NY Top Docs Approves Dr. Answorth Allen For 2024

NY Top Docs Approves Dr. Answorth Allen For 2024

Answorth A. Allen, MD has been reviewed and approved by NY Top Docs based on merit for 2024. Dr. Allen is the Associate Surgeon-in-Chief and Deputy Medical Director at HSS where his responsibilities encompass a wide array of roles in the field of orthopedic surgery. In this capacity, he oversees and contributes to the hospital’s orthopedic endeavors, reflecting his commitment to advancing patient care and surgical innovation. His specialization in shoulder, knee, and elbow surgery further underscores his expertise in addressing complex musculoskeletal conditions.

Dr. Allen’s significant impact extends to sports medicine, where he has emerged as a leader and trusted healthcare provider for professional athletes. Serving as the Lead Orthopedist for the New York Knicks, he plays a crucial role in ensuring the health and performance of the basketball team. His past roles as a team physician for the New York Mets and the Long Island Rough Riders soccer team emphasize his wide-ranging influence in sports medicine. He has served as an orthopedic consultant for the West Indies Cricket Board of Control adding an international dimension to his contributions, highlighting his commitment to advancing orthopedic care beyond borders. 

His past involvement with diverse sports extends beyond mainstream disciplines, including lacrosse and horse racing. His role as an assistant team physician for the New York Saints lacrosse team and New York State Racing Association reflects versatility in addressing orthopedic concerns across different athletic pursuits. His past affiliation with institutions like the University of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre add a diverse dimension to his professional background.

In addition to his sports-related responsibilities, Dr. Allen has served as a staff physician for the New York State Athletic Commission and the Hunter Mountain Ski Sports Center demonstrating his commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of athletes across a variety of skills and activities.  

Dr. Allen’s prolific scholarly contributions further distinguish him within the medical community. With over 150 articles and book chapters on shoulder, knee, and elbow problems, he has significantly advanced the understanding and treatment of orthopedic conditions. His publications contribute to the academic discourse and the practical knowledge that informs his clinical practice and benefits the broader medical community.  

To learn more about Dr. Allen, please visit his website: https://www.hss.edu/physicians_allen-answorth.asp 

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