Weill Cornell Medical College Faculty

Alphabetical listing by Last Name: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Division of Rehabilitation Medicine

    Full and Part Time Faculty (Weill Cornell Medical College)

  • Bonder, Jaclyn H. Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 1999, University of Pennsylvania; M.D. 2005, New York University School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Chowdhury, Nasim A. Instructor in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Adjunct Instructor in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 2007, New York University; M.D. 2010, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Gellhorn, Alfred C. Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Regenerative in Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 1997, University of Pennsylvania; M.D. 2005, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Gross, Jeffrey Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1979, Vanderbilt University; B.S. 1979, Vanderbilt University; M.D. 1984, University of Miami School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Harrison, Victoria Ida and Theo Rossi DiMontelera Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 1994, Barnard College - Columbia University; M.D. 2002, New York Medical College.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Lin, Chi-Chang David Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1994, University of Alabama; M.D. 1999, University of Alabama School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Lindsay, Leroy R. Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Adjunct Instructor in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 2007, Williams College; M.D. 2011, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • O'Dell, Michael Wayne Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Adjunct Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 1981, Franklin College of Indiana; M.D. 1985, Indiana University School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Podhorodecki, Areta Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. M.B.,B.S. 1980, University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine (Australia).Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Rand, Ethan Benjamin Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.S. 2005, Cornell University; M.D. 2011, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Sein, Michael Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.S. 2005, University of Maryland; M.D. 2009, University of Maryland School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Singh, Jaspal Ricky Wilibald Nagler Clinical Scholar in Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 2002, George Washington University; M.D. 2006, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Stein, Joel Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Chairman of Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Simon Baruch Professor and Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 1982, Columbia University; M.D. 1986, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Stein, Joel Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Chairman of Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Simon Baruch Professor and Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 1982, Columbia University; M.D. 1986, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Full-Time Faculty (Affiliate Hospitals and Other Institutions)

  • Alyazeedi, Wafaa Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.Sc. 1992, Arabian Gulf University, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences (Bahrain); M.D. 1997, Arabian Gulf University, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences (Bahrain).Research Profile
  • Castellano, Vincenzo Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1996, Columbia University; M.D. 2002, State University of New York at Stony Brook.Research Profile
  • Cole, Joseph C. Instructor in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1990, Trinity College; M.D. 1994, Tulane University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Cooke, Paul M. Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1991, Princeton University; M.D. 1995, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.Research Profile
  • Custodio, Christian M. Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1992, Cornell University; M.E. 1993, Cornell University; M.D. 1998, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.Research Profile
  • Desai, Purvi N. Instructor in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1999, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey; M.D. 2003, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.Research Profile
  • Dhumale, Amit Ramesh Instructor in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. M.B.,B.S. 2000, Padmashree Dr. D Y Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai (India).Research Profile
  • Feinberg, Joseph H. Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1977, Union College; M.S. 1979, Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science; M.D. 1983, Albany Medical College of Union University.Research Profile
  • Gillis, Theresa Ann Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1989, Youngstown State University; M.D. 1989, Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Gorga, Delia I. Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1969, Columbia University; M.A. 1970, New York University; Ph.D. 1987, New York University.Research Profile
  • Hamid, Farrukh Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. M.B.,B.S. 1989, Dow Medical College (Pakistan); M.D. 1992, Wayne State University School of Medicine; M.S. 2013, University of Texas at Dallas; M.B.A. 2014, University of Texas at Dallas.Research Profile
  • Hu, Jason Instructor in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 2003, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York; M.D. 2006, New York Medical College.Research Profile
  • Ibanez, Katarzyna Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 2004, Cleveland State University; M.D. 2008, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Kaldis, Teresa D. Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1991, University of Texas, Austin; M.D. 1995, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston.Research Profile
  • Kirschner, Jonathan Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 2001, Cornell University; M.D. 2005, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.Research Profile
  • Lai, Jenny M. Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1988, University of Texas, Austin; M.D. 1992, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.Research Profile
  • Lin, Emerald Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 2003, Brandeis University; M.D. 2008, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.Research Profile
  • Lutz, Christopher Instructor in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1991, Princeton University; M.D. 1996, Georgetown University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Lutz, Gregory Elmar Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1984, Drew University; M.D. 1988, Georgetown University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Manejias, Elizabeth Marie Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1999, Hunter College, City University of New York; M.D. 2003, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.Research Profile
  • Massimi, Stephen Joseph Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 2001, Boston College; M.D. 2008, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.Research Profile
  • Moley, Peter Julian Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1989, Georgetown University; M.S. 1992, George Washington University; M.D. 1996, Georgetown University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Nguyen, Lawrence Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1997, Texas A&M University; M.D. 2001, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.Research Profile
  • Padro-Guzman, Jesuel Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.N.S. 2002, University of Puerto Rico; M.D. 2007, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine (Puerto Rico).Research Profile
  • Press, Joel Murray Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1980, University of Michigan; M.D. 1984, University of Illinois College of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Putrino, David Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy in Rehabilitation Medicine. B.Sc. 2004, Curtin University of Technology (Australia); Ph.D. 2008, University of West Australia (Australia).Research Profile
  • Ruppert, Lisa Marie Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 2002, St. John's University; D.M. 2006, Ross University School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine (Dominica, WI).Research Profile
  • Simotas, Alexander C. Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1981, Columbia University; M.D. 1986, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.Research Profile
  • Sokolof, Jonas M. Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1996, State University of New York at Albany; D.O. 2003, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.Research Profile
  • Solomon, Jennifer Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1995, Union College; M.D. 1999, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.Research Profile
  • Thickbroom, Gary William Visiting Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.Sc. 1975, University of West Australia (Australia); M.Sc. 1980, University of West Australia (Australia); Ph.D. 1988, University of West Australia (Australia).Research Profile
  • Wyss, James F. Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1998, University of Scranton; M.P.T. 1999, University of Scranton; M.D. 2006, New York Medical College.Research Profile
  • Voluntary Faculty

  • Babiy, Marina Clinical Instructor in Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1997, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; M.D. 2001, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Clearman, Rebecca Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1979, University of Texas, Austin; M.D. 1984, Baylor College of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Elashvili, Mery Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. M.D. 1977, Tbilisi State Medical University (Georgia); D.O. 1996, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.Research Profile
  • Fu, Chenzhong Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.M. 1982, Jiangxi Medical College (China); M.S. 1988, Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences (China); Ph.D. 1992, Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences (China).Research Profile
  • Garrison, Susan Janette Clinical Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1974, University of South Carolina; M.D. 1979, Medical University of South Carolina.Research Profile
  • Geiger, Stephen Gerard Clinical Instructor in Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1988, University of Virginia; M.D. 1993, Georgetown University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Huang, Vincent Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 2001, University of Chicago; M.A. 2004, Boston University; M.D. 2008, St. George's University School of Medicine (Grenada).Research Profile
  • Kramberg, Robert David Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1977, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; M.D. 1981, Autonomous University of the City of Juarez, School of Medicine (Mexico).Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Lachmann, Elisabeth Amanda Clinical Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. A.B. 1983, Bryn Mawr College; M.D. 1987, Medical College of Pennsylvania.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Levinson, Marc M. Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1973, Kenyon College; M.D. 1982, St. George's University School of Medicine (Grenada).Research Profile
  • Mendelsohn, Edward Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1988, State University of New York at Albany; M.D. 1992, State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Mesnick, Neal Adam Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1991, State University of New York at Albany; M.A. 1993, Touro College; M.D. 1997, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Medicine (Israel).Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • O'Young, Bryan J. Adjunct Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1985, Northwestern University; M.D. 1989, Washington University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Pechman, Karen Miller Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1980, Boston University; M.D. 1980, Boston University School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Pirraglia, Maria V. Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1988, State University of New York at Albany; M.D. 1993, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Schambra, Heidi Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    M.D. 2003, Emory University School of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Thibault, Melissa Clinical Instructor in Rehabilitation Medicine. B.A. 1994, Dartmouth College; M.S. 1996, Dartmouth College; M.D. 2000, Dartmouth Medical School.Research Profile
  • Vad, Vijay Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1988, University of Oklahoma; M.D. 1992, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Warfel, Benjamin S., II Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1985, Bucknell University; M.D. 1989, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Emeritus, Adjunct, and Other Faculty

  • Beckley, Akinpelumi Akitola Instructor in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine (Courtesy).
    Instructor in Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.S. 2001, University of Western Ontario (Canada); M.D., M.B.A. 2006, University of Connecticut School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Bevelaqua, Anna-Christina Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.S. 2003, College of William and Mary; M.D. 2008, New York University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Chantasi, Kenny Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.S. 2000, Fairleigh Dickinson University; D.O. 2006, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.Research Profile
  • Chen, Allen Sinclair Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    A.B. 1997, Harvard University; M.P.H. 2001, University of California, Los Angeles; M.D. 2005, New York University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Hameed , Farah Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 2003, University of Texas, Austin; M.D. 2007, University of Texas Medical School, Houston.Research Profile
  • Kim, Heakyung Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.M. 1984, Ewha Women's University College of Medicine (Republic of Korea).Clinical ProfileResearch Profile
  • Nagler, Willibald Professor Emeritus of Rehabilitation Medicine. M.D. 1958, University of Vienna Faculty of Medicine (Austria).Research Profile
  • Rosenberg, Samuel Instructor in Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine (Courtesy).
    Instructor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.S. 2005, Touro College; D.O. 2010, Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine.Research Profile
  • Siddiqi, Asad Riaz Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.A. 2005, New York University; D.O. 2011, AT Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine.Research Profile
  • Smith, Clark Charles Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.S. 2002, Duke University; M.D., M.P.H. 2006, Tulane University School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Strauss, Nancy E. Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.S. 1984, Adelphi University; M.D. 1988, State University of New York Upstate Medical University.Research Profile
  • Tan, Patricia Ting Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.Sc. 1980, University of Santo Tomas (Philippines); M.D. 1984, University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Philippines).Research Profile
  • Thompson, Diane Antoinette Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    B.S.N. 1997, Lehman College, City University of New York; M.S.N. 2001, Hunter College, City University of New York; M.D. 2010, University of Maryland School of Medicine.Research Profile
  • Toglia, Joan Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation Medicine. B.S. 1980, New York University; M.A. 1989, Columbia University; M.Phil. 2002, Columbia University, Teachers College; Ph.D. 2004, Columbia University, Teachers College.Research Profile
  • Visco, Christopher J. Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine.
    Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
    M.D. 2004, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.Research Profile

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