Dr. Elizabeth Manejías is a practicing physician and acupuncturist at Hospital for Special Surgery's Integrative Care Center. She is a board-certified physiatrist in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Primary Care Sports Medicine. She specializes in the non-surgical care of spine, musculoskeletal and neurological injuries, and offers an integrative approach to the management of conditions common in the athlete and performing artist. Certified in medical acupuncture, she integrates the use of acupuncture into the care of painful musculoskeletal conditions.
Dr. Manejías completed a fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery in spine and sports medicine focusing in the specialized care of the performing artist from dancers to musicians. Professionally trained in ballet, Dr. Manejías is active in the performing arts community and provides educational lectures to dance programs on injuries and medical problems common in the female athlete. She provides medical coverage for dancers from Broadway to professional ballet. She has trained with the pioneers in performing arts medicine at New York University's Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, the Miller Institute for Performing Artists, and Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Manejías is currently active in The Dance/USA Taskforce on Dancer Health working to provide standardized pre-season injury screening to dancers.
Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor, Weill Cornell Medical College
Primary Care Sports Medicine
Ultrasound Guided Injections
Spine and Sports Medicine
Performing Arts Medicine
International Association for Dance Medicine and Science
Performing Arts Medicine Association
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
The Dance/USA Taskforce on Dancer Health
Blue Cross PPO
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As of June 01, 2015, Dr. Manejías reported no financial interest relationships with healthcare industry.
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MD, SUNY - State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY
Certified in Medical Acupuncture, UCLA/Helms Medical Institute Medical Acupuncture for Physicians
Chief Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Spine and Sports Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Hospital for Special Surgery
Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, Primary Care Sports Medicine
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