Dr. Podhorodecki is a graduate of the medical school at the University of Melbourne 1980. After 2 years of internal medicine residency and general practice, she came to New York City for residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine from 1983 to 1986 at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center. She became board certified in this specialty in 1987.
She has been in private practice for 25 years at Saint Mark’s Rehab, PLLC, as well as the multispecialty Manhattan Medical Center, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
She practices Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Sports Medicine and general Rehab Medicine and supervises an excellent team of physical therapists in both centers. She is an Allergan Physician Speaker and a qualified injector of Botox for hyperhidrosis, migraine headaches, cervical dystonia and spasticity.
Hospital affiliations include Beth Israel Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical Center (includes resident teaching). She is a consultant at Mary Manning Walsh Nursing Home.
She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York Medical College and Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College. She has authored a textbook chapter “Exercise in the Elderly” (Clinical Geriatrics, Panthenon Publishing Group, 2003) and a research paper on Carpal Tunnel and Overuse Syndromes (Archives of PM&R 1993).
Special interests include pregnancy related low back pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Ergonomics/Repetitive Strain Injuries.
We accept most insurances. If your insurance requires a referral from your primary physician to see a specialist, you will need to bring one with you for your appointment. We look forward to see you.
Medical School - University of Melbourne Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Board Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Sports Medicine (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
Awards and Publications
"Overuse Syndromes in Sign Language Interpreters" (Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1993)
Chief Resident PM&R 1986
Verbal/Poster Presentations at Annual Academic Meetings 1986-1995
Textbook Chapter "Clinical Geriatrics" 2003
American Medical Association
American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Medical Society of the State of New York
Royal Society of Medicine
North American Spine Society
New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation