Yodit Tefera, MD
Serving Columbia and DC
Dr. Yodit Tefera is a specialist in Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She completed her residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia and Cornell. During residency she received the Distinguished Housestaff Award for her exemplary service and was selected as chief resident of the Cornell campus.
She completed an ACGME-accredited Sports Medicine fellowship at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA. The fellowship included high level and exceptional training in musculoskeletal and regenerative medicine, as well as diagnostic and interventional ultrasound procedures.
Throughout her medical training, she worked with various levels of individuals ranging from high school to professional athletes. This included the care of professional basketball, college soccer, basketball, softball, track & field, and cross-country players.
In addition to working with athletes, she enjoys caring for patients of all athletic ability, helping them to return to their everyday activities. From her diverse training Dr. Tefera is able to effectively diagnose and manage acute, sub-acute, and chronic musculoskeletal conditions including sports-related and overuse injuries.
In her free time Dr. Tefera enjoys long distance running and has participated in several half marathons. She also enjoys discovering new cities, restaurants, and spending time with her family and friends.