Thomas Riolo, DO

Thomas Riolo, DO Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Thomas Riolo, DO
Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US
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    5141 Broadway
    New York, NY 10034
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    51 West 51st Street
    New York, NY 10019
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About Thomas Riolo, DO

Thomas Riolo DO, FAAPMR is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is a triple board certified Physiatrist/Pain Management specialist. He is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as well as the American Board of Osteopathic Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is also Board Certified in Pain Medicine. He attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 2010. He performed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York. He also served...
Thomas Riolo DO, FAAPMR is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at the New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is a triple board certified Physiatrist/Pain Management specialist. He is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as well as the American Board of Osteopathic Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is also Board Certified in Pain Medicine. He attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 2010. He performed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York. He also served as Chief Resident at Bellevue Hospital and Manhattan Veterans Association Medical Center. He then completed fellowship training in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital System in New York.
His focus is evaluation and non-operative treatment of spinal disorders and conditions such as, but not limited to, stenosis, herniated discs, facet joint inflammation, and myofascial pain syndrome. He performs fluoroscopic (X-ray) guided injections such as epidural steroid injections, medial branch blocks, and facet joint injections. He also performs trigger point injections to help alleviate pain caused by spasm and myofascial pain syndrome. He also performs ultrasound guided joint injections for a multitude of joint issues including arthritis.
Dr. Riolo's care philosophy focuses on patient education and exploring all means of conservative measure prior to more invasive procedures. Dr. Riolo strives to treat each patient with compassion and understanding, while explaining each condition thoroughly. His goal is to decrease pain and improve activity, while striving to promote wellness, function, and performance.
Dr. Riolo has written multiple book chapters on spinal conditions and treatments and has edited a textbook on musculoskeletal medicine. He has participated in several research studies. He has presented a multitude of case reports at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly and the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Conference.
Dr. Riolo is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR), a member of the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AOCPMR), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (NYSPMR), and Spine Intervention Society (SIS). He has served on the executive and legislative board for the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Please set an appointment for a comprehensive examination and treatment plan guided by Dr. Riolo and he will try his best to increase your function, improve your quality of life, and decrease your pain in a non-surgical approach.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Expertise

  • Arthritis

  • Arthritis of Spine

  • Cervical Disc Herniations

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

  • Cervical Pain (Neck)

  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis

  • Cervical Spine Disease

  • Cortisone Injection

  • Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis

  • Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder

  • Degenerative Spine Disease

  • Disorder of Intervertebral Disc

  • Epidural Injection into Lumbar Spine

  • Herniated Cervical Disc

  • Herniated Disc

  • Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Disc

  • Hip Pain

  • Image Guided Musculoskeletal Proc

  • Interventional Spine Procedures

  • Joint Injections

  • Knee Pain

  • Knee Problem

  • Low Back and Neck Pain

  • Low Back Pain

  • Lumbar Disc Herniation

  • Lumbar Herniated Disc

  • Muscle Strain

  • Musculoskeletal Pain

  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

  • Neck and Back Pain

  • Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems

  • Neck Pain

  • Neck Pain, Acute

  • Nerve Blocks

  • Nerve Pain Due to Spinal Stenosis

  • Non-operative Sports Medicine

  • Pain Medicine/Pain Management

  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

  • Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

  • Radiculopathy

  • Radiofrequency

  • Radiofrequency Ablation

  • Rehabilitation

  • Rotator Cuff Injury

  • Rotator Cuff Tear

  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

  • Runner's Knee

  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain

  • Sciatica

  • Shoulder Arthritis

  • Shoulder Pain

  • Spinal Arthritis

  • Spinal Disorders

  • Spinal Injections

  • Spinal Nerve Root Block

  • Spinal Stenosis

  • Spinal Stenosis of Lumbar Region

  • Spine & Nerve Blocks

  • Spine Rehabilitation

  • Spondylosis

  • Sports Injuries

  • Sports Injury

  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation

  • Sports Medicine

  • Sports Medicine Rehabilitation

  • Sprains and Strains

  • Tendonitis

  • Trigger Point Injections

Education

  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Residency: NYU School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation