Christopher S Ahmad, MD

Christopher S Ahmad, MD Specialties: Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder, Elbow & Sports Medicine

Christopher S Ahmad, MD
Specialties: Pediatric Orthopedics, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder, Elbow & Sports Medicine
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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US
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    500 Grand Avenue
    Englewood, NJ 07631
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    51 West 51st Street
    New York, NY 10019
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    693 White Plains Road
    Scarsdale, NY 10709
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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 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

  • Arthroscopic Debridement of Elbow

  • Arthroscopic Debridement of Shoulder

  • Arthroscopic Surgery

  • Arthroscopy

  • Arthroscopy of Shoulder

  • 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 Injuries

  • Labral Tear of Shoulder

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

  • Orthopedic Trauma

  • Pediatric Sports Medicine

  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

  • Rotator Cuff Injury

  • Shoulder Arthritis

  • Shoulder Arthroplasty

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy

  • Shoulder Disorder

  • Shoulder Injury

  • Shoulder Instability

  • Shoulder Joint Instability

  • Shoulder Joint Replacement

  • Shoulder Pain

  • Shoulder Problem

  • Shoulder Reconstruction

  • Shoulder Replacement

  • Shoulder Surgery

  • Shoulder Tendinitis

  • Sports Injuries

  • Sports Injury

  • Tennis Elbow

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine