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Dr Pappas, Queens Workers Compensation Doctor, Located in Astoria, NY.

Pappas Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, PLLC
31-35 31st Street
Astoria, NY 11106

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Serving Northwestern Queens: Astoria, Astoria Heights, Ditmars, Little Egypt, Corona, LeFrak City, North Corona, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Forest Hills, Forest Hills Gardens, Fresh Pond, Glendale, Hunters Point, Jackson Heights, Long Island City, Blissville, Dutch Kills, Queensbridge, Ravenswood, Queensview, Queensview West, Maspeth, Middle Village, Rego Park, Ridgewood, Wyckoff Heights, Sunnyside, Sunnyside Gardens, Woodside

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Specialty Services

Pain Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders:

  • non-surgical treatment of neck, back and extremity pain
  • post-operative therapeutic management
  • Licensed Physical Therapists
  • Therapeutic Modalities (Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS), Ultrasound, Paraffin Therapy)
  • Heat/Cold Therapy
  • Exercise Rehabilitation (Utilizing Aerobic and Weight/Strength Conditioning Exercises)
  • Pain Management
  • Electrodiagnostic Studies (EMG/NCV Studies)
  • Objective and Definitive Medical Evaluations
    • Back and Leg Pain (Herniated Disc / Stenosis)
    • Cervical Radiculopathy - A herniated (slipped) disk
    • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
    • Compression Fractures
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Disorders of Cervical and Lumbar Spine
    • Disc Herniations (Cervical /Lumbar / Thoracic)
    • Failed Back
    • Fractures
    • Infections
    • Inflammatory Conditions
    • Low Back Pain
    • Neck Pain From Whiplash
    • Neck and Arm Pain (Herniated Disc / Stenosis)
    • Radiculopathy (Cervical / Lumbar)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Cervical Spine
    • Spinal Stenosis (Cervical / Lumbar)
    • Spondylolysis / Spondylolisthesis
    • Sciatic nerve tumor or injury


NY College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY Sept. 1996 - May 2000

Board Certification

Diplomate, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Columbia/Cornell - New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY


  • Physiatry - New York Doctor
  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Occupational & Industrial Orthopaedic Doctor
  • Whiplash, Auto Injury Doctor
  • Mechanism of Injury Reports & Evaluations
  • Nerve, Muscle and Bone Injury
  • Workers Comp


Pappas Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, PLLC is a new practice in Astoria specializing in the non-surgical treatment of neck, back and extremity pain due to auto/work related trauma and sports injuries, as well as post-operative therapeutic management.


Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY
July 2000 - June 2001


Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Clinical Instructor
January 2007 - Present
Perry Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/Deer Park Medical, Deer Park, NY
Attending Physiatrist,
July 2004 - July 2007 Hospital Affiliations:

Peconic Bay Medical Center, Riverhead, NY
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY Professional Organizations:

American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR) Abstracts:

A.R. Bicknese, K.C. Vitale, M.M. Pappas, A. Varma, P. Ramachandran, S. Taiwar, A. Sharma. Primitive Bilateral Corticospinal Projections Are Maintained Along With Motor Function If One Cortical Hemisphere Is Ablated During Pathway Development, 26th Annual Meeting, Society of Neuroscience, 1996, Volume 22, pg.1947.
Dr Pappas New York Workers Compensation Doctor has an office in Queens, NY.

Contact a Astoria, NY Back and Neck Injury Doctor Today!

After an auto accident or slip and fall accident physical injuries can go undetected.

These injuries include:

  • Hidden or difficult to see fractures of the spine, ribs and extremities.
  • Ligament damage of the neck or back
  • Improper alignment of the spinal bones
  • Injury of The Knee Joint - "Dashboard knee".
  • Latent lumbar disc herniation

INJURED ON THE JOB? Call: 1-800-949-6100

A workplace injury can be very stressful and can not only effect ones health,finances but family home life as well.

Dr. Pappas offers orthopedic care and rehabilitation for employees hurt on the job.The goal is not only to heal our clients but get them back to work.

Dr. Pappas understands the workers compensation system and can provide all the information a patient needs to file his or her claim.

*Same Day and Evening Appointments
*Spinal Rehabilitation
*Most insurance plans accepted

About Workers Compensation in New York

Workers' Compensation will pay an injured employees medical expenses including lost wages We can help you file your workers’ compensation claim.

If you've been injured on the job accident from a scaffold fall, machinery accident, fall from a ladder, falling object, vehicle accident, or an injury from heavy lifting...

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