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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


  • 08/10/2023
    Rating: 5

    Great Dr Dr Shalmi !

  • 08/10/2023
    Rating: 4.6

    Although I had to wait a long time, the dr was very thorough and gave me a shot right in the office to alleviate my pain.

  • 08/09/2023
    Rating: 5

    I felt very comfortable from the moment I entered the waiting room and also in the exam room. Dr was very informative and made me feel at ease.

  • 08/08/2023
    Rating: 5

    Dr shalmi and that entire staff have been an absolute life saver for me . He is the best doctor I’ve ever been to and everyone there is so helpful and pleasant . I went in there with the worst pain of my life and they have made me able to function again.