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Dr. Christine Townsend, MD

Sports Medicine*
5.0 (138)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Christine Townsend, MD

Dr. Christine Townsend, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Sports Medicine, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. They graduated from Rutger, The State University Of New Jersey and is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Townsend an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Townsend works at CUIMC/Harkness Pavilion in New York, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Townsend's Office Locations

  1. 1
    CUIMC/Harkness Pavilion
    180 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10032 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 582-3422
  2. 2
    ColumbiaDoctors - Midtown
    51 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 582-3422
  3. 3
    ColumbiaDoctors - Morningside
    601 W 113th St Apt 1A, New York, NY 10025 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 582-3422

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    About Dr. Christine Townsend, MD

    Specialties*
    • Sports Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1013302199
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Rutger, The State University Of New Jersey
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

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    Dr. Christine Townsend, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Townsend is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Townsend has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Townsend works at CUIMC/Harkness Pavilion in New York, NY. View the full address on Dr. Townsend’s profile.

    138 patients have reviewed Dr. Townsend. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Townsend.

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