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Dr. Michael Monfett, MD

Physiatrist, Sports Medicine Specialist

Professional statement

Michael Monfett is a dedicated and compassionate physiatrist serving the Financial District in Lower Manhattan. He Completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. He also completed a fellowship in sports medicine and interventional spine at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Monfett is Board-certified in Physiatry with fellowship training in interventional spine and sports medicine, musculoskeletal medicine, musculoskeleteal ultrasound and electrodiagnostic studies. He is fellowship-trained at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He has treated a number of high-profile athletes and has served as a team physician for a variety of university and high school sports programs. Dr Monfett helps patients who have been injured or who experience pain and impairment in their back, neck, shoulders knees, other joints and extremities to manage their pain, regain movement and get back to normal function and activity.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • NY State No-Fault
  • Workers' Compensation

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine Specialist
  • Physiatrist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Education and training

  • Medical School - St. George's University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Jersey City Medical Center (Internal Medicine)
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine

Awards and publications

  • Gil H, Platz GJ, Forestal CA, Monfett M, Bakshi CS, Sellati TJ, Furie MB, Benach JL, Thanassi DG. Deletion of TolC orthologs in Francisella tularensis identifies roles in multidrug resistance and virulence. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Aug 22;103(34):12897-902. Epub 2006 Aug 14.
  • Forestal CA, Gil H, Monfett M, Noah CE, Platz GJ, Thanassi DG, Benach JL, Furie MB. A conserved and immunodominant lipoprotein of Francisella tularensis is proinflammatory but not essential for virulence. Microb Pathog. 2008 Jun;44(6): 512-23. Epub 2008 Jan 17. Chakraborty S, Monfett M, Maier
  • Chakraborty S, Monfett M, Maier TM, Benach JL, Frank DW, Thanassi DG. Type IV pili in Francisella tularensis: roles of pilF and pilT in fiber assembly, host cell adherence, and virulence. Infect Immun. 2008 Jul;76(7):2852-61. Epub 2008 Apr 21.PMID: 18426883
  • Monfett M, Boachie-Adjei K, Harrison J, Lutz G. The use of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for Lumbar Intradiscal Pathology: An Update. Journal of International Orthopedics June 2016
  • Oh-Park M, Monfett M, Goworek K, Nolan K. Improving Mobility Utilizing Robotic Exoskeletons for Individuals with Stroke. 2015. Awaiting submission.

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1265796445

Office locations

Musculoskeletal Resources

Skyline Physical Medicine

40 Broad Street, Suite 601

New York, NY 10004

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Very professional and compassionate. Great bedside manner and comprehensive in explaining the problem to me. Dr. Monfett wasn’t in my insurance network but he was willing to do a quick consultation for the copay and offered to treat me as outof network provider. Highly recommend him. Great and courteous staff as well.
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The staff and doctor were all great! It is a super clean facility. This was my first visit. Every person that I encountered was nice and professional. My wait time was not that long (less than 20 minutes). I came withmy paperwork already filled out so I think that made it easier. I spoke with Francisco first who was super nice and prepped me before I spoke with the doctor. The doctor was very thorough. I told him my situation and he gave me a few suggestions to try to deal with the problem which I appreciated. I left there feeling very optimistic about my injury and I'm so glad that I chose this facility.
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Very professional and takes time to really explain to you what's going on and why. I came in with a back injury, and he explained in really simple terms, using a model, all about the spine and what was happening.
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Dr. Monfett is incredible. He spends as much time with you as you need to figure out what's bothering you, has fantastic bedside manner, and works with you as a health partner to figure out the best course of treatment forboth your injury and your finances. His physical therapy team is also top notch and incredibly friendly. I can not recommend him enough.
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Monfett is wonderful but his administrative staff is a little disorganized. To his credit, he had them correct their error and immediately apologized. Would go again.
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He is great. He started me on PT the following week and i m already on my way to recovery. He didn't feel the need for me to go for any testing if it wasn't I needed. They have PT onsite which is another plus. I recommend him 100%.
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