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Christopher Winfree, MD, Neurosurgery, New York, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital


Neurosurgery New York, NY

Pain, Peripheral Nerve

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University

Overview of Dr. Winfree

Dr. Christopher Winfree is a neurosurgeon in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York-Presbyterian Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice 21 years. Dr. Winfree accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 131 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and one of 54 doctors at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center who specialize in Neurosurgery. He has more than 50 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)
    New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1997 - 2003
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 1996 - 1997
  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and SurgeonsClass of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2000 - 2026
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2004 - 2025
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FAANS) American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations



  • 2013 AANS/CNS Section on Pain Biennial Meeting 
    Council of State Neurosurgical Societies, New Orleans, Louisiana - 4/26/2013

Press Mentions

  • Narinder Grewal MD Discusses Pain Management Breakthroughs
    Narinder Grewal MD Discusses Pain Management BreakthroughsAugust 31st, 2016
  • Neurosurgery Makes Pain Management Curricular Breakthroughs
    Neurosurgery Makes Pain Management Curricular BreakthroughsAugust 2nd, 2016
  • Relacionados Virales Mensajes
    Relacionados Virales MensajesOctober 21st, 2015
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Wyoming BlueChoice Personal
    CIGNA Open Access
    Great West PPO
    Healthfirst New York
    Horizon BCBS Direct Access
    Horizon BCBS HMO
    Horizon BCBS POS
    Horizon BCBS PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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