Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program

Neurofunctional Treatment of Pain and Dysfunction

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Physician (MD)

Matthew Diamond, MD, PhD is a rehabilitation medicine physician and integrative medicine specialist who is certified in medical acupuncture and provides holistic care to athletes and performers. Matthew received his MD and PhD degrees from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his residency training in rehabilitation medicine at the Rusk Institute of NYU. He was appointed as a Fellow in Spine and Sports Medicine at the Hospital for Special Surgery and was invited to join the faculty of the Rusk Institute. Matthew holds numerous national leadership roles in sports medicine, and his research in dance medicine has been presented at international conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals. Matthew studied medical acupuncture at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, where his focus was on using a neuroanatomically-based, neurofunctional approach to improve his patients' performance. Matthew especially enjoys the classical contemporary dance of Graham and Limon, as well as other movement disciplines, including the Alexander Technique.

Contact Info


Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation/ NYU School of Medicine

Harkness Center for Dance Injuries/ Hospital for Joint Diseases

614 Second Avenue, Suite G

New York


United States of America


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