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Eric W. Carson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
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About Dr. Carson


Special Expertise

Sports medicine
Shoulder surgery


Achilles tendon surgery
ACL reconstruction
ACL revision surgery
Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
Biceps surgery
Cartilage restoration procedure
Elbow arthroscopy
Elbow tendon repair
Hamstring tendon repair
Knee arthroscopic surgery
Knee ligament surgery
Meniscal surgery
Multiple knee ligament surgery
Partial / Unicompartmental knee replacement
Pectorals major surgery
Shoulder arthroplasty
Shoulder arthroscopic surgery

Patient Stories


If your insurance is not listed, please call our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. If you have out-of-network benefits, then your insurance may reimburse you for a portion of your office visit. We will work with you and your insurance to minimize your out-of-pocket costs. Financial assistance may be available for patients in need.



Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Bone and Joint Society
American Medical Association
American Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
J R Gladden Orthopaedic Society
National Medical Association


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
AOSSM Certificate of Additional Qualification Sports Medicine


University of Virginia Medical School Teaching Award, 2015
University of Virginia Martin Luther King Diversity Award, 2012
JR Gladden Alvin Crawford Mentor Award, 2011
University of Virginia Resident Teaching Award, 2010
​​​​​​​University of Virginia Resident Teaching Award, 2008
John Jay College Mentor Award, 2005


Medical: University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago 1989
Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital, General Surgery 1990
Residency: Harvard University Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, 1995
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, Sports Medicine / Shoulder Surgery, 1996

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Carson


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 01, 2023, Dr. Carson reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.