Adam B. Cohen, MD

Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon

Adam B. Cohen, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist

Minimally Invasive Knee and Shoulder Surgery
Cartilage Restoration
Knee Replacement
Shoulder Replacement
Total Knee Replacement

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 ligament reconstruction and knee replacement. He has also extensive experience with shoulder injuries, including, rotator cuff tears, labral injuries and arthritic conditions of the shoulder.

Dr. Cohen has been awarded by Castle Connolly and Super Doctors as one of the top physicians in his field. He has been featured in NY Magazines Best Doctor’s in 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

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

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1993 Washington University in St. Louis BA

1998 New York Medical College MD


1998-2003 St. Luke’s Roosevelt-Hospital

2003-2004 San Diego Knee and Sports Medicine Fellowship


ABOS Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery 2006

ABOS Subspecialty in Sports Medicine 2011


2016 – Present Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

2014 – Present Assistant Clinical Professor, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

2006 – 2014 Assistant Clinical Professor, Columbia University

Department of Orthopedic Surgery


2016 – Present Assistant Attending, NYU Langone Medical Center2014 – Present Associate Attending, Mount Sinai West

2008 – 2014 Associate Attending, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital

2004 – 2008 Assistant Attending, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital


2004-2008 Assistant Team Physician New York Yankees

2015 Orthopedic Consultant to USTA, U.S. Open

2004-Present Team Physician Horace Mann High School


2017-2023 New York Magazine Top Doctor

2016-2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctor New York Metro Area

2015-2023 Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor

1997 Junior AOA

1995-1998 Trustee Merit Scholarship Award, New York Medical College


American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)

American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine

American College of Sports Medicine

Dr. Adam B. Cohen was awarded the Castle Connolly Top Doctors award.