Michael L. Weinberger, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at CUMC

Current Administrative Positions

  • Chief, Pain Medicine
  • Director, Pain Medicine Center
Michael L. Weinberger, MD

Dr. Weinberger graduated from Clark University with a BA in biology. He earned his MD in 1983 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. He then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, followed by a residency in anesthesiology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and a fellowship in pain medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Weinberger is the division chief of pain medicine. He is director of the Pain Management Center and program director for the pain medicine fellowship. An associate professor of anesthesiology at CUMC, he has been with the department since 2001. He practices all aspects of pain medicine and has a special interest in the spine, cancer pain, palliative medicine, and chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS).

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Anesthesiology
    Division of Pain Management Service

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Cancer Care
  • Pain Management
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Facial Pain
  • Headache
  • Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Implantation
  • Palliative Care (Hospice Care)
  • Spinal Cord Nerve Stimulator Implantation
  • Spinal Nerve Root Block
  • Ultrasound

Education and Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Residency: St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY


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    1790 Broadway
    New York, NY 10019
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Practices and Centers

  • ColumbiaDoctors Columbus Circle

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Insurance Programs

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  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
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  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Elderplan [Medicare Managed Care]
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  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • Workers' Compensation [Workers' Comp-Board of NY]

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