Dr. Yasmin Dhar
Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery Specialist
Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist
Yasmin Dhar, M.D., specializes in the prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries. Fellowship-trained in sports medicine, Dr. Dhar has advanced training in both arthroscopic and open procedures of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee joints. She specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of ligamentous knee injuries with a special interest in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in the athlete. Her expertise also includes the treatment of rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability, elbow and hip disorders, and meniscal injuries. Dr. Dhar has a particular interest in cartilage restoration procedures including autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) and osteochondral transplantation.
An avid athlete herself, Dr. Dhar understands the demands professional and amateur athletes place upon their bodies and works to help them recover from injury in a safe and efficient manner. With women today being more physically active than ever before, she is also attuned to the female athlete’s unique health needs and pays special attention to gender-related issues that may affect daily life or athletic performance.
She treats patients of all ages and abilities, from professional athletes to eager novices. Dr. Dhar focuses on each patient as an individual, formulating a comprehensive treatment plan utilizing conservative modalities such as physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications and injections and, when indicated, surgical intervention. She currently serves as Chief of Sports Medicine at Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital, an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at New York Medical College and is the team physician for a number of regional schools.
Education & Training
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery
New York Medical College – Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, New York
Fellowship: Sports Medicine
Booth Bartolozzi Balderston Orthopaedics – Pennsylvania Hospital
Sports Affiliations & Team Coverage Experience
Rye Country Day School
Holy Family University
West Chester University
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America – Associate Master Instructor
American Medical Association
Medical Society of the State of New York
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society