Dr. Cardamone uses an integrative, functional medicine approach to pain conditions. She specializes in both prevention and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal (nerve, joint, spine, ligament, muscle, tendon, fascia) pain disorders through a variety of innovative, non-surgical approaches uniquely tailored to resolving pain and improving function. Dr. Cardamone has been performing interventional pain procedures since 2008, having trained in the top New York City hospitals. She utilizes her traditional medical skillset with a unique integrative approach to pain conditions. Her practice is devoted to treating a broad population of patients of all ages ranging from the elite athletes to the active adult who is suffering from acute or chronic pain. Dr. Cardamone is dedicated to providing high quality, personalized care in a non-rushed, boutique setting where she takes the time to get to know her patients, their functional goals and personal lifestyles. Her integrative approach emphasizes treating the root cause of pain conditions and ensures that her patients return as quickly and safely as possible to the activities with minimal to no pain with customized treatment plans.
Kristen E. Cardamone, D.O. is a Board Certified Physiatrist who is Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine procedures. She graduated Boston University cum laude and with Distinction with a Bachelors of Science in Biology with a Specialization in Neuroscience, a specialization major that she pioneered. She graduated from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and then completed her Residency training in the Specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York-Presbyterian University Hospitals of Columbia Presbyterian and Weill Cornell. Dr. Cardamone then completed her additional Fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Spine Rehabilitation at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York.
Dr. Cardamone has remained involved with the New York-Presbyterian Residency program and currently serves as a voluntary Assistant Attending at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine where she enjoys teaching the Residents in their Acute Back Pain Clinic. She is a co-author for the Visceral Pain in Cancer chapter in Cancer Rehabilitation Principles and Practice textbook. Dr. Cardamone has also been listed as a New Jersey Top Doctor in 2015 and 2016. Dr. Cardamone is proud to be a partner in the “Doctors that Care” program which is part of the Celebrity Get Fit and Anti-bullying Campaign Motivational Youth Program as seen on NBC TV. Click for more: http://www.nbctelevision.org/doctors-who-support-our-children
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
New York-Presbyterian University Hospital & affiliate sites: Columbia University Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
”Visceral Pain in Cancer” chapter
Cancer Rehabilitation Principles and Practice textbook