Dr. Stephen Massimi at Hospital for Special Surgery

Stephen Massimi, MD

Spine and hip pain specialist

Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certified in Sports Medicine

Fellowship Trained in Interventional Pain and Sports Medicine​​


Dr. Stephen Massimi is a board-certified physiatrist who is fellowship trained in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine.  He specializes in the non-surgical treatment of spine, hip, and general musculoskeletal conditions through the use of minimally invasive procedures and advanced physical therapy programs.

He received his undergraduate degree from Boston College where he graduated with honors. He earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and then did his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia and Cornell, where he served as chief resident. After residency, he went on to complete a fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine.  Dr. Massimi is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Massimi is an active member of several professional organizations including the Spine Intervention Society, and he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  He has extensive research experience and is the author of book chapters and scientific articles.

Dr. Massimi has subspecialty training in the use of minimally invasive procedures performed under fluoroscopic and ultrasound guidance, including special procedures for the spine as well as the hip, knee, and shoulder areas. These include epidural and facet joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, and intradiscal procedures for the spine, as well as corticosteroid, platelet-rich-plasma (PRP), and viscosupplementation injections for joint disorders.


Dr. Massimi is committed to providing his patients with the highest quality medical care.  He is accepting new patients with most insurance plans.

College: Boston College, BA, cum laude, 2001


Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2008


Internship: Internal Medicine, Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, 2008-2009


Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, 2009-2012. 
Chief Resident in 2011-2012


Fellowship: Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2012-2013


Dr. Stephen Massimi at Hospital for Special Surgery

Stephen Massimi, MD