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Medical Marijuana Certification
at Physio Logic NYC

  • Double Board Certified Spine & Sports Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist and Anesthesiologist, Tanuj Palvia, MD
  • Medical Marijuana Patient Certification
  • Cancer
  • HIV Infection or AIDS
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury with Spasticity
  • Epilepsy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Neuropathy
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Chronic Pain 

Physio Logic’s Medical Marijuana Certification Program is led by our Double Board Certified Spine & Sports Interventional Pain Specialist and Anesthesiologist, Dr. Tanuj Palvia, MD. At Physio Logic, we are dedicated to providing access to the latest treatments for our patients. We are advocates of this new promising treatment that can potentially aid many of those with chronic pain and other qualifying illnesses. Dr. Palvia is certified to register patients with certain illnesses for the medical use of marijuana.

To see if you qualify as a medical marijuana patient in the state of New York, please visit New York State Department of Health and navigate to the “qualifying conditions” link to see an updated list of qualifying conditions from the New York State Department of Health. The qualifying medical conditions listed by Columbia Care New York include the following:

  • ALS
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Epilepsy
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuropathy
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • PTSD
  • Spinal Cord Injury with Spasticity

The associated or complicating conditions include:

  • Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
  • Opioid Use Disorder
  • Severe or Chronic pain
  • Severe Nausea
  • Severe or Persistent Muscle Spasms
  • Seizures

If patients can prove NY state residency and have a qualifying medical condition, the next step is to obtain a medical marijuana patient certification from a participating physician, physician’s assistant, or nurse practitioner.

Once patients have received certification by a registered medical marijuana program provider, they must go online to to complete an online patient application for the medical marijuana program in which proof of residency and patient certification is required. Once approved by NYS, the patient will receive their medical marijuana card in the mail. For a list of registered medical marijuana organization dispensary locations click here.

Medical insurance does not cover medical marijuana consultations, however, our consultation fee includes the complete medical evaluation: the physician’s office visit, review of medical records, documentation of necessary paperwork with New York State. Note that this fee does not guarantee registration, there are certain patient criteria that must be met.

For more information, please visit the New York State Department of Health

*Please bring all copies of medical records, diagnosis, previous test results, blood work, and imaging results.

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