Andrea Coladner is a board-certified physiatrist, who joined NYITCOM in July 2019. In addition to teaching in small group learning sections, she treats patients in the Academic Health Care Center in Old Westbury and the Central Islip Family Health Care Center. She currently serves as the NYITCOM liaison for New York Tech students in the B.S./D.O. degree program and is completing musculoskeletal research with the NYIT Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome/Hypermobility Treatment Center.

Coladner graduated from NYITCOM (formerly New York College of Osteopathic Medicine) in 1990 and completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mount Sinai Medical Center. From there she went on to become the director of Long Island’s first traumatic brain injury unit at Southside Hospital, and in 1996 she opened her own practice where she continued to practice general physical medicine and rehabilitation until 2019. While maintaining her private practice, Coladner became a licensed acupuncturist and completed her didactic work at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai before traveling to Chengdu China to gain clinical proficiency. In 2016, she received a Master of Health Administration from Hofstra University, where she graduated with honors.

Recent Projects and Research

  • K Taping for shoulder and ankle instability in EDS patients

Courses Taught at New York Tech

  • Case-Based Learning
  • Doctor-Patient Relationship