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Akinpelumi Beckley, MD, MBA

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Credentials & Experience

Clinical Expertise

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Hand and Wrist Problems
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Muscle Atrophy
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Osteoporosis
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation After Brain Injury
  • Spasticity
  • Spasticity Management
  • Spasticity Treatment
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Tendonitis

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Internship: Hospital of Saint Raphael
  • Residency: Hospital of Saint Raphael
  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

About Akinpelumi Beckley

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Akin Beckley, MD, MBA is an Assistant Professor and Associate Residency Program Director at Columbia University Medical Center’s Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Beckley also serves as the Medical Director of the Inpatient Unit at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He specializes in seeing patients with neurological problems, cancer, amputations, and cardiopulmonary issues.

Dr. Beckley received his undergraduate education at the University of Western Ontario and his MBA and MD from the University of Connecticut. He completed his internship and residency in Surgery at the Hospital of St. Raphael before moving on to complete his residency in Rehabilitation Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. Beckley’s interests lie in neurological and cancer rehabilitation. His focus, when treating patients, is to help them get back to their level of function prior to them becoming ill using an interdisciplinary and collaborative method. He employs the help of other departments such as PT and OT to provide the best care necessary for the patient. He also emphasizes the importance of education among his patients and medical students to assure effective continued care.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Medical Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit
  • Associate Residency Program Director

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

For billing questions, please call (212) 305-8787.

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, New York 10032
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