Alex Moroz, MD, MHPE

  • Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
  • Languages: English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Phone: 646-501-7277
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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 syndrome, hand injury, knee injury, knee ligament tear, osteoarthritis of the knee, ankle injuries, musculoskeletal pain, achilles tendonitis, hip pain, back pain, fibromyalgia, joint pain, musculoskeletal ultrasound, myofascial pain, neck pain, neuropathic pain, shoulder pain, reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, osteoarthritis of the shoulder, torn medial meniscus, ankle arthritis, anterior cruciate ligament tear, shoulder tendinitis, sports hernia, patellofemoral pain syndrome, hand pain, hand fracture, shoulder bursitis, torn knee cartilage, tennis elbow, elbow tendinitis, neuroma of foot, knee tendinitis, ankle sprain, foot tendinitis, golfer's elbow, frozen shoulder, plantar fasciitis, wrist pain, tendon injury, stress fracture, foot arthritis, groin tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist fracture, hip arthritis
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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
  • MHPE from Maastricht University, 2017
  • Residency, NYU Rusk Institute, Physical Med/Rehab, 2000
  • MD from New York University, 1996

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