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Dr. Robert F. Mancuso, MD, MPH

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

New York, NY

About Dr. Robert F. Mancuso

Dr. Mancuso is in-network with all commercial plans and is available for consultation Monday to Friday. Same day evaluations for consultations and procedures are often available. New patients please complete Check- In Forms upon scheduling appointments. Please confirm all appointments after scheduling. 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.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

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

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center
  • 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
  • Center for Advanced Pain Management and Rehabilitation, Fellowship in Pain and Musculoskeletal Medicine

Professional memberships

  • 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

Overall rating
4.9
Recent reviews
What cool guy. He explained everything in details and everything that was going to be done in order to get agood diagnosis. He looked concerned of my pain and listened to everything that I mention. The staff was very friendly and I was a first timer. I would definitely recommend him to others to take a visit.
What cool guy. He explained everything in details and everything that was going to be done in order to get a good diagnosis. He looked concerned of my pain and listenedto everything that I mention. The staff was very friendly and I was a first timer. I would definitely recommend him to others to take a visit.
Alberto C. · September 9, 2019
Dr. Macuso was thorough in diagnosing and treating my Sciatica. The pain has gone done significantly and he explains thetreatment process thoroughly.
Dr. Macuso was thorough in diagnosing and treating my Sciatica. The pain has gone done significantly and he explains the treatment process thoroughly.
Robert P. · September 7, 2019

Dr. Robert F. Mancuso's office location

Dr. Robert F. Mancuso - Highline Orthopaedics

16 Park Place

New York, NY 10007

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Very informative and very professional. Highly recommended!

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What cool guy. He explained everything in details and everything that was going to be done in order to get a good diagnosis. He looked concerned of my pain and listened to everything that I mention. The staff was very friendly and I was a first timer. I would definitely recommend him to others to take a visit.

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Great. On time and thorough

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Dr. Macuso was thorough in diagnosing and treating my Sciatica. The pain has gone done significantly and he explains the treatment process thoroughly.

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Effective

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Amazing and caring doctor.

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This worked.

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The doctor was very helpful, clear, concise and compassionate

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Quick and easy ! The staff is friendly and the doctor knows what he’s talking about. Very thorough.

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AMAZING DOCTOR AND WONDERFUL STAFF

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Dr. Mancuso takes time to listen to my concerns, ask questions and explain the treatment. Great doctor, staff is friendly. Overall a great professional experience.

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Dr. Mancuso was very attentive and worked quickly to address the issues I was having with my neck. He seemed extremely knowledgable and concerned with making me more comfortable.

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Excellent

Less than 1 month ago
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Dr. Mancuso was easygoing and extremely professional. I was able to get an appointment on the same day that I called. There was no waiting time. Everyone in the office gave me such a confident feeling that I had chosen the right place to heal my back . Thanks Zocdoc, I couldn’t have found Dr. Mancuso without your app!

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Amazing doctor who really knows what he’s doing. He checked every single bone and muscle to make sure he had accurate details as to what was disturbing me.

Less than 3 months ago
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Dr. Mancuso came in and right away was able to diagnose what was going on. He checked in to make sure I was understanding what he was saying and that I agreed with his treatment plan. His care is ongoing for my issues, but would highly recommend.

Less than 3 months ago
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Very friendly and professional staff.

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Very profesional gave us treatment , advice and easy to approach , Super easy to schedule appointment and to get in!

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Great visit. Very informative. Would recommend anyone.

Less than 3 months ago
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Very kind staff and they really leasing to people.

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I highly recommend Dr. Mancuso. He is nice and has excellent manners. He explains everything and ensures you understand what’s going on. Also, he was extremely punctual, which I highly appreciate. So happy I found him!

Less than 3 months ago
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Left the office feeling more positive than I have in quite a while The staff was very professional and Dr. Mancuso was very decisive with his diagnoses. I am looking forward to my next visit when we will get started on alleviating my pain issues

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Dr Mancuso always makes me feel confident that we will figure out a plan for my recovery. The appointments are quick, and he is definitely opinionated about what to do, but I appreciate that a lot when I am feeling overwhelmed by pain and options that I don't understand. That being said, I always feel that Dr Mancuso listens to my concerns and explains the treatments he recommends. I am working thru sciatica pain from some herniated discs, and through steroid injections and a good PT referral I feel that I'm on my way to recovery.

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I was extremely impressed with his medical acumen, keen attention to my problem, and extremely prompt response to my rather trivial questions... even when he was out of town!!! I highly recommend him for any/all spine issues!

Less than 3 months ago
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My husband went to this doctor, and recommended that I go. I was very pleased with the visit! The staff and the doctor were very nice and attentive. There was virtually no wait time for me; I was seen right away. I would highly recommend Dr. Mancuso!

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Great experience with Dr. Mancuso!

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I was not pleased with the treatment that I received from Dr. Mancuso and his office. He was nice on my first appointment but after the MRI came, he rushed into suggesting invasive procedures without clearly explaining what they were. The office also made me schedule appointments (and pay for the copay) for 5-minute conversations - like asking how I was feeling after the injections. When I expressed my concern about the treatment, he was very dismissive and condescending. I won't go back and wouldn't recommend this doctor to anyone.

Less than 3 months ago
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As always. The entire staff is amazing! I'm in pain so it's not fun when I have to go, but they make the whole process painless.

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Professional doctor

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Dr. Mancuso got straight to the point in regards to my pain. He didn’t give me the run around.

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Amazing, just amazing!

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Very Professional

Less than 6 months ago
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First visit. Very quick. Dr. Mancuso and his assistant was amazing and very empathetic to my pain. There are great healthcare providers who you can definitely tell like helping people and Dr. Mancuso and his assistant, Aaliyah (? I'm sorry if that's wrong!) are part of the small bunch. Thanks ! The person conducting my nerve and muscle test was, however, not as great. Seemed so impatient and short with me when I was in massive amount of pain and couldn't exactly move without it being worse. The bedside manner for that person was not the best and I didn't feel like I was welcome there with them.

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Amazing !!! After a four days of suffering, Dr. Mancuso saw me immediately! He is a miracle worker! My back is on the heal, I feel 100% better. Thank you! Sonia

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Dr. Mancuso is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Some doctors don’t want to talk to you but he took his time to explain the treatment for my back and neck which made me feel much more confident in my recovery. Thank you for all your help!

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Great experience. Dr Mancuso solved in a few minutes what was previously causing sever pain. He tended to my hip pain and got me into immediate treatment with immediate results!! Super nice guy too!

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Dr. Mancuso has been so good to me over the past year now. I had suffered with lower back pain for 2 years and every doctor I met with for a PT script would question me and dismiss my pain; telling me my spine looked “perfect” while I was cringing in pain. Dr. Mancuso never dismissed my pain and was always prompt to renew my script as long as I assured him that I was recovering steadily. A lot of doctors tell you that you “don’t need to go to PT anymore” after a certain number of months (as if everyone recovers fastly and at the same time) but Dr. Mancuso always renews my script, allowing me to take the necessary time in PT that I truly need to recover without rushing my healing process. He is kind, efficient and a complete lifesaver!

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He was thorough and made me feel comfortable. His staff was great too! Made me feel minimal pain.

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%100 perfection in every way, thank you...

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It went well. He was very attentive

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Dr. Mancuso's office is a clean, nice place. I only encountered politeness and professional manner while in the facility. The person who saw me before Dr. Mancuso was great, asking the right questions and being very patient with my explanations. Dr. Mancuso is a very professional, well-spoken and explanatory doctor. He explained in depth what was behind my condition. He then explained thoroughly the road to recovery and what it entailed. He was also very kind and easy-going and positive about it. Very informative. The tech, Naz, was extremely professional in his execution of the tests I was to undergo. He was explanatory and informative about what the test entailed and what it would feel like and do to me. Excellent tech.

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Unusually knowledgeable about sports medicine and weightlifting. I often run into doctors who know the material but don't actually workout. Dr. Mancuso knows the science and can explain the right corrective work to solve my problem. I highly recommend.

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Dr. Mancuso was great! He explained the possible sources of my lower back painvery clearly, and established a plan to get to the bottom of it. He -and the rest of the office- are very pleasant, professional and efficient, and I left feeling optimistic about my recovery.

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Dr. Mancuso was knowledgable and kind. I have been searching for the right doctor to help me deal with my current back issues (herniated discs in lumbar spine, resulting sciatica and scoliosis), and felt no one was really taking the time to explain treatment options. They would just offer: injections or surgery, and then it felt like I was supposed to figure it out. Dr. Mancuso right away made me feel hopeful about my condition, and put my mind at ease when they conducted a nerve test to confirm my nerves are not damaged. He answered all of my questions about the treatment plan he suggested, and seemed confident that I would be better soon, which has me feeling more confident too.

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Efficient. friendly, highly knowledgeable.

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Awesome, helpful doctor and a huge plus that he was available that same day (new patient).

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Great team I would trust. I was in pretty bad shape when I came in; I was in a lot of back pain. Dr. Mancuso listened and clearly communicated which earned my confidence. In between my follow up visits, he's been responsive via email. I'm feeling much better thanks to the treatment plan and to the peace of mind I feel with his team.

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The front desk staff was very nice and attentive. Dr. Mancuso was also very nice and knowledgeable, he came in shortly after I was brought into the room and listened to all my concerns. I fully trust him and will definitely continue to see him for care of my neck and spine.

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Fantastic. Very attentive and genuinely cared about what is causing me problems. Got a plan already going. Finally found a good doctor to work on my spine.

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10/10 service. Knows whats he was doing and a lot of helpful tips.

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