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 St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Dan Kelly

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

MD, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, India

Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Minnesota

MHA, University of Minnesota

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Professional Associations

  • 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


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


  • Van de Winckel, A., De Patre, D., Rigoni, M., Fiecas, M., Hendrickson, T.J., Larson, M., Jagadeesan, B.D., Mueller, B.A., Elvendahl, W., Streib, C., Ikramuddin, F., Lim, K.O. Exploratory study of how cognitive multisensory rehabilitation restores parietal operculum connectivity and improves upper limb movements in chronic stroke. 10 September 2020, PREPRINT available at Research Square https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-75235/v1
  • Margolis K, Buchner D, LaMonte M, Zhang Y, Di C, Rillamas-Sun E, Hunt J, Ikramuddin F, Li W, Marshall S, Rosenberg D, Stefanick M, Wallace R, LaCroix A. Hypertension Treatment and Control and Risk of Falls in Older Women. The American Geriatrics Society. 2018;00,1-9.
  • 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)

Clinical Interests

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