Dr. Antell has been in the health care field for over 20 years and has extensive experience in both direct patient care and developing premium health care products/services. Dr. Antell obtained his specialty training at the NYU Langone Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation. Upon his completion of residency, he has maintained NYU affiliation for the past 20 years.
For the past five years, Dr. Antell served as Director of Ambulatory Orthopedic Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health. Dr. Antell recently left this position to shift his focus entirely to the treatment of medical cannabis patients. His philosophy in treating patients is to address the underlying condition and not just treat the symptoms. This speaks to the continued growth of his medical cannabis practice. Dr. Antell has established a track record in using safe forms of cannabis as an alternative to opioids in the management of pain and related conditions. Dr. Antell’s philosophy with regards to patient care and outcome has earned him the distinction of Castle Connolly Top Doctor in New York.
After treating hundreds of cannabis patients, Dr. Antell has identified unmet patient needs in the current
medical cannabis system. Patients want to avoid opioids and feel better, while remaining functional and
productive. Dr. Antell is dedicated to combating opioid abuse in New York with an emphasis on helping
individuals wean off opioids, heal from their pain and move forward with their lives. He is acutely focused
on the needs of our communities and the social stigma attached to medical cannabis. By working with
community leaders and local physicians, Dr. Antell will strive to break down these social and financial
roadblocks, fostering education and community awareness.
Dr. Antell and State of Mind will put the science into medical cannabis with a focus on patient outcome and
a commitment to safely wean patients off of opioids. By working to prevent the onset of opioid use and
successfully weaning patients off of opioids to safer alternatives, State of Mind will make a difference in the
epidemic currently occurring in the United States.