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Dr. Robert F. Mancuso, MD, MPH

Spine Specialist, Sports Medicine Specialist, Pain Management Specialist, Physiatrist

Professional statement

**ATTENTION: New patients please complete Check- In Forms upon scheduling appointment.** Same Day Evaluations and Consultations for Procedures are often available Dr. Robert Mancuso is a Interventional Spine & Pain Management Specialist who specializes in the treatment of spine conditions that cause Neck and Back Pain. He is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Fellowship trained in Interventional Spine & Pain Medicine, and has received additional training in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Dr. Mancuso focuses on providing comprehensive spine care using a minimally invasive and non-operative approach to the treatment of neck and low back pain. He uses fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided techniques to treat a wide array of conditions. He takes great efforts to minimize the use of controlled substances and therefore limits the use of chronic opioid medications. He received his medical degree from St. George’s University, School of Medicine. He then completed his post-graduate training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, serving as a chief resident during his final year. He went on to complete a sub-specialty fellowship in Interventional Spine and Pain Medicine at the Center for Advanced Pain Management and Rehabilitation affiliated with Rutgers University in New Jersey. Dr. Mancuso is happy to see children ages 14 years and older and adults of any age.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine Specialist
  • Pain Management Specialist
  • Spine Specialist
  • Physiatrist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Board certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Education and training

  • Medical School - St. George's University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • St. George’s University, Master’s in Public Health
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Center for Advanced Pain Management and Rehabilitation, Fellowship in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine

Professional memberships

  • International Spine Intervention Society
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • North American Spine Society

Awards and publications

  • Chief Resident at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1003109208

Office locations

Highline Orthopaedics

16 Park Pl

New York, NY 10007

Highline Orthopaedics

41 Clark St

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Dr Mancuso is always on time, friendly and listens to my concerns. I like his conservative approach to everything. Highly recommend this practice and Dr. Mancuso.
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amazing experience the Dr is very professional and respectful. the people are very friendly and the place is beautiful .
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Absolutely no wait time, was seen right away. Dr. Mancuso took his time explaining everything and discussing all possible options. Def recommend!!
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Hands down Mr. Mancuso is the best doctor.
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Great service,a very caring Doctor.
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The office was very efficient, everyone I interacted with was helpful and Dr. Mancuso answered all of my questions. Great experience overall and I was pleased with how quickly I was in and out!
Less than 3 months ago
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I went to Dr. Mancuso via a patient referral after I saw a spinal surgeon who had no desire to address my pain. Dr. Mancuso on the other hand shows great care for his patients and has performed procedures that haveprovided me great relief from my 24/7 back pain. Bonus points for him and his Tribeca staff being personable and there never being a long wait.
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Dr. Marcuso was so kind and knowledgeable. He knew exactly what to do to help with my lower back issues.
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I got given a steroid tablet before even looking at an MRI or a scan. Disappointed that i was given a steroid on my first visit.
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One of the best Doctor's I have ever been too. I highly recommend.
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Excellent!!!! I highly recommend him and all his team.
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He was awesome and super thorough. Informed me of how my entire process would go for treatment. I felt super comfortable
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I was very pleased with the overall appointment. A great doctor..
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Friendly doctor and seems very competent. However his staff and schedule software (not Zocdoc) is really hindering him. The problem is the first appointment is scheduled through Zocdoc but invariably you'll need a follow up, which is handledby staff and a subpar website, which is basically impossible to connect with anyone anytime of any day.
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It was one of the most detailed and comforting experiences with a doctor I've ever had. He took the time to look over my MRI's with me and show me the areas that were affecting my condition. Took the time tomake sure I understand those results and what I need going forward. He"s Superman!
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I'm pleased
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Best, most efficient, most courteous doctor's visit I've ever had. Everyone was very sweet and Dr. Mancuso was beyond kind and helpful. I'm very impressed. Every doctor's office should be like this one!!
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in his description it says that he is a spine and herniated disk specialist, it turns out he is a trauma and pain doctor, so he could not recommend me anything since I wasn't looking for crisis and pain relief, Iwas looking for deeper diagnosis and a medium term treatment for my illness. This is not a judgment of his overall abilities, I bet he is competent in other areas. His manners were good and the wait time was absolutely reasonable.
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So far, so good. First visit and I felt super comfortable. Dr Mancuso took the time to explain what was happening to my neck and back and how we are going to cure it. I’ll be going back!
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Dr Mancuso and his colleagues are the best. The office is super organized - I think this is the only clinic I've been to in years where my appointment begins exactly at the scheduled time. They're all incredibly nice and genuinelykind people. Dr Mancuso is highly knowledgeable - he diagnosed me right away (after another doctor at a different practice had failed to), he explained everything well, got me the tests I needed ASAP, and most importantly got me on the road to recovery right away. One week ago I could barely stand up or walk. Thanks to Dr Mancuso, my pain was gone in days and I already feel relatively close to complete recovery. If only all doctors and their office staff were this buttoned up and this nice!
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When I first read the doctors reviews, i thought to myself no way most of his ratings are 5 stars. This has to be to good to be true. I stand corrected. He was very pleasant, professional. The office is veryclean and modern. I loved the fact that i had to wait only about 10 mins to see him from the time that i entered the building.
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This was my first time at this office and Dr. Mancuso and staff were extremely helpful, well mannered, and made me feel so comfortable. I had to wait almost no time to be seen, and Dr. Mancuso was extremely knowledgeable about what was wrong on my leg. Definitely recommend!
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Dr.Robert is professional, knowledgeable, responsible! Wait time was like 5-6 min. Highly recommended!
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Very knowledgeable and professional. Definitely would recommend him to my peers. Wait time was non-existent. Greatly appreciated.
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Very happy with this visit. They were very prompt and efficient - I got there early, they fit me in quickly, and I was out before my official appointment time even came, which was great for trying to fit a visitin before work. Dr. Mancuso was great, he was very thorough, explained everything he was doing, and addressed all my questions and concerns. The stretches he recommended to me have been really effective, it's only a few days later and my pain is already significantly better (though my case is only some mild muscle tightness). Overall, 10/10, very happy.
Less than 6 months ago
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I was surprised how quickly I was seen . The assistant was very professional and made sure the doc saw my MRI before he came in to see me. THIS VISIT WAS VER Y INFORMATive THANK you
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Good asked questions came up with a plan
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He is a great doctor 5*****
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The doctor when over my injury in detail and made sure I understood why he was recommended a certain treatment plan. The consultation did not fee rushed and he answered every question I had. The nurses were great and customer serverwas amazing over all. I recommend giving Dr. Mancuso a try.
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Great clinic and great Dr.
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good, nice, professional, friendly, clear
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Dr. Mancuso was absolutely great and informative for my first time coming in! Definitely glad he will make sure my neck will be taken care of.
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My needs were addressed, my back problems were literally drawn out and explained to me, a recovery plan was mapped out, Dr was super friendly–all in literally under 20 minutes. I highly recommend.
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Mancuso has been treating me for a few months for my cervical disc herniation. He takes the time to listen and understand the issues. The cortisone injections have eased the pain and I’m getting better. He seems genuine and reallycares about his patients. Definitely recommend a visit to this practice they are on time and get you in and out efficiently.
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Dr. Mancuso has worked wonders on my back. I’m thriving again!! Highly recommend.
Less than 6 months ago
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Great bedside manners very efficient.
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He is the best for spine.
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Very professional and cares a lot !
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Everything was very on time. The Doctor saw me right away, very professional
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Awesome as always.
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Excellent staff overall
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Until yesterday 4/30/18 I loved being treated st Highline Orthopedic however I was suppose to receive an Epidural shot to pain I traveled from Bronx to liwercMan
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Ask for copay to review lab results. Doc is Very greedy and I’ve decided to go somewhere else for PT.
Less than 6 months ago
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Very professional and kind.
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Estoy muy contento con la atencion y la rapidez con que te atienden. El doctor en particular es bien minucioso al momento de encontrar donde esta el problema. Pone atencion a cada detalle y escucha al paciente. Es exelente clinica yexelente doctor. Mi problema es en la parte baja de mi espalda y e sentido mas recuperacion que en otros medicos que visite y nunca me dieron una explicacion tan clara como con el Dr. Mancuso.
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I had a very pleasant experience, the doctor was very friendly and listened to all of my concerns. He also took his time explaining everything and making sure I understood everything. I arrived early and left around the time my appointmentwas scheduled for. It was a very quick process and all my expectations were met.
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Honestly...This is the ABSOLUTE BEST Doctor and Visit I’ve literally ever had! I almost can’t believe everything went as well as it did, from entering the door to meeting this Fabulous Doctor to the Treatment to the Exit! I am soincredibly grateful to have had this experience and to continue care at such an Amazing Doctor and Doctors office!
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Super helpful and no wait - nice offices, very efficient, great bedside manner!
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I had a wonderful experience and the doctor was not only hottttttt lol but he also made me feel relaxed comfortable and fully explained my condition and answered all my questions it was a very quick in and out appointment quick and easy
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Really great ortho office! Booked an appointment the same day and they got me into the room asking questions about my injury in less than 5 minutes. They have an imaging center at the same site so I was also ableto get an x ray during my visit. Dr. Mancuso has excellent bedside manner and gave me a clear and concise explanation of my injury and imaging.
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