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

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
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs 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

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • 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
601 West 113th Street
Suite 1A
New York, New York 10025
Phone:
(212) 305-3535
3
51 West 51st Street
Suite 375
New York, New York 10019
Phone:
(212) 305-3535