Vijay B. Vad, MD


Dr. Vijay Vad is the physician for the professional men's tennis circuit and specializes in minimally invasive treatments of sports injuries, spine, and arthritis. He joined the Hospital for Special Surgery staff on September 1, 1997 and is also the author of the books, Back Rx, Arthritis Rx and Golf Rx, published by Penguin Books.

In 2005, Dr. Vad's book Back Rx, was named the Wall Street Journal's favorite health book of the year. He also authored a PBS National Television special entitled, "Stop Back Pain" which premiered in June, 2011.

Appointments

Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Subspecialty

Spine
Sports Medicine

Special Expertise

Developing minimally invasive, non-surgical treatments for the spine
Arthritis
Sports Injuries

Education

MD, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma

Fellowship

Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, Sports Medicine

Certification

Sports Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

State Licensure

New York, California, Texas

Selected Publications

  

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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Dr. Vijay Vad, Sports Medicine Physician, Spine Specialist

Contact Information

Office Locations

River Terrace
Ste 203
519 East 72nd Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1306
Fax: 212.774.2934

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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