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Farah Hameed, MD

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Farah Hameed, MD
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. She is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine.

She has joined Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital and sees patients of all ages, from pediatrics to adults. Additionally, she specializes in pregnancy related back and pelvic pain. 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 concussion management.

Primary Specialties
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Board Certified)
Sports Medicine (Board Certified)
Education And Training
BA, University of Texas, Austin
MD, University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston
The University Of Texas Medical Branch
Internship: Boston Medical Center
Residency: Harvard University - Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Clinical Expertise
Sports Medicine
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
Cervical Disc Herniation
Spine Rehabilitation
Sports Injuries
Stress Fracture of Tibia
Spine Care
Stress Fracture of Femur
Stress Fracture
Spinal Stenosis
Functional Exercise
Shoulder Tendinitis
Sprains and Strains
Shoulder Injury
Overuse Injury
Rotator Cuff Tear
Cervical Pain (Neck)
Knee Injury
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Elbow Pain
Hip Problem
Arthritis of Spine
Hand Disorder
Epidural Injection into Lumbar Spine
Electromyography (EMG)
Hip Pain
Elbow Problem
Patellar Tendinitis
Degenerative Spine Disease
Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
Ankle Injuries
Diastasis Recti
Ankle Disorder
Exercise Medicine
Hamstring Tear
Rotator Cuff Injury
Joint Ache
Knee Pain
Meniscus Tear
Neck Pain
Shin Splints
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Shoulder Problem
Spine Pain
Musculoskeletal Disorder
Golfer's Elbow
Disorder of Ligament
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Runner's Knee
Trigger Finger Therapy
Back Pain
Musculoskeletal Pain
Tennis Elbow
Lumbar Spinal Disorders
Lower Back Pain
Cervical Spinal Disorders
Adolescent Sports Injuries
Foot Pain
Kinetic Chain Approach
Cortisone Injection
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]
CIGNA [Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [ConnectiCare, EPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]
Health Republic - Freelancers (Exchange)
Local 1199
Oscar (Exchange)
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]
United Healthcare [HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare, POS, PPO]
VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]


This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
Primary Office
Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 1-199
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-3535
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
Suite 375
New York, NY 10019

Phone: (212) 305-3535
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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