Dr. Mary Cristin (Cristy) Perdue is an interventional pain management specialist, serving patients in New York City. A native of Alabama, Dr. Perdue attended the University of Alabama School of Medicine, ranked in the top 10 of medical schools in the United States. She is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Board of Anesthesiology in anesthesiology, having trained at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center. There she was trained extensively in regional anesthesia and the performance of minimally invasive management for acute and post-operative pain. She continued her training through the completion of a formal ACGME accredited fellowship in pain management, also at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt, which is widely recognized as a leading training institution in the performance of interventional techniques. She has extensive knowledge and experience performing interventional pain procedures for chronic pain syndromes.
Dr. Perdue has a true passion in the field of pain management and takes pride in accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of chronic pain, so that her patients can experience an improvement in function and quality of life. Her approach to treatment is both empathic and compassionate, with a focus on understanding the needs and concerns of her patients. She is also aware, through both experience and current research, that pain syndromes are often related to the physical environment, including dietary habits, toxin exposures, and sleep disturbance. As such, she encourages a holistic approach to treatment with her patients. She has found that this approach often leads to better long-term outcomes.