Dr. Answorth A. Allen, MD, is an associate attending orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, specializing in shoulder, knee, and elbow surgery, and an associate professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Dr. Allen is a team physician for the New York Knicks basketball team and a former team physician for the New York Mets. He is also an orthopedic consultant for the West Indies Cricket Board of Control and St. John’s University. He served as medical director to the NBA Player's Association and is the former team physician for the Long Island Rough Riders soccer team.
Additionally, he was an assistant team physician for both the New York Saints lacrosse team and the New York State Racing Association. At one time, he was also a staff physician for the New York State Athletic Commission and the Hunter Mountain Ski Sports Center. While in Pittsburgh, he was assistant team physician for the University of Pittsburgh and assistant company physician for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on shoulder, knee, and elbow problems. His website is http://www.answorthallenmd.com.
Allen AA, Fealy S, O’Brien SJ, "The Glenoid Based Capsular Shift Procedure for Anterior and Posterior Glenohumeral Instability" in: Fu, Freddie H, Ticker, J. (ed.) Atlas of Shoulder Surgery.
Allen AA, Warner JJP. The Principles of Shoulder Fusion.
Allen AA, Warner JJP. Shoulder Arthroplasty.
Allen AA, O’Brien SJ, Trans Rotator Cuff Approach to SLAP Lesions. Journal of Arthroscopy.
Allen AA, O’Brien SJ, Anterior Shoulder Instability, Open and Arthroscopic Repair. Textbook of Orthopaedic Surgery. Williams and Wilkins publication.
O’Brien SJ, Warren RF, Wickiewicz T, Rawlins B, Allen AA, Panariello R, RPT, and Kelly AM. “The Iliotibial Band Lateral Sling Procedure and its Effect on the Results of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.” Am J Med 29: 21-25, 1991.
Allen AA, Johnson D, and Altchek DW. “Biceps and Triceps Tendon Injury in the Athletic Elbow." Altchek DW, Andrews JR (eds), in press.For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.