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Leena Mathew, MD

Pain Medicine/Management
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Specialties
Cancer Care, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine/Management, more

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ColumbiaDoctors - Columbus Circle

5 Columbus Cir
New York, NY 10019
US
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About Leena Mathew, MD


Leena Mathew received an MD from Tirunelveli Medical College, India, in 1995 at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Mathew completed an internship in the Department of Surgery, followed by a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in pain medicine.


Dr. Mathew joined the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine, at Columbia University Medical Center in August 2003. An associate professor of anesthesiology at CUMC, she is program director for the pain medicine fellowship. She practices all aspects of acute and chronic pain medicine, with a special interest in interventional pain medicine in the treatment of cancer and chronic pain, including neurolytic procedures, Botox, ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blockade, radiofrequency, and cryoablation, as well as implantable therapies. She is also interested in developing comprehensive treatment models for patients with pelvic pain and headaches.


Dr. Mathew is a member of the liver transplantation anesthesia team. She is also certified in medical acupuncture.


Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Specialties & Expertise

  • Acupuncture
  • Acupuncture For Chronic Pain
  • Arthritis Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Botox Treatment
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Chronic Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Cryoablation
  • Epidual and Facet Injections
  • Epidural Injection into Lumbar Spine
  • Facial Pain
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Head and Facial Pain
  • Headache
  • Knee Pain
  • Lumbar Pain
  • Migraines
  • Muscle Pain
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Treatment
  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Trigger Point Therapy

Education

  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: Tirunelveli Medical College, South India
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Co-Chief, Pain Medicine
  • Professor of Anesthesiology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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