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Elizabeth M. Manejias, MD

Physiatry, Spine
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Elizabeth M. Manejias, MD

Physiatry, Spine
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Hospital for Special Surgery
Integrative Care Center
635 Madison Avenue 5th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Tel: 212.224.7927
Fax: 212.224.7956
Hospital for Special Surgery
Integrative Care Center
635 Madison Avenue 5th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Tel: 212.224.7927
Fax: 212.224.7956

Dr. Elizabeth Manejías is an acupuncturist and board certified physiatrist in both physiatry and primary sports medicine. She specializes in the nonsurgical care of spine and musculoskeletal 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 myofascial based acupuncture and trigger point dry needling into the care of painful musculoskeletal conditions.

Dr. Manejías completed a fellowship at HSS 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. Dr. Manejías is currently active in the Dance/USA Taskforce on Dancer Health working to provide free standardized yearly pre-season injury screening to dancers in NYC. She also regularly travels to Havana, Cuba with the Performing Arts Medical Association to collaborate in the care of the national ballet company, as well as various modern dance companies and musicians.

Patient Stories


Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor, Weill Cornell Medical College



Primary Sports Medicine

Special Expertise

Medical acupuncture
Joint/musculoskeletal injections
Trigger point injection
Dry needling
Spine and sports medicine
Dance medicine
Performing arts medicine


Trigger point injections
Dry needling of myofascial trigger points


International Association for Dance Medicine and Science
Performing Arts Medicine Association
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Dance/USA Taskforce on Dancer Health



Insurance Information

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Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of December 03, 2019, Dr. Manejías reported no relationships with healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

Dr. Manejias in the News


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

State Licensure

Patient Education by Dr. Manejias on HSS.edu

Blog Posts by Dr. Manejias

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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