Areeb Chator, MD

Long Island physiatrist Areeb Chator

Dr. Chator graduated with a Bachelor of Science, and with honors, in molecular and cellular biology from Johns Hopkins University. After this, he worked full time as a research assistant at the University of Michigan and then earned his M.D. degree at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He went on to complete his internship year at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, and his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan where he received the prestigious Gary Davidoff Research Award.

Following this, he completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at Montefiore Health System – Burke Rehabilitation Hospital where he worked extensively with high school and collegiate teams and athletes, New York City Football Club members, and adaptive athletes. He additionally provided medical coverage for various large-scale athletic events including the NYC Marathon and Triathlon. During fellowship Dr. Chator also developed a state-of-the-art didactics program on musculoskeletal ultrasound education for PM&R Residents at Burke Hospital.

He has extensive training in musculoskeletal ultrasound, ultrasound-guided injections, non-surgical management of sports, spine and musculoskeletal injuries, orthobiologics and regenerative medicine, sport-related concussion, degenerative joint disorders, and nerve entrapments. He has presented clinical cases at the annual meetings of the American Medical Academy for Sports Medicine, the Association of Academic Physiatrists and even a Research Spotlight presentation on his sport-related concussion research at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly. He additionally was a fellow author on three PM&R Knowledge NOW articles about foot deformities, dextrose prolotherapy and hydrodissection. He is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and board-eligible in sports medicine.

In his spare time, Dr. Chator enjoys rock climbing, kayaking, traveling, board games, and spending time with loved ones.