Dr. Kirschner is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR), Sports Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He completed subspecialty fellowship training in Sports Medicine and Interventional Pain Management. He received the Earl C. Elkins award for achieving the highest score in the nation on the PMR board examination. As a resident he received the James Mclean Resident As Teacher Award for teaching excellence.
Dr. Kirschner was born and raised in New York City.He was a city-champion gymnast, which cultivated his interests in both sports and pain medicine. His clinical focus is on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of bone, joint, nerve, tendon and muscle, with particular emphasis on spine disorders. He has expertise in ultrasound and fluoroscopically guided injection techniques. He also performs diagnostic studies including EMG and nerve conduction studies, discography of the cervical and lumbar spine, medial branch, rami communicantes and selective spinal nerve blocks.
Dr. Kirschner's goal is to restore function, reduce pain, and promote an active, healthy lifestyle using conservative measures whenever possible. He lectures extensively and has written numerous peer reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters on the non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal disease. His research interests include the efficacy of ultrasound guided procedures, novel uses for ultrasound in musculoskeletal medicine, and correlation between ultrasound and electrodiagnostic parameters, among others.
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Rehabilitation Medicine Associates
5 East 98th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10029 Phone: 212-241-6321
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