Dr. Abraham is a sports medicine physician in New York City who specializes in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatments of lower back pain, shoulder problems, and other chronic physical ailments of tendons, ligaments, and around the joints. He provides a wide range of treatments to patients at his practice in the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Dr. Abraham was raised in Chicago, Illinois, and attended the University of Chicago for his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. Subsequently, he attended the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He completed his residency training at Lincoln Hospital in New York City, where he served as chief resident during his last year.
Afterward, Dr. Abraham relocated to Rochester, New York, and practiced internal medicine in private practice until 2005. Concurrently, he was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry from 1980-2005. In 1978, Dr. Abraham took a week-long course in Rochester with Dr. James Cyriax, one of the originators of orthopedic medicine. In 2005, Dr. Abraham moved his practice to New York City and began to practice exclusively in sports medicine and orthopedic medicine.
He currently resides in New York with his wife, Dr. Lisa Handwerker, a pediatrician. His biggest passions have been running, cooking, and collecting contemporary ceramic art. Dr. Abraham is passionate about learning new baseball skills and hopes to join a senior league team.
1) ANALYZE THEIR HISTORY AND physical and assess their diagnosis.
2) engage with them during treatment so they understand their options.
3) address underlying issues to cure their problematic pain.
4) return them to optimal health so they can go back to their daily activities.