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Melissa D. Leber

Melissa D. Leber MD, FACEP

Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery

Scarsdale, New York, United States of America

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Dr. Leber is board certified in both Sports Medicine and Emergency Medicine. She is an Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, as well as the Director of Emergency Department Sports Medicine.

As an Associate Professor in two medical specialties, Dr. Leber is involved in the education of the next generation of medical professionals, teaching medical students, residents, and fellows the art of emergency medicine and orthopedics. She lectures both regionally and nationally regarding orthopedic care in the emergency department.

Her research interests include improving quality orthopedic care in the emergency department, knee injuries, professionalism in medicine, and the use of ultrasound as both a diagnostic and a therapeutic tool. In Sports Medicine, she sees all musculoskeletal complaints and injuries and specializes in ultrasound-guided diagnostics and treatment, concussion management, and regenerative medicine techniques. Dr. Leber is one of the few physicians certified in musculoskeletal ultrasound (rMSK) and has received advanced training in platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment and stem cell therapy, utilizing ultrasound for targeted treatment and quicker recovery.

After completing her emergency medicine residency training, Dr. Leber did her fellowship in sports medicine in Pittsburgh, PA. While there, she worked with professional athletes, including the Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB), USA Rugby, and the Pittsburgh River hounds (USLPRO - Soccer), and served as team physician at various Pittsburgh colleges and high schools.
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES (Speaking, Spoken, and Authored)
  • Webcast Webcast
  • Speciality Emergency Medicine ...
  • Calendar Mar 01, 2018 - Mar 01, 2021
  • In-Person Event In-Person Event
  • Speciality Primary Care ...
  • Calendar Oct 19 - 20, 2018
  • Location New York City, New York, USA
  • In-Person Event In-Person Event
  • Speciality Internal Medicine and General Medicine
  • Calendar Jun 20 - 22, 2018
  • Location New York City, New York, USA