Isaac Syrop, MD

Isaac Syrop, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-3535

Isaac Syrop, MD, FAAPMR, CAQSM is an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and an Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He specializes in treating patients of all ages, from head to toe, with a wide range of musculoskeletal, sports, and spine injuries. Utilizing state-of-the-art tools such as musculoskeletal ultrasound and regenerative treatments, he employs a non-operative and individualized approach that focuses on return to activity, maximizing function and optimizing quality of life. Dr. Syrop performs a range of cutting-edge and minimally invasive procedures, including platelet rich plasma (PRP), amniotic-derived membrane, prolotherapy, extracorporeal shockwave therapy, percutaneous TENEX tenotomy, sonographic trigger-finger release, genicular COOLIEF ablation, amongst many more ultrasound and fluoroscopy guided injections. Dr. Syrop is double board certified in both Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) and Sports Medicine. He completed his undergraduate education, Magna Cum Laude, at Colgate University and received his MD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He underwent residency training in PM&R at NewYork-Presbyterian, the University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, and completed an accredited fellowship in Sports Medicine at Stanford University. During his training, Dr. Syrop was granted the Resident Scholarship Award and was appointed Fellowship Class President, both high distinctions at the national level by the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine. Dr. Syrop’s research interests include regenerative medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound and extracorporeal shockwave therapy. He lectures to audiences at both the local and national level and is an author of multiple journal articles, book chapters, newsletters, and academic blogs. His philosophy on being a physician is simple: take care of patients the same way that he would want to be taken care of. With a focus on developing a patient-physician relationship of trust and listening carefully to what is important to the patient, he is able to tailor each treatment plan to the individual and offer them the time that they need and deserve at each visit. Dr. Syrop believes that knowledge empowers and makes it his goal to educate each patient about their condition, treatment options, and lifestyle changes for greater musculoskeletal health and well-being.

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • ACL Injury Tear
  • Adolescent Sports Injuries
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Neck Pain
  • Disorder of Ligament
  • Elbow Joint Pain
  • Elbow Pain
  • Epidural Injection into Lumbar Spine
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Hamstring Tear
  • Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
  • Hand and Wrist Problems
  • Hip Injuries
  • Hip Pain
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Injection, Steroid, Spine
  • Injury of Muscle
  • Joint Injections
  • Joint Pain
  • Kinetic Chain Approach
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Lumbar Pain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Muscle/Ligament Disorder
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Muscle Strain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Neuropathy
  • Non-operative Sports Medicine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
  • Overuse Injury
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Physiatry Consult
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Second Opinion
  • Second Opinions
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Joint Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spine Pain
  • Spine Rehabilitation
  • Spine Trauma
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Injury Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Femur
  • Stress Fracture of Tibia
  • Tear, Meniscus
  • Tear of Meniscus of Knee
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Therapy
  • Trigger Point Injections

Education and Training

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Medical Doctor (MD), New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Internship: Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell and Columbia
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Hospital and Clinics


  • ColumbiaDoctors - Tarrytown

    155 White Plains Road
    Tarrytown, NY 10591
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-3535
  • ColumbiaDoctors - 1756 Route 9D

    1756 Route 9D
    Ground Ground Floor
    Cold Spring, NY 10516
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (914) 233-3022

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • AETNA [Aetna Signature Administrators, EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Student Health]
  • Affinity Health Plan [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs]
  • CIGNA [EPO, Great West (National), HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare (National) [MagnaCare]
  • Medicare [Railroad, Traditional Medicare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • RiverSpring [Special Needs]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), Empire Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]