Farah Hameed, MD

Farah Hameed, MD

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Farah Hameed, MD

Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports MedicineMore specialties
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Location Info


51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
US
Other Locations

Additional Locations for Farah Hameed, MD

  • 180 Fort Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    US

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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare national
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare

About Farah Hameed, MD


Dr. Farah Hameed was raised in Houston, TX for most of her life. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where she majored in the Plan II Honors Program. She graduated with University Honors. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch, where she was awarded her Medical Degree. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at the Boston University Medical Center, and she completed her residency at Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. She completed her fellowship in Spine and Sports Medicine at Northwestern University through the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago where she won the Baskin Award for ex...
Dr. Farah Hameed was raised in Houston, TX for most of her life. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where she majored in the Plan II Honors Program. She graduated with University Honors. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch, where she was awarded her Medical Degree. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at the Boston University Medical Center, and she completed her residency at Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. She completed her fellowship in Spine and Sports Medicine at Northwestern University through the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago where she won the Baskin Award for excellence in Research. She is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Hameed is also an Assistant Professor at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Hameed sees patients of all ages, from pediatrics to adults. Additionally, she specializes in pregnancy related back and pelvic girdle pain as well as caring for female athletes. Her goal is to plan comprehensive and structured rehabilitation programs for patients by treating their injuries quickly and creating a personalized regimen of care for each patient. She also focuses on education and awareness of injury prevention through proper training and technique. Her areas of clinical interest are low back disorders, overuse injuries, sports prevention, women’s/adolescent female health, pregnancy related pain, female athlete triad and adolescent concussion management. Her current clinical research is on understanding and developing ways to prevent and treatment pregnancy related lumbopelvic pain.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Expertise

  • Adolescent Sports Injuries
  • Ankle Disorder
  • Ankle Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of Spine
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Concussion
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Diastasis Recti
  • Disorder of Ligament
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Problem
  • Epidural Injection into Lumbar Spine
  • Executive Health
  • Exercise Medicine
  • Foot Pain
  • Functional Exercise
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Hamstring Tear
  • Hamstring Tendonitis Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Problem
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Joint Ache
  • Kinetic Chain Approach
  • Knee & Shoulder Injury
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Overuse Injury
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Spine Care
  • Spine Pain
  • Spine Rehabilitation
  • Spine Stenosis
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Sprain
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Femur
  • Stress Fracture of Tibia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow

Education

  • Medical School: The University Of Texas Medical Branch

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Awards


  • Baskin Award for Fellow Researcher
  • Super Doctors - New York Rising Stars 2013
  • Super Doctors - New York Rising Stars 2014
  • Super Doctors - New York Rising Stars 2016
  • Super Doctors - New York Rising Stars 2018

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