New York Society
of Interventional Pain Physicians


NYSIPP Advocacy and Policy Consortium’s goals:

  • To create an unbiased platform that improves access to evidence-based therapies in NY state through advocacy and policy.
  • To create a repository of documents readily available for NYSIPP members for denial management.


Romanth Wagmarae, MD, Buffalo

Hemant Kalia, MD, Rochester

Robert Tiso, MD, Syracuse

Martin Ferrilo, MD, Albany

Matt Bennett, MD, Binghamton

Thierry Bonnabesse, MD, North Country

Brian Durkin, MD, Long Island

Kenneth Chapman, MD, Staten Island

Christopher Gharibo, MD, NYC

Edward Rubin, MD, NYC

Sudhir Diwan, MD, NYC



Position Statements:

Sample Letters:

P2P (Provider-to-Payor) Program:

The goal of this program is to foster relationships with regional payors to address their specific local coverage determinant policies to cover evidence-based, FDA-approved therapies for interventional pain management.

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