Farah Hameed, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Farah Hameed, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Specialties: Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and RehabilitationMore specialties

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51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
US

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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 excellence in Research. She serves as the medical director of women's health rehabilitation. She is board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Hameed is also an Associate Professor at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine. She serves as the Quality and Patient Safety chair for the department as well as the Associate Chair of Faculty Development. She has been nominated and inducted into the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE). 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, and pregnancy and post-partum related pain. Her current clinical research is on understanding and developing ways to prevent and treat pregnancy related lumbopelvic pain.


Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Expertise

  • Adolescent Sports Injuries
  • Ankle Disorder
  • Ankle Injuries
  • 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 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 Tendinitis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Problem
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Care
  • Spine Pain
  • Spine Rehabilitation
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Femur
  • Stress Fracture of Tibia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow

Education

  • Fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Residency: Harvard University - Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Medical School: The University Of Texas Medical Branch

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at CUMC
  • Chair, Quality and Patient Safety
  • Medical Director, Women's Health Rehabilitation

Hospital Affiliations

  • Och Spine At NewYork-Presbyterian

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