Our Physicians

Dr. Abbatematteo M.D.

Dr. Abbatematteo has over 22 years of experience in health care working from nursing assistant, combat medical in US Army, ICU nurse to pain management physician.

Dr. Abbatematteo graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and spend over 10 years working as an ICU nurse. After growing interested finding methods to treat pain, Dr. Abbatematteo enrolled in medical school. Dr. Abbatematteo graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia. After internship at Roger Williams Hospital in Rhode Island, Dr Abbatematteo completed his Anesthesia residency at Montefiore/Einstein in Bronx, NY. Dr. Abbatematteo then completed a fellowship in interventional pain management at Beth Israel in Manhattan.

Dr. Abbatematteo explores all possible avenues and will do his utmost to do the necessary safe steps to maximize your pain relief.

Dr. Cristy Perdue M.D.

Dr. Mary Cristin (Cristy) Perdue is an interventional pain management specialist, serving patients in New York City. A native of Alabama, Dr. Perdue attended the University of Alabama School of Medicine, ranked in the top 10 of medical schools in the United States. She is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties and the American Board of Anesthesiology in anesthesiology, having trained at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons / St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center. There she was trained extensively in regional anesthesia and the performance of minimally invasive management for acute and post-operative pain. She continued her training through the completion of a formal ACGME accredited fellowship in pain management, also at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt, which is widely recognized as a leading training institution in the performance of interventional techniques. She has extensive knowledge and experience performing interventional pain procedures for chronic pain syndromes.

Dr. Perdue has a true passion in the field of pain management and takes pride in accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of chronic pain, so that her patients can experience an improvement in function and quality of life. Her approach to treatment is both empathic and compassionate, with a focus on understanding the needs and concerns of her patients. She is also aware, through both experience and current research, that pain syndromes are often related to the physical environment, including dietary habits, toxin exposures, and sleep disturbance. As such, she encourages a holistic approach to treatment with her patients. She has found that this approach often leads to better long-term outcomes.

Leonid Litovskiy PA

Leonid Litovskiy was born in Kiev, Ukraine. When he was 13 years old he moved to the United States and began a long journey of education. He started his education as an undergrad at The College of Staten Island towards Biology and Science. While attending college, he started his early career as an EMT with FDNY where he spent three years. He continued his education at Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education with a B.S. Physician Assistant degree. A lot of Leonid’s professional healthcare experience also includes emergency medicine, urgent care and vascular surgery. At the Pain Medicine of New York, Leonid shares his experience and skills.