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Harkness Center for Dance Injuries

We provide affordable medical and preventive care to dancers.

The Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital enhances the health, wellbeing, and quality of life of dancers and dance companies.

Dancer in Dance Clinic Raises Hands in Air

Our medical team, which is actively involved in research and education into dance-related injuries, is dedicated to providing dancers with the following services:

We accept many types of health insurance. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. No professional dancer or pre-professional dance student is turned away due to an inability to pay.

Contact Us and Stay in Touch

To learn more about services at the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries and to make an appointment, please call 212-598-6054 or email harkness@nyumc.org.

You can also sign up to receive our quarterly e-newsletter, In Contact, which provides information about our programs and services, as well as expert advice about injury prevention and management, healthcare resources for dancers, and relevant research findings.

Also, we invite you to follow us on Facebook.

Research and Education

We are leaders in dance medicine research. We also offer online and live continuing medical education (CME) and continuing education unit (CEU) certificate courses.

Dance Medicine Specialist Holds Model of Bone

At the forefront of our educational programming is DanceMedU, an accredited online course series. We offer Principles of Dance Medicine: Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient for healthcare professionals and the dance community.

In addition, our live education courses for healthcare and dance professionals provide evidence-based research findings, explore dance medicine as a potential career path, and provide education on injury prevention and dancer wellness.


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Our Locations

Harkness Center for Dance Injuries

614 Second Avenue
Suite G, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016

Harkness Center for Dance Injuries—Dance Clinic

240 East 18th Street
New York, NY 10003

Harkness Center for Dance Injuries—Biomechanics Research Laboratory

380 Second Avenue
6th Floor
New York, NY 10010