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Craig L. Shalmi, MD

  • Undergraduate
  • Union College-Schenectady, NY Schenectady, NY 1985
  • Residency
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA 1996
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center GME Boston, MA 1996
  • Medical School
  • Yeshiva University Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY 1989
  • Internship
  • St. Elizabeth Hospital United States Brighton, MA 1990
  • Graduate
  • Yeshiva University Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY 1989
  • Fellowship
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA 1997
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center GME Boston, MA 1997


Primary Specialties: Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine (Board Certified), 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


  • 02/16/2024
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Shalmi is a very compassionate and caring doctor who listens to all your concerns.

  • 02/15/2024
    Rating: 5

    Didn't have to wait long to be seen. Doctor was very thorough.

  • 02/14/2024
    Rating: 5

    I recently had the opportunity to be under the care of Dr. Shalmi and their medical team, and I feel compelled to share my experience with others who might be seeking high-quality medical care. From the outset, Dr. Shalmi demonstrated an exceptional level of expertise and knowledge in their field. What set them apart, however, was their genuine care and empathy towards my situation. They took the time to thoroughly explain my condition, the proposed treatment plan, and what I could expect during the recovery process. Their ability to communicate complex medical information in an understandable way was truly appreciated. The professionalism of the entire team was outstanding. Every team member I interacted with showed a high level of competence and an unwavering commitment to patient care. They were attentive, responsive, and always available to address any concerns or questions I had. What I found most remarkable was the cohesive teamwork and the positive atmosphere they maintained, which significantly contributed to my comfort and confidence in the care I was receiving. It was evident that each team member was not only skilled in their respective roles but also deeply committed to ensuring the best possible outcomes for their patients. In conclusion, my experience with Dr. Shalmi and their team was nothing short of exceptional. Their professionalism, combined with a compassionate and patient-centered approach, truly sets them apart. I would wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Shalmi and their team to anyone in need of outstanding medical care.

  • 02/09/2024
    Rating: 5

    I always feel like i am in the best care and everything is looked at very thoroughly