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.