Millions of Americans suffer with chronic pain daily and often seek treatment options through different medications and therapies.
The complexity of pain makes it unidentifiable through diagnostic testing methods. The Pain Management team at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island provides personalized treatment plans that are unique to each patient to alleviate the suffering of their pain.
The Pain Management Center at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island collaborates closely with other specialties that include Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Physical Therapy to deliver the most comprehensive care and the best quality care possible. The hospital’s Pain Management Center offers a wide variety of interventions that include; epidurals, radio-frequency ablations and minimally invasive procedures with expertise in the treatment of low back pain, neuropathy and complex regional pain syndrome.
Dr. Steven Yap is the Director of Pain Management at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island and is board certified in Pain Management. Dr. Yap completed his residency in Anesthesiology and his fellowship in Pain Management at Columbia University.
“Our goal is to provide compassionate relief of our patients’ pain and improve our patients’ quality of life and ability to function daily,” said Dr. Yap.
This article is part of a series about resources available to residents at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island.