HomePhysiciansEmile Hiesiger, MD
Contact
Phone: (212) 697-1411
Fax: (212) 697-1399
Hours:

Mon - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thu - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Address
345 East 37th Street
Suite 320
New York, NY 10016

Introduction

Dr. Emile M. Hiesiger is one of America’s leading neurologists with over 30 years of experience specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic and acute pain. Dr. Hiesiger is a clinical associate professor at New York University’s School of Medicine, an attending physician in the Department of Neurology at NYU Langone Medical Center, and an attending neurologist at the Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital and Manhattan Veterans Administration Pain Clinic. He has perfected the use of CT-guidance in interventional pain treatment and published numerous academic articles on pain, as well as written two books on pain for the lay reader. Since 2007, Dr. Hiesiger’s focus has been the use of QEEG to measure acute and chronic pain. Dr. Hiesiger is Chief Medical Advisor to Advanced Neural Metrics, Inc. (ANM), a private company dedicated to the development of solutions that improve the detection, quantification, and treatment of pain.

Gender
Male
Languages
English, French, Spanish
Focus


Medical Expertise: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Back/Spine Problems, Headaches (Migraines), Pain Management, Pain Neurology

Roles

Not known at this time

Referral Status

Currently Not Accepting Refferals

Medicare Status

Does Not Accept

Education
Undergraduate

New York University, BA cum laude

Internship

New York Medical College

Professional Achievements
Academic Titles

1970-1971 Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Politics, New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York, New York
1978-1979 Intern in Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital, New York, New York
1979-1982 Resident in Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
1982-1984 Fellow in Neurology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
1982-1984 Clinical Fellow in Neurology, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical College,New York, New York
1983-1990 Consultant Physician in Occupational Medicine, The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States
1985-1993 Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
1985-1995 Research Collaborator, Department of Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York
1985-presenet Attending Neurologist, Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital, Manhattan Veterans Administration Pain Clinic.
1987-1990 Consultant Physician, Medical Reimbursements, The Prudential Life Insurance Company
1988-present Attending Physician, Department of Neurology, Department of Veterans Affairs
1990-1993 Consultant, Ledbetter, Moore, and Associates, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Consultants
1993-2003 Consultant, Manuso, Alexander, and Associates, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Consultants
1990-1993 Director, Division of Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurosurgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
1993-present Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
1994-present Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
1994-present Attending Physician, Department of Neurology, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York
1997-2004 Attending Physician, Departments of Neurology and Radiology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York
1997-2004 Consulting Physician, Department of Neurology, Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Neurology (Fellow)
American Academy of Pain Management
American Medical Association
American Pain Society
Eastern Pain Association

Awards

Phi Beta Kappa
Founder’s Day Award (New York University)
Norman and Rosita Winston Fellow in Biomedical Research, July 1982-June 1984

Publications

Say Goodbye to Back Pain, Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2004
Your Pain Is Real, Harper Collins/Regan Books, 2001
Prichep LS, John, E. Roy, Howard B, Merkin H, Hiesiger, EM. Evaluation of the Pain Matrix Using EEG Source Localization: A Feasibility Study. Pain Medicine, 2011
Selker RG, Shapiro W,Burger P, Blackwood M, Deutsch M, Arena V, Van Gilder JC, Wu J, Malkin M, Mealey Jr. J, Neal J, Olson J, Robertson JT, Barnett G, Bloomfield S, Albright R, Hochberg FH, Hiesiger EM, Green S. The Brain Tumor Cooperative Group HIH Trial 87-01: A Randomized Comparison of Surgery, External Radiotherapy and BCNU v. Surgery, Interstital Radiotherapy Boost, External Radiation Therapy and BCNU. J Neurosurg, 2002
Hiesiger EM, Green SB, Shapiro WR, Berger PC, Selker RG, et al. Results of a Randomized Trial Comparing Intra-Arterial Cisplatin and Intravenous PCNU for the Treatment of Primary Brain Tumors. J Neuro-Oncol, 25: 143-154, 1995. Orbach D, Hiesiger EM. Chronic Non-Malignant Pain and Opioid Analgesia. 2:13-24, 2001
Orbach D, Hiesiger EM. Shoulder Pain Relieved by Root Canal. Neurol 57:1712-1713, 2001