Dr. Julia Iafrate, DO

Dr. Julia Iafrate, DO

Sports Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
34 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Julia Iafrate, DO is a sports medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 1 years. She specializes in sports medicine, sports preventive medicine, and more.Read her story

Columbia University Medical Center

180 Fort Washington Ave

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • 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
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Iafrate's Experience

Dr. Iafrate'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 Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Iafrate's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Iafrate "Dr. Julia L. Iafrate ("Dr. J") is a sports and dance medicine physician who treats a wide range of sports injuries with a patient-centered approach that focuses on maximizing function and optimizing quality of life. She specializes in musculoskeletal medicine and micro-invasive interventional orthopedics. Her primary clinical interests include all types of musculoskeletal injuries, college and professional-level sports coverage, dance medicine, diagnostic and interventional ultrasound-guided procedures, global health and nutrition, and resident teaching. She has worked with athletes of all levels and abilities, including Big10 D1 college football and basketball, and the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago. She works with multiple dance schools in the area and is one of the rotating team physicians for the USA Ski Team. Dr. J is well equipped to care for you and your sports-related injuries."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Iafrate "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

13  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Pain Management
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Preventive Medicine
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Ligament Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tendon Injuries

14  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.


  • McMaster University / Faculty of Health Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2007
  • Midwestern University / Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine / Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • St Vincent Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Mayo Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Iafrate has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Iafrate's Reviews

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3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Patient Comments (3)

Communicative, engaged, and concerned about patients' well-being.
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Dr. Iafrate helped me with a persistent and painful condition i had for years. I tried various treatments to no avail and Dr. Iafrate really came through. She knows her stuff and has a great bedside manner.
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Dr. Iafrate is excellent and I would highly recommend her to anyone. I have gone through two different doctors who told me different diagnoses in regards to my neck/back pain. Her bedside manner goes above and beyond and she has put my on a quick path to recovery.
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