Manhattan, New York City Sports Medicine Doctors

Are you suffering from a painful condition of the elbow, shoulder, knee or hip? Whether it is the result of a sports injury, or due to a physical ailment (such as arthritis), an orthopedic surgeon can help. These issues require an exceptionally skilled surgeon. If you are looking for an outstanding orthopedic doctor in the Manhattan, New York area, consider the Columbia Center for Shoulder, Elbow & Sports Medicine.

The Columbia Center for Shoulder, Elbow & Sports Medicine has an historic reputation of medical excellence, starting with it's founder Dr. Charles S. Neer. Dr. Neer, known as the “father of modern shoulder surgery, who started the center in the 1950's. Among his many outstanding accomplishments, Dr. Neer performed the first total shoulder replacement surgery.

Although Dr. Neer retired in 1990, the tradition of exceptional orthopedic surgeons continues. 

Christopher S. Ahmad, M.D.

Dr. Ahmad is the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees, and a member of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association. He is widely published, and lectures nationally on the subject of orthopedic medicine as an expert in his field.

William N. Levine, M.D.

Dr. Levine is the Head Team Physician for Columbia University, and Vice Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is widely published, and has made over 200 scientific presentations both nationally and internationally.  He has several notable memberships including serving on the Executive Committee of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA).

Louis U. Bigliani, M.D.

In 2008, Dr. Bigliani became the 121st president of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA). The AOA is one of the most distinguished orthopaedic associations world wide. He also serves as the Director for the New York Orthopaedic Hospital.

Edwin R. Cadet, M.D.

Dr. Cadet is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University and an Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. An athlete himself, he spent his fellowship studying sports medicine, during which time he assisted with the medical care for NCAA Division I Collegiate and Professional teams including the New York Knicks.

If you are looking for orthopedic doctors or orthopedic surgeons in the Manhattan, New York area, you will be hard pressed to find a more exemplary team. Give the Columbia Center for Shoulder, Elbow & Sports Medicine a call to set up an appointment today.