Christopher S. Ahmad, MD

Dr. Ahmad is a Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and an Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at the New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. He serves as the Chief of Sports Medicine and as the Director of Biomechanics Research at the Center for Orthopaedic Research. He has authored more than 200 articles and 50 book chapters related to knee, shoulder, elbow and sports medicine and has given more than 300 lectures nationally and internationally. Dr. Ahmad is the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees and the Rockland Boulders. He is President elect for the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association and a member of MLB's Pitchsmart Program. He is also co-founder of Baseball Health Network, which promotes the health of young throwing athletes. He currently serves as the Head Team Physician for the New York City Football Club. He is also the Head Team Physician for local high schools and serves as consultant to local metropolitan soccer clubs, gymnastics and swim teams. He conducts ongoing research in the areas of throwing-related injury prevention and treatment, ACL injury prevention and screening, biomechanics of the elbow and surgical techniques for rotator cuff repair and shoulder instability.