Mohammed Emam, M.D.

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  • Director, Musculoskeletal Center
  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages: English, Arabic


Ankle Injuries, Elbow Injuries, Hip Injuries, Joint Pain, Knee Injuries, Muscle Strain Injuries of the Hip, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Platelet-Rich Plasma, Sports Injuries, Sports Injuries to the Ankle, Sports Injuries to the Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine (non-surgical), Ultrasound more

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5476
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 2100
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-614-4030 | Fax: 410-614-4033

Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5476
4924 Campbell Boulevard
Suite 110
Nottingham, MD 21236 map
Phone: 410-614-4030 | Fax: 410-614-4033


Mohammed Emam, M.D., is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician specializing in sports medicine, with clinic locations in the Baltimore metropolitan area. His expertise is in musculoskeletal conditions, including overuse and acute injuries and chronic conditions affecting the spine, shoulder and elbow, hip and knee, and other joints. Dr. Emam has particular interest in interventional and diagnostic musculoskeletal sonography. As an ultrasound expert, he uses this technology to help diagnose musculoskeletal conditions and determine the best treatment approach. Dr. Emam also serves as the Director of the physical medicine and rehabilitation sports medicine fellowship program.

Dr. Emam’s recent experience includes a sports medicine practice at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center, where he also co-directed a sports medicine fellowship program. While at SUNY, he served as a team physician for SUNY Maritime College athletics and the Public Schools Athletic League Brooklyn high schools.

Dr. Emam has cared for professional Olympic-level athletes as well as recreational athletes. As a former competitive athlete, he understands the impact of injuries on athletes at all levels and follows an individualized treatment plan with the goal of returning patients to activities as quickly and safely as possible.

A graduate of Cairo University School of Medicine, Dr. Emam completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where he also completed his sports medicine fellowship.  

His research interests include musculoskeletal ultrasound and minimally invasive interventional techniques as they apply to treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. more


  • Director, Musculoskeletal Center
  • Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MBBCh; Cairo University School of Medicine (2008)


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Montefiore Medical Center (2016)


  • Sports Medicine; Montefiore Medical Center (2017)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) (2017)
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab (Sports Medicine) (2017)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Lee, S. W., Patel, J., Van Dien, C., Ayutyanont, N., Naguib, A., Emam, M. and Kim, S. (2019), The Transverse Infrapatellar View: A New Ultrasound Technique to Measure Distal Femoral Cartilage Thickness. J Ultrasound Med. doi:10.1002/jum.15122

Kim, J.H., Sharan, A., Cho, W, Emam, M., Hagen, M. and Kim, S. The Prevalence of Asymptomatic Cervical and Lumbar Facet Arthropathy: A Computed Tomography Study. Asian Spine J. 2019 Jun;13(3):417-422. Epub 2019 Feb 13.

Emam, M., Lee, D., Syrkin, G. and Lee, S.W. Evolution and Progression of Spondylodiscitis. PM R. 2018 Jan;10(1):97-100. Epub 2017 Jun 30.

Wahezi, S.E., Silva, K., Shaprin, N., Emam, M., Lederman, D., Haramati, N. and Downie, S. Currently recommended TON injectate volumes concomitantly block the GON: Clinical implications for managing cervicogenic headache. A cadaveric study. Pain Physician 2016; 19:E1079-E1086

Emam, M., Farmakidis, C., Lee, S.W. and Wainapel, S. Spontaneous Iliopsoas Tendon Rupture: An Uncommon Cause of Hip Pain in Elderly Patients. PM R. 2016 Jan;8(1):75-7. Epub 2015 Jul 29

Activities & Honors


  • The Educator of the Year Award, SUNY Downstate Medical School/Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine Division, 2020
  • Invited Speaker, United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 2016
  • Best Spine Research, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, 2015
  • Resident of The Year Award, Montefiore Med. Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2014 - 2015
  • Best Poster Presentation, New York Pain Society Annual Meeting, 2014


  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)
  • American Academy of Physiatrists (AAP)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  • International Society for Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM)
  • New York Society of PM&R (NYS PMR)

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Lectures and Presentations

  • Integrating Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
    Grand Rounds, Brooklyn, NY (10/01/2018)
    SUNY Downstate Medical School
  • The Disabled Athlete
    Grand Rounds, Bronx, NY (06/01/2017)
    Department of PM&R, Jacobi Medical Center
  • The Athlete’s Heart
    Grand Rounds, Bronx, NY (05/01/2017)
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Rehabilitation Beyond Barriers
    Invited Speaker, United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, United Nations Head Quarters, New York, NY (06/01/2016)
    The 9th Session of the Conference of States Parties
  • The prevalence and degree of asymptomatic cervical and lumbar facet joint arthritis: retrospective study
    Presentation, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Boston, MA (10/01/2015)

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Olympic Dreams: Johns Hopkins Doc Volunteers at Tokyo Games | Johns Hopkins Medicine (August 2021)

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