Christopher S Ahmad, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Christopher S Ahmad, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Pediatric Orthopedics, Shoulder, Elbow & Sports MedicineMore specialties
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Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

Additional Locations for Christopher S Ahmad, MD

  • Englewood, NJ - 500 Grand Avenue

    500 Grand Avenue
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    US
  • ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

    51 West 51st Street
    New York, NY 10019
    US
  • CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

    161 Fort Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
    US

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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 re...
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.

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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
  • Orthopedics
  • 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

Education

  • Fellowship: Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: New York Orthopedic Hospital
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Chief, Sports Medicine
  • Head Team Physician, New York City Football Club
  • Head Team Physician, New York Yankees
  • Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at CUMC
  • Vice Chair, Clinical Research

Hospital Affiliations

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

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