Houman Danesh

Houman Danesh, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Anesthesiology
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation Medicine

Specialties:

Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Pain Management

Houman Danesh, MD, is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychobiology, and Georgetown University, where he obtained a Master’s degree in Physiology and Biophysics. He completed his medical School training at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.

Following a medical internship at Long Island College Hospital, Dr. Danesh completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mount Sinai and additionally completed his Fellowship in Pain Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Danesh is also certified in Medical Acupuncture. He has given grand rounds on the benefits of yoga for low back pain and is also actively involved in research of yoga, acupuncture, and pain management.

Dr. Danesh has a particular interest in combining the benefits of interventional pain management (including transforaminal epidural injections, facet blocks, spinal cord stimulator trials, kyphoplasty, and ablations) with acupuncture, guasha, yoga, cupping, and physical therapy. He has spearheaded the creation of the Division of Integrative Pain Management that he is directing within the Mount Sinai FPA Pain Management practice.

Dr. Danesh’s background and his approach to pain management provide an individualized integrative approach to helping patients in pain.

Certifications

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Pain Management

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Focus


Education

MD, Virginia Commonwealth University

Internship, Internal Medicine, Long Island College Hospital

Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Pain Management, Mount Sinai Hospital