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Dr. Victor Khabie

Sports Medicine
Mt Kisco, NY
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Bedford Corners, NY

Address

25 John Cross Road, Bedford Corners, NY
Directions

About

Bio

Sports Medicine Specialist, ringside boxing physician, arthroscopic shoulder, knee and elbow surgery. Chief of Surgery and Sports Medicine at Northern Westchester Hospital, NY. Care of professional and high level athletes.

Specialties
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Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

86 Answers
14 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Get an mri: I would expect the sprain to have healed more fully at this point. An MRI should be performed to evaluate for any ligament and cartilage damage.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Do crunches: Lay on the floor facing up, bend your knees to a 90 degree angle and rest your ankles on an exercise ball or chair. This will keep pressure off your l... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
6 weeks: But will take several more weeks for range of motion to improve after the fracture heals.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Cast or surgery: If the bone has not shifted, a cast will suffice. Otherwise surgery is needed to put the bones back and pins or screws to hold them together.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
You could be fine: Or it can continue to bother you, the tear can get larger making subsequent surgery more involved. General advise, get it fixed if it significantly bo... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
No: I never heard of this being effective nor have i seen any clinical studies on this treatment for arthritis.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
High rep's: Keep weights low, and high rep's. 15-20 rep's per set. 3 sets per body part.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Strech: Heel lifts, arch supports, stretch, ice, nsaids and calf strengthening.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Depwnds: Six pack will only occur if you watch you diet and cut your bmi significantly. Diet is probably even more than working out.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Either: You need to try both ways and see how you feel. Everyone is different, you need to tailor this to what works best for you.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Splint it: Apply a splint to it, elevate, stay off of it, ice and elevation.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
No: Common symptoms include subluxation or dislocation of shoulders and patella. Generalized fatigue is not a part of this syndrome. If this persists you... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Stretch: Also try a gentle massage and heat.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
May never go away: The pain and tenderness usually goes away, however the bump in the front of your knee may never fully go away. As long as there is no pain we usually ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Chondromalacia: This is thinning of the cartilage under your knee cap. Very common in your age group. This is helped with quad strengthening exercises, but you need t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
No: Do lots of core strengthening and cut body fat to get a 6 pack.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Actually use them: Need to use enough weight to get close to fatigue after 10 reps. Do 3 sets of 10 reps at a time.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
6-12 months: It may never completely heal without surgery, but may take 6-12 months for maximum improvement.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
No: They will get "toned" and stronger, but not necessarily slimmer.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
3-4 times a wk: 3-4 times a week should do it. Do something light on the other days.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Yes: It can if arthritis has set in.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Rest, ice, stretcg: Need to decrease activity level, stretch, ice, nsaids. Can take months to heal.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Yes: This should be checked on by an orthopedic specialist.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
No: Grade 2 ac seperations are usually treated without surgery.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
High reps: High reps and include some cardio while holding the weights.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Lower body: Calves, quads, hamstrings and core.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Mix it up: Start with stretching for 5 minutes, then light cardio (bike) for 15 minutes. Then 20 minted of weight lifting, finish with 15 minutes of intense car... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Check for stress fx: Stop jogging until you can have it checked out for a stress fracture.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Depends: If you need motivation, going to the gym is great. If you are a self starter than working out at home is fine if you have the proper equipment.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Jump rope: And good old fashion jumping jacks to get the blood pumping!
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Sooner the netter: If 3 weeks of rest has not helped. Good chance you may need arthroscopic knee surgery. The sooner the better.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
No: Will tone only, weight loss will come about if you burn more calories than you take in.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Surgery: If you are young and athletic, this should be fixed with surgery.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Ice, advil (ibuprofen): May also consider injections and physical therapy.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Coccyxdonia: Painful condition, takes a while to resolve. See your doctor for x-rays/mri to make sure it's nothing serious.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
6 to 12 weeks: This depends on how bad the fracture is and if just needed a cast or an intramedullary nail.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Yes: Be careful bending over the crib to lift. This will put a lot of pressure on your back. When you lift, bend at the knees. Focus on lifting with your l... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Stretch: Stretch, strengthen, physical therapy, nsaids, ice.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
No: A neck strain or injury which has not caused any paralysis will not stunt a child's growth.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Probably scar tissue: You may have patella tendinitis or build up of scar tissue. Try backing off on working out, ice, NSAIDs. If not better you should have it checked out ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Yes: Acl tears usually effect cutting moves and changing directions suddenly. Walking or even running straight ahead usually not a problem with an acl tear... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Crunches: With bent knees to take pressure off the spine.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Yes: Signs would be feeling "out of it", headache, memory loss, fatigue.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
You may need surgery: With the symptoms you described and the MRI findings it is highly likely that you will require arthroscopic knee surgery.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
No: Tired yes, but not a headache. You should have that evaluated.
A member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
31 years experience
Backwords: Go up steps backwards on your butt, sitting on each step for a second as you move up.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Khabie is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khabie is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you! Hopefully it worked, I've had 5 surgeries on the same knee. 4 in one year!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Improving c PT post 6wks. In red zone; could it repair self s surgery
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thanks my symptoms at the time was a bad headache and feeling sick

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1991MD

Awards

Top Sport Medicine Specialist , Third Place, New York - Winter
2013
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