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Amara Nasir, MD

Clinical Interests

Interventional Pain Management, Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Located In

Poughkeepsie, New Windsor, Hopewell Junction

About

Dr. Amara Nasir is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician with subspecialty training in Interventional Pain Medicine, who is dedicated to the comprehensive management of chronic musculoskeletal and neuropathic pain disorders.

At the heart of Dr. Nasir’s practice is a commitment to a comprehensive and evidence-based approach in treating chronic pain conditions. Her patient-centric approach encompasses all aspects of pain medicine, including chronic back pain, neck pain, sacroiliac, peripheral joint pain, and nerve-related pain.

Recognizing the potential risks associated with addictive medications, she tailors individualized treatment plans that prioritize long-term relief and improved functionality. Dr. Nasir has special expertise in performing a variety of minimally invasive procedures aimed at delivering targeted and effective pain relief utilizing the latest advancements in interventional pain management. These procedures include image-guided epidural injections, nerve blocks, joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation, among others.

Dr. Nasir studied medicine from Shifa College of Medicine. Subsequently, she completed an internship in General Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, followed by residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center. She then completed a Pain Medicine fellowship at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Nasir is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and in Pain Medicine. Dr. Nasir’s research focuses on new interventions and devices for the treatment of pain.

Aetna
  • Commercial Plans
  • Managed Medicare
Anthem / BCBS (Non-NY)
  • Cards with the “PPO” inside the suitcase logo
CDPHP
  • Commercial, CHP, Exchange, Medicare HMO & PPO
Cigna / Great West
  • Commercial CT, MetroNY
  • Cigna MetroNY
ConnectiCare
  • Commercial (including Exchange)
  • Managed Medicare
EmblemHealth
  • GHI: CBP, National, Tristate; Bridge, Network Access, Medicare Choice PPO
  • HIP: Prime, Premium, Select Care, Bridge, Medicare VIP Prime/Bold/Reserve
  • With Connecticare: HMO/PPO/POS and Medicare Choice / Passage
Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Commercial and Exchange (except for connection and connection exchange)
  • Managed Medicare
Fidelis
  • Medicare, Medicaid, CHP, Exchange, Essential
Magnacare

MVP
  • Exchange, Individual, Essential Plans
New York Medicare

New York State Health Insurance Program
  • Empire Plan
New York State Workers Compensation

No Fault

TriCare East- Humana Military

United Healthcare
  • Commercial Charter, Choice, Core, Navigate, Nexus, PPO, Select and Doctors plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Managed Medicare
United Healthcare Oxford
  • Oxford Commercial Liberty, Oxford Freedom, Oxford Metro Plan

Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County (OADC) accepts most major insurance plans. Please see the list of accepted insurance plans below and confirm that OADC participates with your plan prior to scheduling an appointment. If you have additional questions, please call our offices at (844) 982-0241 and our team will be happy to provide additional information.

Fellowship

Pain Medicine Fellowship: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Medical School

Shifa College of Medicine

Residency

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Pain Medicine Certification
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Certification