HSS Main Campus - Belaire Building

525 E 71st St, New York, NY 10021, USA

(212) 606-1447(212) 606-1447

HSS Queens

176-60 Union Tpke, Fresh Meadows, NY 11366, USA

(212) 606-1447(212) 606-1447

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333 Earle Ovington Blvd #106, Uniondale, NY 11553, USA

(212) 606-1447(212) 606-1447

Dr. Answorth Allen, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

New York, NY

In-network insurances:

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Anthem, ConnectiCare, HIP, Oxford, United Healthcare

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Voro score

100% recommended

3 out of 3 patients recommend this doctor after their visit.


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A leading Sports Medicine physician, Dr. Answorth Allen was appointed a Co-Chief of the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service at the Hospital for Special Surgery in August 2014. He specializes in sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. He is the Medical Director for Hospital for Special Surgery Long Island, and an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Dr. Allen has served as Team Orthopedist for the NY Knicks since 2005, and is an Orthopedic Consultant for USA Basketball, the West Indies Cricket Board of Control and St. John’s University. He is the former Head Team Physician for the New York Mets.



Weill Cornell Medical College, MD, 1988
Queens College, BA, 1984


Orthopaedic Surgery


Columbia University Medical Center, 1993 (residency)
University of Pittsburgh, 1994 (fellowship)
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How was your experience with the doctor?great surgeon everyone knows hes top other dr have also said hes a very good surgeon ny nicks team doc too
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How was your experience with the doctor?He is an excellent doctor who is also the first one to have you you get a second opinion if he has any concerns. (My daughter has a connective tissue disorder which makes for complex situations) Hospital for Special Surgery is also an excellent Hospital.
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