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About Dr. Christopher Riegler
Dr. Christopher Riegler, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Dr. Riegler is affiliated with Mount Sinai Brooklyn, Staten Island University Hospital - North and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Riegler has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Christopher Riegler has the following 2 specialties
Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.
- Pain Management
A pain management specialist is a physician with advanced knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating pain. These doctors do not come from one particular discipline, but rather use their respective backgrounds to contribute a varied approach to the field of pain management.
These specialists use their different skills and training in pain management to treat pain stemming from different causes - whether it's neuropathic pain or headache, or the result of injury, a surgical procedure, cancer or another illness.
Pain management specialists are primarily trained as anesthesiologists, physiatrists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, osteopaths, or primary care physicians.
Dr. Christopher Riegler has the following 1 expertise
Dr. Christopher Riegler is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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His doctoring is fine, and his bedside manner is exquisite ("call me Chris") but be prepared for sticker shock if you go to his out patient facility, Surgicare, where the facilities charge, not well covered under insurance, is >$9000 and the doctor is another $4000. Another doc (my new doc) only charges <$2000 for the same procedure.
Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2016)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Riegler is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Mount Sinai Brooklyn
Staten Island University Hospital - North
Lenox Hill Hospital
Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital
25 Years Experience
New York Medical College
Graduated in 1988
Dr. Christopher Riegler accepts the following insurance providers.
MVP Health Plan
- MVP Preferred PPO
Locations & DirectionsLenox Hill Medical Anesthesiologist PLLC, 100 E 77th St, New York, NY
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