Dr. John Sarno

Dr. John Sarno

Dr. John Sarno is an attending physician at the Howard A. Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center. He is also a Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Sarno is an innovator in the field of mindbody medicine and has authored some of the very best books on the subject, including:

Mind Over Back Pain

Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection

The Mindbody Prescription: Healing the Body, Healing the Pain

The Divided Mind: The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders


Dr. Sarno Education and Training

Dr. Sarno graduated from Columbia U College of P&S in 1950. He interned at USPAS Hospital and completed his residency at Babies Hospital Columbia Presbyterian in 1961.

Dr. Sarno completed a Clinical Fellowship in Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Medical Center in 1963.

Dr. Sarno is board certified in Rehabilitation Medicine and specializes in all musculoskeletal disorders.


Dr. John Sarno and TMS

Dr. Sarno is best known for his diagnosis of tension myositis syndrome.

Dr. Sarno has taken many chances in his medical career by going against the grain and scoffing at many of the accepted tenets of physical medical science. He is a voice of reason and enlightenment despite the criticism of many doctors who continue to embrace antiquated medical concepts.

Dr. Sarno has become the hero of many suffering patients, including this humble writer.


Dr. Sarno Contact

John Sarno, MD
Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine
400 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 263-6035
med.nyu.edu/biosketch/sarnoj01


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