Adam B. Cohen, MD

Resident Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon

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Adam B. Cohen, M.D.

Dr. Cohen received his bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He went on to attain his medical degree at New York Medical College, where he received AOA academic honors and the Trustee Merit Scholarship for Academic Excellence. He completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in orthopedic surgery at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. Dr. Cohen went on to receive specialty training at the San Diego Knee and Sports Medicine Fellowship, where he trained in advanced arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder.

In September of 2004, Dr. Cohen joined the faculty as an attending physician at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital. He was subsequently named the Director of Sports Medicine at Mount Sinai West. He has received academic appointments at Columbia University and the Icahn School of Medicine.

Dr. Cohen has extensive experience in shoulder and knee injuries. He was the assistant team physician for the New York Yankees, has worked with the New York City Ballet, the U.S. Tennis Association and is the team physician for Horace Mann High School in Riverdale, New York. He has given numerous talks on injury prevention to endurance athletes across Manhattan, has lectured on concussions in sports and has been featured on several major news outlets.

He is proficient in the arthroscopic treatment of knee and shoulder injuries. He has published several papers with a particular emphasis on anterior cruciate ligament injuries and patellar dislocations. He has a particular interest in meniscal injuries, cartilage replacement techniques and ligament reconstruction of the knee. He has also extensive experience with shoulder injuries, including, rotator cuff tears, labral injuries and arthritic conditions of the shoulder. Dr. Cohen is our resident sports medicine orthopedic surgeon.

Dr. Cohen has been awarded by Castle Connolly and Super Doctors as one of the top physicians in his field. He has received the Vital’s Patient’s Choice Award and was featured in NY Magazines Best Doctor’s in 2015.

He lives with his wife and three young children in Westchester.

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  • Washington University

    St. Louis, Missouri

    • Bachelor of Arts, 1993

Medical School:

  • New York Medical College

    Valhalla, NY

    • Doctor Of Medicine, 1998
    • Junior Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
    • Trustee Merit Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence, 1995 to 1998

Residency And Fellowship


St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center New York, New York
Orthopedic Surgery Residency: 1999-2003
General Surgery Internship: 1998-1999


San Diego Knee and Sports Medicine Fellowship
San Diego, California
August 2003 to July 2004

Board Qualification:

  • Board Certified In Orthopedic Surgery
  • ABOS Subspecialty in Sports Medicine

Academic Appointments:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor Icahn School of Medicine
    2011 to Present
  • Assistant Clinical Professor Columbia University Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    November 2006 to 2011

Hospital Appointments:

  • Associate Attending Surgeon
    Mount Sinai West
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    2003- Present
  • Director of Sports Medicine
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    Mount Sinai Roosevelt

Special Appointments:

  • New York Yankees
    Assistant Team Physician
    2004 to 2008
  • Horace Mann School
    Head Physician, Department of Athletics
    2005 to Present
  • United States Tennis Association
    Orthopedic Consultant
    US Open 2015

Society Memberships:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine

In 2019, Dr. Adam B. Cohen was awarded the Castle Connolly Top Doctors award.sports medicine orthopedic surgeon

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