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Sports Medicine

An Established Leader in Advanced Orthopedic Care

With expertise and experience in the latest minimally invasive, arthroscopic surgical techniques, as well as traditional open surgery, the Sports Medicine team at NYU Winthrop Hospital Department of Orthopedics brings first-class sports medicine to athletes of all ages. The Sports Medicine program combines orthopedic diagnoses, treatment, and rehabilitation for a wide range of sports injuries that enables patients to get back to their sport safely and quickly.

A Reputation for Exceptional Skill and Comprehensive Care

The NYU Winthrop Sports Medicine program is known for its expertise in evaluating, diagnosing and providing comprehensive care for injuries sustained by young sports participants, as well as middle-aged and elderly recreational athletes. The Sports Medicine team of board certified physicians supports a variety of sports programs on Long Island including the Long Island Rough Riders, Adelphi University, and various local high schools.

Surgical specialties related to sports include reconstructive procedures of the shoulder, elbow, and knee, such as rotator cuff repair, shoulder stabilization, elbow "Tommy John" surgery and ACL reconstruction. There is also a strong focus on rehabilitation and preventing future sports injuries.

Taking a personalized approach to each patient, the Sports Medicine team treats the following conditions:

  • Concussions
  • "Runner's knee" overuse pain
  • Knee sprains and strains
  • Meniscal cartilage tears
  • Articular cartilage injuries
  • Patella dislocations
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tears
  • Knee dislocations
  • Patella tendon tears
  • Quadriceps tears
  • Labral tear

Our specialized team of orthopedic experts perform a variety of procedures, including:

  • Meniscal repair
  • Meniscal transplant
  • Articular cartilage repair
  • Articular cartilage transplant
  • Ligament repairs
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
  • Patella tendon autograft technique
  • Patella tendon allograft technique
  • Hamstring tendon technique
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction
  • Hip arthroscopy

In The News

Unique Sports Medicine Program Scores Big Among Local Athletes and Coaches

Mark Grossman, MD, Chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at NYU Winthrop (third from right), and Carlo Acquista, Head Coach of the Adelphi University Men’s Soccer Team (third from left), with student athletes who have benefitted from this unique program.NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Division of Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is helping athletes throughout the community get back in the game as quickly and safely as possible.


Sports Medicine Program Gives Back to the Community with Student Athlete Scholarships

NYU Winthrop Hospital's Sports Medicine Program Gives Back to the Community with Student Athlete ScholarshipsFor the past three years, NYU Winthrop Hospital's Sports Medicine Program has provided athletic trainers for local high school teams, building relationships and helping to prevent and heal injury among students in the process. Recently, administrators of the program found a new way to give back by creating a scholar-athlete scholarship for exceptional students with an interest in the field of healthcare.