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Julia Iafrate DO, CAQSM, FAAPMR

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Dr. Julia L. Iafrate ("Dr. J") is a native of Fonthill, Ontario, Canada. She attended college in Canada at McMaster University, graduating with an honors bachelor of science degree in Kinesiology. She later moved to the United States of America to pursue a career in medicine. She received her medical degree from Midwestern University - Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. She subsequently completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic, followed by a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Iowa. During her fellowship she worked as team physician for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football, men's basketball, and men's and women's gymnastics teams. Dr. Iafrate specializes in Sports and Dance Medicine. 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 works with multiple dance schools in the area and is one of the rotating team physicians for the USA Ski Team. In her spare time she enjoys traveling the world, dancing, rock climbing, and alpine skiing.

Contact Information
Phone: 212-305-3535
Social Media
Instagram: @columbiadancemedicine
Facebook: columbiadancemedicine
Hours of Operation: Mondays 12pm-8pm, Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm
51 West 51st Street, New York, NY, USA, Suite 375, New York, USA 10019
180 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY, USA, HP1, Suite 199, New York, USA 10032

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