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Christopher J. Visco, MD

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Specialties
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, more

Locations and Appointments


CUIMC/Harkness Pavilion

180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

ColumbiaDoctors - Midtown

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
US
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    Aetna Signature Administrators
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    Special Needs
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    Traditional Medicare
    Railroad
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    Quality Health Management
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    World Trade Center Health Plan
    Aetna Signature Administrators
    Student Health
    POS
    EPO
    HMO
    PPO
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Essential Plan
    Medicare Managed Care
    Special Needs
    Special Needs
    PPO
    POS
    Medicare Managed Care
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    Great West (National)
    EPO
    Medicare Managed Care
    PPO
    Vytra
    Medicare Managed Care
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Essential Plan
    Select Care (Exchange)
    PPO
    POS
    HMO
    ConnectiCare
    EPO
    Essential Plan
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Medicaid Managed Care
    EPO
    PPO
    HMO
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Medicare Managed Care
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Leaf (Exchange)
    Local 1199
    MagnaCare
    Traditional Medicare
    Railroad
    Multiplan
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Essential Plan
    Child/Family Health Plus
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    Quality Health Management
    Special Needs
    Columbia University Employee Plan
    Medicaid (Community Plan)
    Compass (Exchange)
    Medicare Managed Care
    POS
    Empire Plan
    HMO
    PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    Oxford HMO
    Oxford Freedom
    Medicaid Managed Care
    Medicare Managed Care
    World Trade Center Health Plan

About Christopher J. Visco, MD


Christopher J. Visco, MD, FAAPMR, RMSK is an Assistant Professor at Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, an Assistant Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, and Associate Residency Program Director. He specializes in treating patients with sports and spine injuries.


He completed his residency in PM&R at Kessler/UMDNJ and his Spine and Sports Fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern University. His main areas of interest are in sports and musculoskeletal medicine, applications of diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound, preventative and regenerative musculoskeletal care, and medical education. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, and is a registered musculoskeletal sonographer.


He is an award-winning teacher, has been an invited lecturer internationally, edited a textbook, is a peer-reviewer for multiple journals and has been a regional, national and international course director multiple times.


Dr. Visco sees patients at both CUMC's main campus at 180 Ft. Washington Ave., Suite 199, and at CUMC's midtown campus at 51 W. 51st Street. Call 212-305-3535 for an appointment.


Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Specialties & Expertise

  • ACL Injury Tear
  • Adolescent Sports Injuries
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Consultations and Second Opinions
  • Elbow Joint Pain
  • Executive Health
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Hamstring Tear
  • Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Injection, Steroid, Spine
  • Injury of Muscle
  • Kinetic Chain Approach
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle/Ligament Disorder
  • Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Physiatry Consult
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Second Opinions
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Joint Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spine Rehabilitation
  • Spine Trauma
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Femur
  • Stress Fracture of Tibia
  • Tear of Meniscus of Knee
  • Tennis Elbow

Education

  • Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Internship: Atlantic Health System - Overlook Hospital
  • Residency: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine -UMDNJ
  • Medical School: UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • Alumnus of the Year Award Rutgers/Kessler PM&R Residency Program
  • Baskin Award for Fellow Researcher
  • James P. McLean Teaching Award
  • New York Magazine Top Doctors 2018, 2017
  • New York, Super Doctors 2018, 2017
  • Pioneer Certificate for registered musculoskeletal ultrasound credentialing
  • Super Doctors New York Rising Starts 2016, 2014, 2013
  • Teacher of the Year Award NYP Columbia/Cornell PM&R Residency
  • Tops Doctors New York Metro Area 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

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