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Yasmin Dhar
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Yasmin Dhar, MD, FAAOS

Chief of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital

Board-Certified Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon

Assistant Professor Orthopaedic Surgery


Dr. Yasmin Dhar 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 and joint preservation procedures including autologous cartilage implantation (ACI), DeNovo, BioCartilage, MACI and osteochondral transplantation.


An avid athlete herself, Dr. Dhar understands the demands athletes place upon their bodies and works to help them recover from injury in a safe and efficient manner.  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, and when indicated, surgical intervention, that works best for lifestyle and athletic goals.


Dr. Dhar is Board-Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.  She and the physicians of Specialty Orthopaedics in Harrison New York provide comprehensive treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in a caring and responsive clinical atmosphere.  She currently serves as an Associate Master Instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America, an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center, the Orthopaedic Site Director for the Burke Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Fellowship, an affiliate physician for the LPGA tour and the team physician for Monroe College, Rye Country Day School, School of the Holy Child in Rye and a number of other regional schools and colleges.  She is the Chief Medical Officer of the The Athletic Training Room, PLLC assisting with developing protocols focusing on the the prevention, management, and treatment of athletic injuries.


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Undergraduate: New York University


Medical School: New York Medical College


Residency: Westchester Medical Center


Fellowship: 3B Orthopaedics

                     University of Pennsylania


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Professional Affliations


  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine


  • American Association of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

    • Associate Master Instructor

  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

  • Medical Society of the State of New York

  • American Medical Association

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