Farha S. Ikramuddin, MD, MHA

Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Farha S. Ikramuddin

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-625-2661

Fax 612-624-6686

Office Address:
500 Boynton Health Service Bridge
410 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine
MMC 297
420 Delaware Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 5545

Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Medical Director of Neurosciences, MHealth Clinics and Surgery Center

UMMC Site Director, Division of PM&R


Medical School, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, India

Residency, University of Minnesota (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

MHA, University of Minnesota

Internship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Internal Medicine)


Research Summary/Interests

Clinical outcome studies:

  • Presence of Ventricular Assist Device and its Impact on Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Progress
  • Effect of Walkaid versus Ankle Foot Orthosis in Improving Gait in Stroke Population
  • Effect of Hypertension on Functional Recovery in the Subacute Phase of Stroke Patients
  • Promoting Self-Management in Stroke Survivors Using Health IT


  • Lakshminarayan K, Westberg S, Northuis C, Fuller C, Ikramuddin F, Ezzeddine M, Scherber J, Speedie S. "A mHealth-based care model for improving hypertension control in stroke survivors: Pilot RCT". Contemporary Clinical Trials, 2018. (in press)


Academic Interests and Focus

As an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Ikramuddin is active in training medical students and resident physicians as well as students enrolled in allied health programs. She is an active member on the Medical School Admission Committee, and serves as one of the Site Director in the PM&R Program and PM&R Clinic Lead.



  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Neuro rehabilitation
  • Spasticity management

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR)
  • SIG AAPMR - Stroke Medical Rehabilitation Council
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)
  • Task force AAP-Chronic Disease and Disability
  • AAPMR – Neuro-rehabilitation Council
  • Minnesota Physiatric Society
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • West Metro Medical Association

Clinical Interests

Stroke Rehabilitation; Neuro-Rehabilitation; Spasticity Management; Cancer Rehabilitation; Botulinum Injections for Migraines