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Eric K. Fanaee, MD

Board Certified in Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology located in West Islip, NY & Smithtown, NY
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Dr. Fanaee is focused on providing safe, responsible care for our patients during this COVID-19 crisis. In addition to Telehealth appointments, Dr. Fanaee’s office has adopted strict social distancing policies.

Eric K. Fanaee, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist with a subspecialty certification in pain medicine. He currently sees patients at his practice, Dr. Eric Fanaee, MD, with two locations in West Islip and Smithtown, New York.

Dr. Fanaee earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, where he graduated with honors. Afterward, he completed his anesthesiology residency at the University of Chicago and his pain medicine fellowship at the prestigious NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City.

A lifetime member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), Dr. Fanaee was selected as a ‘Leading Physician’ by the International Association of Healthcare Practitioners in 2017 and 2018. In addition, he co-authored a textbook chapter for surgeons specializing in pain management and was the co-executive medical writer for the mandatory pain medicine course required of all incoming New York University residents and attending physicians. He has also organized formal educational pain medicine courses for residents and fellows, as well as primary care doctors. 

Dr. Fanaee doesn't believe in a traditional ‘one size fits all’ solution. Instead, he uses a multidisciplinary approach to pain management, incorporating medications, interventions, and physical modalities to relieve a patient’s pain, maximize their function, and improve their overall quality of life. Dr. Fanaee listens carefully to each individual's needs and educates his patients about their conditions and treatment options. He strongly believes that patients should feel comfortable asking questions and forming a partnership with him during pain management consultation.

He strives to help each patient to enjoy their life to the fullest and works hard to ensure they achieve their goals. In addition to performing joint, spine, and soft tissue injections, Dr. Fanaee also utilizes advanced techniques such as kyphoplasty, spinal cord stimulation, ultrasound-guided nerve blocks, and radiofrequency neurolysis when necessary.


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Located in convenient locations in West Islip, and Smithtown NY or in the convenience of your own home using TELEHEALTH PLATFORMS, Dr. Fanaee is an interventional pain management specialist who explores non-surgical options before performing necessary surgery.

Dr. Fanaee's founding principle is to provide patients with unparalleled, personalized care that assures the best possible results with reduced recovery times.

When severe or chronic pain rises to a level requiring a medical evaluation, Dr. Fanaee understands the urgency and seriousness of the situation. His focus centers upon deriving rapid control of pain as well as comprehensive solutions for complicated cases.

Get in touch with us to set up a consultation, or use the contact form at the bottom of this page to inquire whether our services are right for you.

Going to the doctor shouldn’t be stressful or time-consuming. We’ll do our best to order any relevant testing prior to your visit, keeping wait times and extra visits to the minimum whenever possible.


Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Board-certified anesthesiologist with subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine

Lifetime member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)

Certified New York State Medical Marijuana Program.

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Eric Fanaee, MD accepts most major insurance plans. For questions about your coverage, please call the office.

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