“Communication and patient-focused care is a top priority here. We want to take proactive steps to make our patients feel comfortable with their treatment and give them more peace of mind. Our ultimate goal is to get our patients back to a life they love living.”

Dr. Christopher Winfree

About Dr. Christopher Winfree

Dr. Winfree grew up in Jupiter, Florida, and attended Dartmouth College, where he graduated with High Honors in Chemistry. After completing medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, he joined the Department of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University as a resident. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in peripheral nerve surgery in New Orleans, Louisiana, and then a second fellowship in functional and stereotactic neurosurgery in Portland, Oregon.

Currently, Dr. Winfree is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City where he specializes in facial pain, peripheral nerve surgery, peripheral nerve cancer surgery, nerve and muscle biopsies, pain neurosurgery and spasticity.

He is a member of several different professional organizations, including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), American College of Surgeons (ACS), New York State Neurosurgical Society, North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA), New York Presbyterian Society of the Alumni, Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS) Boot Camp Committee and the CNS Self Assessment in Neurological Surgery (SANS) Editorial Board. He recently completed his term as President of the AANS / CNS Joint Section on Pain.

Hospital Privileges

In addition to working out of our Ridgewood and New York offices, Dr. Winfree has the ability to treat and admit patients at the following area hospitals. 

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St. Joseph's Health

Meet Dr. Christopher Winfree