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Natalia Ibanez, PA-C

  • Orthopedic Physician Assistant
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Natalia Ibanez is a nationally certified Physician Assistant, licensed in the state of New York. She specializes in orthopedics, with a focus in sports medicine, under the direction of Dr. Leon Popovitz. Natalia first-assists in the operating room at Midtown Surgical Center and SurgiCare of Manhattan. Prior to joining New York Bone & Joint Specialists, she worked at the National Institutes of Health in Molecular Neuropsychiatric research.

Natalia graduated from Touro College with a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies and a BS in Health Sciences. Her undergraduate degree was completed at Lafayette College where she majored in Neuroscience. She is a current, active member of AAPA and NYSSPA.

Throughout her schooling and after graduation, she has served her community in outreach programs as a GRE tutor at a local prison and guidance counselor in a Drug Treatment Program.

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  • Affiliated with North Shore LIJ Lenox Hill Hospital
  • SurgiCare of Manhattan
  • Midtown Surgery Center


  • Nationally Certified Physician Assistant, Licensed in New York State
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • New York State Society of Physician Assistants
  • DEA License
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certified
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

Areas of Expertise

  • Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


  • Lafayette College
  • Touro College
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