Struan H. Coleman, MD, PhD

Dr. Struan H. Coleman MD, PhD, specializes in Sports Medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery where he treats orthopedic conditions of the shoulder, hip and knee. Dr. Coleman holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from Oxford University in England and combines a clinical practice in sports medicine with basic science research in the injury and repair of musculoskeletal tissues. Dr. Coleman assisted the medical staff of the New York Giants football team during his fellowship and is currently the head team physician for the New York Mets.

Dr. Coleman has trained using the latest arthroscopic techniques, including all-arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, multi-ligament knee reconstructions and arthroscopy of the hip for younger patients with hip pathology. Dr. Coleman also performs total joint replacements of the shoulder.


Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Hip and Knee
Rotator Cuff Disease
Hip Disease in the Younger Patient
Instability of the Shoulder and Knee


Overseas Research Grant, 1988, 1989, 1990
AOA, 1995
Neer Award Nomination, 2001
EAO Founders Award, 2002

Specialized Centers

Insurances Accepted

Blue Cross PPO

If your particular insurance plan is not listed, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.


MD, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York


Hospital for Special Surgery, Sports Medicine, New York


Orthopedic Surgery

State Licensure

New York

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Dr. Struan Coleman, Orthopedic Surgeon

Contact Information

Office Locations


River Terrace
Suite 203
519 East 72nd Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1095
Fax: 212.774.2655

Long Island:

146 Birch Hill Road
Locust Valley, NY 11560

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

Elite Athlete Testimonial:

A Pitcher's Return - Johan Santana's return to baseball.

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