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Farah Hameed, MD

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Farah Hameed, MD
Farah Hameed, MD
Biography

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.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
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
Areas of Expertise
Diastasis Recti
Degenerative Spine Disease
Ankle Injuries
Exercise Medicine
Ankle Disorder
Hamstring Tear
Concussion
Tendonitis
Joint Ache
Sciatica
Scoliosis
Meniscus Tear
Rotator Cuff Injury
Knee Pain
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis
Shin Splints
Spine Pain
Neck Pain
Shoulder Problem
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Golfer's Elbow
Musculoskeletal Disorder
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Disorder of Ligament
Runner's Knee
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Trigger Finger Therapy
Bursitis
Musculoskeletal Pain
Back Pain
Tennis Elbow
Arthritis
Lower Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Disorders
Adolescent Sports Injuries
Cervical Spinal Disorders
Kinetic Chain Approach
Foot Pain
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Cortisone Injection
Cervical Disc Herniation
Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
Sports Injuries
Spine Rehabilitation
Spine Care
Stress Fracture of Tibia
Stress Fracture
Stress Fracture of Femur
Functional Exercise
Spinal Stenosis
Sprains and Strains
Shoulder Tendinitis
Overuse Injury
Shoulder Injury
Cervical Pain (Neck)
Rotator Cuff Tear
Knee Injury
Radiculopathy
Elbow Pain
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Arthritis of Spine
Hip Problem
Epidural Injection into Lumbar Spine
Hand Disorder
Hip Pain
Electromyography (EMG)
Patellar Tendinitis
Elbow Problem
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, PPO]
CIGNA [HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [HMO]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [HMO, POS, PPO]
Local 1199 [National Benefit Fund]
Medicare [Medicare]
Multiplan [PPO]
Oxford Health Plans [Community Medicare]
United Healthcare [EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]
Gender
Female

OFFICE INFORMATION

This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
212-305-3535
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
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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