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Julia Iafrate, DO

Board Certifications: 
Sports Medicine
Expertise in: 
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 305-3535

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Sports Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Dance
  • Dance Injury
  • Dance medicine
  • Dancer Pain
  • Sports Injuries of Female Athletes
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Muscle Problems
  • Arm Weakness
  • Joint Pain
  • Gait Analysis
  • Doctor-Patient Communication
  • Sports Injuries
  • Resident Education
  • Nerve Testing
  • Muscle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Joint Injuries
  • Functional Exercise
  • Disorders of the Shoulder
  • Spondylosis
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Nerve Problems
  • Muscle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Joint Injections
  • Fractures
  • Disorder of Shoulder Joint
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Nerve Pain Due to Spinal Stenosis
  • Muscle Injuries
  • Ankle Injury
  • Integrated Medicine and Nutrition
  • Fracture Care
  • Disorder of Ligament of Shoulder
  • Spine Rehabilitation
  • Public Health
  • Nerve Pain
  • Muscle Atrophy
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Injury to Nerves
  • Fracture
  • Disorder of Ligament
  • Spinal Pain
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Nerve Injury
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Injury of Muscle
  • Forearm Fractures
  • Disorder of Intervertebral Disc
  • Young Adults
  • Spinal Arthritis
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Cervical Pain (Neck)
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Ankle Disorder
  • Impingement Syndrome
  • Foot Pain
  • Diet/Exercise
  • Wrist Problems
  • Spinal and Head Injuries
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Nerve Disorder
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Adult Hip Arthritis
  • Image Guided Musculoskeletal Proc
  • Foot Injections
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Weakness
  • Soft Tissue Injury
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Nerve Conduction Study
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Adolescent Sports Injuries
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Foot Fractures
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Ultrasound
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Physicals
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Cervical Disc Herniations
  • Meniscus Tear
  • ACL Injury Tear
  • Hip Problems
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Shoulder/Knee Joint Problems
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Nerve Conduction
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Medical Manipulation
  • Achilles Tendon Injury/Rupture
  • Hip Problem
  • Foot and Ankle Care
  • Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Physiatry Consult
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Medical Ethics
  • Achilles Tendon
  • Hip Pain
  • Foot & Ankle Trauma
  • Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Trigger Finger Therapy
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Nerve Block
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Lumbar Spine Trauma
  • Hip Injuries
  • Foot & Ankle Orthopedics
  • Degenerative Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorder
  • Neck Pain, Acute
  • Carpal Bones and Hand Fractures
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries
  • Custom Orthotics
  • Trigger Finger
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Peripheral Nerve Disease
  • Neck Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Lumbar Pain
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Flat Feet
  • Consults
  • Travel Health
  • Shoulder Problem
  • Percutaneous Interv Procedures
  • Neck and Lumbar Spine Problems
  • Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
  • Consultations and Second Opinions
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tendonitis of the Wrist
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Broken Toe
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Concussion
  • Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Joint Instability
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Neck & Back Injuries
  • Broken Foot
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Exercise Medicine
  • Cervical Spine Disease
  • Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Myopathy
  • Braces (REHAB)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Heel Spurs
  • Exercise
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Stress Fracture of Tibia
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Patella Tendonitis
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Biomechanics-Foot&Lower Extremities
  • Low Back and Neck Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Executive Health
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Stress Fracture of Hip
  • Shoulder Disorder
  • Patella Fracture
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Low Back & Neck Pain
  • Heel Pain
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Stress Fracture of Femur
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Overuse Injury
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Biceps and Triceps Tendon Ruptures
  • Leg Weakness
  • Hand Weakness
  • EMG
  • Stress Fracture
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging
  • Back Pain
  • Labral Tear of Shoulder
  • Hand Disorder
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Strains
  • Shin Splints
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder
  • Back Injuries
  • Knee Problem
  • Hand and Wrist Problems
  • Electromyography
  • Strain
  • Second Opinions
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Disease
  • Athletic Hip Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopedics
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing
  • Stenosis of Lumbosacral Spine
  • Second Opinion
  • Orthopedic Spine
  • Muscleoskeletal Injuries
  • Athlete's Feet
  • Knee Injury
  • Hand & Wrist problems
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Sciatica
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Muscle/Ligament Disorder
  • Arthritis Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Hand & Wrist - Upper Extremities
  • Elbow Problem
  • Sprain
  • Sciatic nerve impingement
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Nutrition
  • Muscle Testing
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Knee & Shoulder Injury
  • Hamstring Tear
  • Elbow Joint Pain
  • Sports Medicine
  • Runner's Knee
  • Numbness
  • Muscle Strength Testing
  • Arthritis of the Back
  • Jumper's Knee
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Neuropathy
  • Muscle Strain
  • Arthritis of Spine
  • Joint Symptoms
  • Global Health
  • Elbow Disorder
  • Sports Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Neuromas
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Arthritis
  • Joint Pain and Sprains
  • Ganglion Of Wrist
  • Elbow Bursitis

Education & Training

  • DO, 2012 Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: 2013 St Vincents Hospital
  • Residency: 2016 Mayo Clinic
  • Fellowship: 2017 University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics

About Julia Iafrate

Julia Louisa Iafrate, DO, ColumbiaDoctors Physiatrist

Dr. Julia L. Iafrate ("Dr. J") is a native of Fonthill, Ontario, Canada. She attended college in Canada at McMaster University, graduating with an honors bachelor of science degree in Kinesiology. She later moved to the United States of America to pursue a career in medicine. She received her medical degree from Midwestern University - Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. She subsequently completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic, followed by a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Iowa. During her fellowship she worked as team physician for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football, men's basketball, and men's and women's gymnastics teams. Dr. Iafrate specializes in Sports and Dance Medicine. Her primary clinical interests include all types of musculoskeletal injuries, college and professional-level sports coverage, dance medicine, diagnostic and interventional ultrasound-guided procedures, global health and nutrition, and resident teaching. She works with multiple dance schools in the area and is one of the rotating team physicians for the USA Ski Team. In her spare time she enjoys traveling the world, dancing, rock climbing, and alpine skiing.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • 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

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • 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
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

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
Suite 199
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-3535
Fax:
(212) 305-1470
Primary
2
270 West 231st Street
Bronx, New York 10463
Phone:
(212) 305-3535
Fax:
(212) 305-1470
3
51 West 51st Street
Suite 375
New York, New York 10019
Phone:
(212) 305-3535
4
601 West 113th Street
Suite 1A
New York, New York 10025
Phone:
(212) 305-3535