Dr. Russell Camhi, DO

Dr. Russell Camhi, DO

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Dr. Russell Camhi, DO is a sports medicine specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Midwestern University / Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University in 2012 and specializes in sports medicine, osteopathic manipulative therapy, and more.Read his story

611 Northern Blvd Ste 200

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

(516) 723-2663

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Camhi's Experience

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Dr. Camhi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice, Family Practice/OMT and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Camhi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Camhi "Dr. Russell Camhi is a primary care sports medicine physician with extensive experience in sports medicine and athletic training. Dr. Camhi offers his patients a unique whole-body approach to healing focusing on nonoperative management of the following areas for active individuals: • Accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment of sports-related injuries• Helping patients obtain permanent pain relief• Delaying the need for surgery for those with chronic pain• Ultrasound guided injections including cortisone, hyaluronic acid and platelet-rich plasma• Hands-on approach to care through the use of osteopathic manipulative medicine• Musculoskeletal Dry Needling Dr. Camhi offers medical services to athletes of all ages and sports focuses, as well as those patients who seek to participate in a more active lifestyle. His patients' health is his first priority, with a deep desire to assist his patients in experiencing long-term, full body improvements and optimal levels of health through activity.Each session with Dr. Camhi is customized to the individual patient and is focused on the entire functioning structure of the body. The objective of osteopathic practice is to discover the underlying cause of the pain and work toward diminishing it with natural pain relief techniques. Dr. Camhi provides hands-on techniques aimed at restoring normal alignment and function through the use of osteopathic manipulative medicine, or OMM. Instead of treating the pain on the surface, focusing on the cause allows patients to heal fully, without the need for surgery or over-the-counter pain medications. MEDICAL TRAININGDr. Camhi is currently in the last year of his Family Medicine Residency due to graduate in June 2015. He is currently practicing out-patient medicine at Advanced Family Medicine (Bethpage, NY), as well as in-patient medicine at Plainview Hospital (Plainview, NY). For his final year of training he has been accepted to a Sports Medicine Fellowship starting in July of 2015 where he will be practicing at Advanced Family Medicine (Bethpage, NY) and Chelsea Sports Medicine (Manhattan, NY). MEDICAL EDUCATION AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCESDr. Camhi earned his Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training and Exercise Science from Ithaca College, and his Masters of Science in Sports Health Care at A. T. Still University in Arizona. Dr. Camhi also attended Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine to earn his Doctor of Osteopathy degree. Dr. Camhi currently holds a New York State Medical License, and is board certified as an athletic trainer. In addition to a colorful medical career, Dr. Camhi has volunteered his time in numerous capacities, including sideline coverage of local high school athletics, providing professional development workshops to high school teachers, as well as assisting runners as part of the first line medical triage team for events such as the Ironman and the Rock N Roll Marathon in Arizona. LONG ISLAND NATIVEDr. Camhi grew up on Long Island and has chosen to establish his practice here to serve the numerous diverse and growing communities. He enjoys all outdoor activities and exploring the world through activity with his wife and two sons."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Camhi "DOCTOR PHILOSOPHY: 

My passion is assisting active individuals maintain their health and optimal level of activity through accurate diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic and sports injuries.  I take the time necessary to help my patients make the best choice when it comes to their treatment options, and always strive to offer the highest level of care to help each patient get back to what they love to do most. My patients' health is my first priority, assisting them in finding a long-term balance between mind, body and spirit. 

There are many elements to this profession and I do my best to stay current with up to date research, and cutting-edge techniques in treatment, while providing the best customer service, and establishing a rapport with each person who comes in my office. I enjoy working with athletes of all ages and sports focuses, as well as those patients who seek to participate in a more active lifestyle."

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3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

3  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians*
  • Family Practice/OMT
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians*

27  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

  • Exercise Counseling
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Myofascial Release Therapy
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Ithaca College, Ithaca, Ny
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Midwestern University / Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • Plainview Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Nslij-Plainview Hospital Family Medicine Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Nslij-Plainview Hospital Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • A.T. Still University-Arizona School Of Health Sciences
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Camhi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Camhi's Reviews

4.8
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Dr. Camhi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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