Christopher E. Mandigo, MD

Expertise in: 
Spine Surgery
Board Certifications: 
Neurological Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Virtual Visits/Telehealth
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Overview

Dr. Mandigo earned his medical doctorate from the College of Physicians and Surgeons where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his Neurological Surgery Internship, Residency and Chief Residency at the Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University. Dr. Mandigo's practice is devoted to spinal deformity, degenerative spine disease, intervertebral disc disease, spinal column tumors and spinal cord tumors. Dr. Mandigo uses minimally invasive techniques for spinal surgery including the use of narrow tube retractor systems for cervical and lumbar microdiscectomy and spinal fusion. He also has expertise in artificial disc replacement surgery in the cervical spine. He has particular expertise evaluating and, if required, treating disorders of spinal alignment such as scoliosis or sagittal imbalance.

Dr. Mandigo's office is in The Spine Hospital of the Neurological Institute of New York in Department of Neurological Surgery at the Neurological Institute of Columbia Medical Center/NewYork Presbyterian Hospital.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of Spine
  • Arthritis of the Back
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bulging Disc
  • Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Cervical Pain (Neck)
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Cervical Spine Disease
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Instrumentation
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Disc Disorder
  • Disc Herniations
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Disorder of Intervertebral Disc
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Herniated Cervical Disc
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc, Cervical
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Herniated Lumbar Intervertebral Disc
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back and Neck Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Decompression
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Lumbar Spine Trauma
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgery
  • Microsurgery of the Spine
  • Minimally Invasive Cervical Spinal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusions
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Neck & Back Injuries
  • Neck & Lumbar Spine problems
  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Surgery
  • Prolapsed Cervical Intervertebral Disc
  • Radiculopathy
  • Radiosurgery
  • Reconstructive Spine Surgery
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Second Opinion
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Disease
  • Spinal Disorder
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Fusions
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Spinal Neurological Surgery
  • Spinal Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Stenosis of Lumbar Region
  • Spinal Stenosis of Thoracic Region
  • Spinal Stenosis Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Vascular Malformation
  • Spine (all aspects)
  • Spine Care
  • Spine Instrumentation Surgery
  • Spine Problems
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenosis of Lumbosacral Spine
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Tethered Cords

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at CUMC

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Health Plus - Amerigroup

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199

  • NYP Employee Plan

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery