Alex Moroz, MD

  • Specialties: Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
  • Languages: English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Phone: 646-501-7277

About Me

I primarily treat people with musculoskeletal pain that develops from injuries or everyday activities. Many times the people with whom I work are seeking treatment options other than medication and surgery.

I use a variety of therapies to treat my patients, combining medications, exercise, and integrative techniques, such as acupuncture and meditation. Using my knowledge and experience, I determine the best course of treatment for a person, but I also ask that he or she invest the time and energy required to work toward a rewarding recovery. I develop a strong partnership with each person, because rehabilitation can be successful only if we work together.

Currently, I serve as the vice chair of education and training at Rusk Rehabilitation. Teaching physical medicine and rehabilitation is a large component of my job, and often, residents help me treat patients. I value working at an academic hospital, because in addition to preparing the next generation of physicians, teaching students means that I am also continuously learning and increasing my knowledge of the field.


Conditions and Treatments

acupuncture, sports injury, shoulder injury, rotator cuff tear, hand injury, knee injury, knee ligament tear, osteoarthritis of the knee, ankle injuries, musculoskeletal pain, achilles tendonitis, hip pain, back pain, fibromyalgia (FMS), joint pain, musculoskeletal ultrasound, myofascial pain, neck pain, neuropathic pain, pain neck/shoulder, reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS), osteoarthritis of the shoulder, torn medial meniscus, ankle arthritis, anterior cruciate ligament tear
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Credentials

Positions
  • Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Vice Chair for Rusk Rehabilitation Education and Training
  • Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
Board Certifications
  • American Board of PM&R (Sports Medicine), 2012
  • American Board of PM&R - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2001
Education and Training
  • Residency, NYU Rusk Institute, Physical Med/Rehab, 2000
  • MD from New York University, 1996

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NYU Center For Musculoskeletal Care

333 East 38th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10016

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Publications

  • Predicting Performance on the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Written Examination Using Resident Self-Assessment Examination Scores

    Moroz, Alex; Bang, Heejung Moroz, Alex; Bang, Heejung
    Journal of graduate medical education. 2016 Feb . 8 (1): 50-56

  • Assessing blinding in trials of psychiatric disorders: A meta-analysis based on blinding index

    Freed, Brian; Assall, Oliver Paul; Panagiotakis, Gary; Bang, Heejung; Park, Jongbae J; Moroz, Alex; Baethge, Christopher Freed, Brian; Assall, Oliver Paul; Panagiotakis, Gary; Bang, Heejung; Park, Jongbae J; Moroz, Alex; Baethge, Christopher
    Psychiatry research. 2014 May 22. 219 (2): 241-247

  • Medical acupuncture

    Babeendran, Shan; Rizzo, John-Ross; Moroz, Alex Babeendran, Shan; Rizzo, John-Ross; Moroz, Alex
    IN: Rehab clinical pocket guide : rehabilitation medicine. New York ; London : Springer, c2013. p.615-625. (1068962)

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