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Our Physicians

Our Physicians

A physiatrist is a doctor who treats medical conditions that can cause pain or limit function. Also called physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, physiatrists provide a full spectrum of care from diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation to restore maximum health and quality of life. Today physiatry is one of the most comprehensive multifaceted, and fastest growing areas of medicine.

Jaspal R. Singh, M.D.

Jaspal R. Singh, M.D.
Specialties
  • Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal/Joint Pain
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Dr. Jaspal Ricky Singh is the Vice-Chair of Strategy and Clinical Operations & Associate Professor within the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. He also serves as the Medical Director of Outpatient Faculty Practice an…

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Amy Ann Skaria, M.D.

Amy Ann Skaria, M.D.
Specialties
  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Dr. Skaria is originally from South Texas. She went to college at Harvard University, where she studied Economics and Neuroscience, in addition to herpre-med studies. She earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Ce…

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Jennifer Soo Hoo, MD

Jennifer Soo Hoo, MD
Specialties
  • Sports Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal/Joint Pain
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Back/Spine Pain
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Dr. Jennifer Soo Hoo is an Assistant Professor in Weill Cornell Medicine’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Associate Sports Fellowship Director of the New York Presbyterian Sports Fellowship Program. She is a dual board-certified…

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Vandana Sood, MD

Vandana Sood, MD
Specialties
  • Musculoskeletal/Joint Pain
  • Back/Spine Pain
  • Sports Medicine
  • Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Vandana Sood is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is dual board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Sood received her undergraduate d…

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Joel Stein, M.D.

Joel Stein, M.D.
Specialties
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Dr. Joel Stein obtained his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, followed by a residency in Physic…

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Diane Thompson, M.D.

Diane Thompson, M.D.
Specialties
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Lifestyle Medicine

Diane A. Thompson, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of clinical rehabilitation medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, and Chief of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Center.

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Katherine Yao, MD

Katherine Yao, MD
Specialties
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Musculuskeletal/Joint Pain
  • Regenerative Medicine
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Dr. Katherine Yao is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical Center where she treats a wide range of sports injuries and musculoskeletal disorders in children, adolescents, and adults.  She is train…

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