- HONORARY LECTURER Preventive Medicine
Dr. Nahid K. Nainzadeh is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ("PM&R") and a Diplomate of the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine ("EMG"). She has been practicing PM&R, focusing on musculoskeletal, neurological and occupational related disorders, and EMG for over 28 years, 13 of which have been at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Prior to Mount Sinai, she was in private practice and served as the Acting Director of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Hospital for Joint Diseases.
A pioneer in intraoperative spinal cord monitoring, Dr. Nainzadeh was the first to implement the procedure in New York State, in 1980. She has authored countless articles focused on Somatosensory Evoked Potentials, and authored multiple original research articles, one of which was awarded the Richard O'Connor Award of North American Arthroscopy.
Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.
Dr.Nainzadeh is not currently required to report Industry relationships.
Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.