

  • Hand Disorder

  • Herniated Disc

  • Hip Problem

  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome

  • Injection, Steroid, Spine

  • Injury of Muscle

  • Joint Pain

  • Knee Injuries

  • Knee Problem

  • Low Back and Neck Pain

  • Low Back Pain

  • Lumbar Herniated Disc

  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders

  • Musculoskeletal Disorder

  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

  • Neck Pain, Acute

  • Non-Surgical Approach to Back Pain

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Overuse Injuries (Athletes)

  • Patellar Tendinitis

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation For Intervention of Spine and Sports Medicine

  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

  • Prolapsed Cervical Intervertebral Disc

  • Radiculopathy

  • Rotator Cuff Injury

  • Rotator Cuff Tear

  • Sciatica

  • Scoliosis

  • Shoulder Injury

  • Shoulder Pain

  • Shoulder Problem

  • Shoulder Tendinitis

  • Soft Tissue Injury

  • Spinal Arthritis

  • Spinal Block

  • Sports Injuries

  • Sprain

  • Strain

  • Tear of Meniscus of Knee

  • Tendonitis

  • Tennis Elbow

  • Trigger Point Injections

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Education

  • Degrees: Cornell University

  • Degrees: New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

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Titles & Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine

  • Assistant Attending Physiatrist

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Och Spine At NewYork-Presbyterian

Education

  • Degrees: New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Degrees: Cornell University

Titles & Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Assistant Attending Physiatrist
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages Spoken

  • English