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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Suzanne Gutiérrez Teissonniere is a board certified Diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR), a Board Certified Sports Medicine Doctor and a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR). She is also trained in interventional spine procedures and electrodiagnostic testing. Her emphasis is a non-surgical approach to the management of musculoskeletal injuries, including those to the spine.
  • Dr. Gutiérrez received her degree in Biopsychology & Biomedical Engineering from Tufts University in Medford, MA. She then received her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) School of Medicine. Dr. Gutiérrez completed Internal Medicine Internship at the Puerto Rico Medical Center (UPR) and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at New York University, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, where she also served as Chief Resident.
  • Dr. Gutiérrez is a member of several professional associations, including American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Dr. Gutiérrez is a firm believer that maintaining an active lifestyle is beneficial for the overall well being of her patients.
  • NY SportMed & Physical Therapy provides a personalized andcomprehensive approach to physical & sports medicine & rehabilitation. Through the practice of physiatry, a medical specialty that focuses on the recovery from musculoskeletal injuries, function is restored, healing is promoted, & pain is alleviated. Its approach to sports medicine is to provide a comprehensive set of options to maintain your athleticism, heal your body from injury, and keep it as pain free as possible.


  • Medical School - University of Puerto Rico
  • University of Puerto Rico, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • New York University Elaine A. and Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Tufts University (Bachelor's)
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Fellowship in Spine and Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Awards and Publications

  • Clinical Instructor at NYU School of Medicine's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Tufts University, Certificate in Community Health

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American College of Sports Medicine

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish