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Joseph A. Cardinale, M.D.

Dr. Cardinale is a board-certified anesthesiologist and pain management specialist whose expertise in state-of-the art interventional pain management enables him to target and precisely deliver potent medications to help relieve a patient's back and neck pain. He completed his residency at St. Vincent’s Medical Center and his fellowship training at New York’s prestigious Mount Sinai Medical Center.

He has extensive experience in such pain management techniques as epidural steroid injections and epidural-lysis, facet joint blocks and radiofrequency ablation, provocative discography, sympathetic blockade, intra-articular SI joint, knee, hip and shoulder injections as well as spinal cord stimulation. Additionally, Dr. Cardinale is fluent in Spanish.


South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, NY
Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, Valley Stream, NY


South Shore Ambulatory Center, Lynbrook, NY
Center for Advanced Medicine Surgery Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Professional Affiliations:

American Society of Anesthesiologists
International Spine Intervention Society

Medical Education:

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ, 2003


Internal Medicine, NYU Downtown Hospital, New York, NY, 2004


Anesthesia, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, New York, NY, 2007


Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 2008

Joseph A. Cardinale, M.D.

My goal is to help patients improve their quality of life through effective and proven methods of interventional pain management, allowing them to participate in activities that are important to them. I strive to accomplish these goals with little to no reliance on daily medications. I believe strongly in integrating multiple modalities to achieve the best outcomes.



1728 Sunrise Highway
Merrick, NY 11566

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