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Professional Statement

  • For over 25 years, Elisabeth Lachmann MD has been helping patients with back pain, neck pain, sports injuries and other problems associated with Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. As a private practitioner and member of the faculty at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, she has helped patients from all walks of life including top executives at Fortune 500 companies and top law firms in NYC. She is a perennial entrant in Castle Connolly’s list of Top Doctors in New York and in the US. She has frequently been named in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors in New York. She has co-authored over 35 publications in top peer-reviewed journals and has co-written chapters on Physical Rehabilitation in medical textbooks.
  • Dr. Lachmann graduated with a degree in Chemistry from Bryn Mawr College in 1983 and received her MD from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA in 1987 . She completed her residency at The New York –Presbyterian Hospital -Weill Cornell Medical Center where she was Chief Resident. She is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She was an Attending Physiatrist at The New York – Presbyterian Hospital working with world-class physicians for 10 years. Dr Lachmann has been in private practice since 2001 and continues to teach residents and medical students while maintaining her academic affiliation with The New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.
  • Her comfortable, well- appointed office is conveniently located at 117 ½ E. 62nd St. (betw Park & Lex ). As her many referring physicians, patients and site reviews can attest, Dr. Lachmann prides herself on thoroughness of patient care, ease of patient accessibility to the doctor and timely positive outcomes.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - Drexel University
  • Bryn Mawr College (Bachelor's)
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center (Residency)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards and Publications

  • Conrad Jobst Foundation Award
  • Castle Connolly Best Doctors - NY Metro Area and US
  • New York Magazine - Best Doctors in NY

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish