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Craig L. Shalmi, MD


Primary Specialties: Anesthesiology, Pain Management

Dr. Shalmi joined New York Spine & Pain Physicians in 2013 when it merged with New York Pain Consultants. It was in 1999 that Dr. Shalmi co-founded New York Pain Consultants with Dr. Luis Fandos.

In 1989, Dr. Shalmi completed his internship in surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine and went on to Harvard University School of Medicine to complete his residency in anesthesia and critical care.

He became interested in pain management during his residency which became his focus during the latter portion of his training. Dr. Shalmi remained at Harvard for fellowship training in Pain Management which he completed in 1997.

Dr. Shalmi is board certified in Anesthesia and Pain Management. He has lectured on and is published in numerous pain management publications and is a member of various professional organizations.

Dr. Shalmi is an expert in all pain management techniques and has been caring for and healing his patients for over 25 years. He believes that the best plan of care is customized to meet each individual patient’s needs.

He attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and graduated with distinction for research in Oncology. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Union College and he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in his senior year.

A native New Yorker, Dr. Shalmi is married and has two children. In his free time, he enjoys recreation time with his family.

Affiliations Westchester
  • Co-founder, New York Pain Consultants
  • Past Chairman, Division of Pain Management at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
  • Fellowship
  • Beth Israel- Deaconess Medical Center United States Boston, MA 1997
  • Internship
  • St. Elizabeth Medical Center- Tufts University School of Medicine United States Brighton, MA 1990
  • Medical School
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine United States Bronx, NY 1989
  • Residency
  • Beth Israel- Deaconess Medical Center United States Boston, MA 1996
  • Undergraduate
  • Union College United States Schenectady, NY 1985


  • 04/27/2022
    Rating: 5

    Excellent care [...]

  • 04/26/2022
    Rating: 5

    Love and respect Dr. Shalmi and his staff. Dr. Shalmi has taken care of me and kept me going for years. The office is always immaculate, and I am taken on time for my appointment. Dr. Shalmi is an outstanding doctor, and treats his patients with the utmost honesty and respect. He obviously commands and trains his staff the same way. I travel from [...] to [...] to be a patient of Dr. Shalmi, which is about a three-hour round trip drive for me.

  • 04/26/2022
    Rating: 5

    D. S is both knowledgable and compassionate. He takes time to answer a patient's questions.

  • 04/23/2022
    Rating: 5

    I have FULL trust in Dr. Craig Shalmi. He spends time and listens. A most valuable trait for a physician who helps patients who are in pain. His assistant [...] is also very caring and personable. [...]