Psychology and Sport Medicine Athletic training
Physician Assistant program at Long Island University
A combined 24 years of experience in Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, and Athletic Training.
Karim Wahib has held appointments at top NYC Hospitals and is currently affiliated with New York University Hospital.
Karim Wahib was naturally drawn to the field of Orthopedics and Sports. From his pre-adolescent years, Karim found himself at the side of fallen teammates in the midst event. He understood then how even a minor injury can sideline anyone. Karim grew to explore all avenues of treatment options to get his teammates and now Ouch Med patients back on track.
A native of Long Island, New York, Dr. Youm graduated cum laude from Yale University. He attended New York University Medical School where he was elected to the AOA honors society. He completed his orthopaedic residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. While in residency, Dr. Youm completed specialized training in orthopaedic trauma surgery at Seattle’s Harborview Hospital, one of the busiest and most respected trauma centers in the country.
After residency, Dr. Youm went on to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California. During his fellowship, he participated in the orthopaedic care of the Los Angeles Lakers, Dodgers, Avengers, Sparks, Galaxy, and USC Football teams. He was also selected to be the physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers Dominican Republic team in the spring of 2005.
Dr. Youm has published over 18 articles and has presented at numerous national meetings on the topics of total joint replacement surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the NYU School of Medicine where he teaches both medical students and orthopaedic residents. He is also a member of the Sports Medicine Department at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Youm staffs the Sports Medicine Clinic at the Manhattan VA Hospital and the Adult Reconstructive Surgery Clinic at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He is a faculty member of the Joint Replacement Center and the Hip Center at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.
Dr. Youm is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
Yale University, New Haven, CT
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
General Surgery Internship
New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA
Clinical Assistant Professor, New York University School of Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Medical Society County of New York
Korean American Medical Practitioners of NY (KAMPANY)