Christopher S. Ahmad, MD

Christopher S. Ahmad, MD

Christopher S. Ahmad, MD

Specialties: Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic SurgeryMore specialties
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Location Info


161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US
Other Locations

Additional Locations for Christopher S. Ahmad, MD

  • 155 White Plains Road
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    US
  • 693 White Plains Road
    Eastchester, NY 10709
    US
  • 51 West 51st Street
    New York, NY 10019
    US
  • 500 Grand Avenue
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • Magnacare national
  • Medicare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare
  • Workers' Compensation

About Christopher S. Ahmad, MD


Christopher S. Ahmad, MD, specializes in knee ACL, meniscus, and cartilage injuries, shoulder instability and labral tears, rotator cuff pathology, Tommy John surgery, and advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques for sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. He is the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees and a member of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association. He is also Head Team Physician for the Rockland Boulders as well as for several high schools in Manhattan and New Jersey. In addition, Dr. Ahmad serves as a consultant to local metropolitan gymnastics and swim teams, and as the official medical provider to the FC Westchester Soccer Academy.A rec...
Christopher S. Ahmad, MD, specializes in knee ACL, meniscus, and cartilage injuries, shoulder instability and labral tears, rotator cuff pathology, Tommy John surgery, and advanced arthroscopic surgical techniques for sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. He is the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees and a member of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association. He is also Head Team Physician for the Rockland Boulders as well as for several high schools in Manhattan and New Jersey. In addition, Dr. Ahmad serves as a consultant to local metropolitan gymnastics and swim teams, and as the official medical provider to the FC Westchester Soccer Academy.A recipient of several awards for outstanding research in the field of Sports Medicine, Dr. Ahmad conducts ongoing research in the areas of ACL injury prevention and screening, biomechanics of the elbow, and surgical techniques for rotator cuff and shoulder instability repair. He has authored more than 200 articles and 50 book chapters related to shoulder, elbow, and sports medicine and has presented over 250 lectures nationally, and internationally. Dr. Ahmad was also an editor of the textbook Minimally Invasive Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries.Dr. Ahmad has his undergraduate degree in engineering while playing 4 years of Division 1 varsity soccer at nationally ranked Columbia University. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and three children.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Expertise

  • ACL Injury Tear
  • Adolescent Sports Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Debridement of Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Debridement of Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Disorder of Ligament of Shoulder
  • Disorder of Shoulder Joint
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Disorder
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture Surgery
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Problem
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Knee & Shoulder Injury
  • Knee Injury
  • Labral Tear of Shoulder
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Disorder
  • Shoulder Joint Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Problems Surgery and Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Sports Injury
  • Tennis Elbow

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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