Eliana Cardozo

Eliana Cardozo, DO

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation Medicine


Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine

Eliana Cardozo, DO, FAAPMR is an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital.  Dr. Cardozo received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami where she graduated with honors.  After graduating medical school at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL, she then completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Presbyterian, University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell.  Subsequently, Dr. Cardozo went on to complete her training through an ACGME accredited Sports Medicine fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital, which included interventional spine training.  Dr. Cardozo is board certified in both Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Dr. Cardozo treats a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions, both in athletes and in active individuals. She has special interests in regenerative medicine (including platelet rich plasma, prolotherapy), musculoskeletal ultrasound and ultrasound guided injections, musculoskeletal issues in the female athlete and pregnancy related musculoskeletal issues.  Dr. Cardozo believes in taking a holistic approach, treating the body as a whole and working on an individualized treatment plan for each patient that incorporates their specific body's biomechanics and goals. 

Dr. Cardozo has authored several articles in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation journals as well as book chapters related to Sports Medicine.



Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Sports Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Physical Med & Rehabilitation -Sports Medicine

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Focus

  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Calcific Tendonitis Of The Shoulder
  • Calf Muscle Strain
  • Cancer Pain Syndromes
  • Carpal Tunnel Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Concussion
  • De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Herniation
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Finger Sprain
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Pain
  • Forearm Muscle Strain
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gluteal Strain
  • Groin Injury
  • Groin Strain
  • Hamstrings Strain
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disk
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Labral Tears
  • Hip Pain
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Ligament Sprains
  • Low Back Pain
  • Mallet Finger
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Metatarsalgia


DO, Nova Southeastern University

DO, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital

Internship, Broward Health Medical Center

Residency, New York Presbyterian – Columbia & Cornell

Residency, Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University

Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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