Struan H. Coleman, MD, PhD

Struan Coleman MD, PhD, is a world-renowned, board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip preservation and sports medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia. Dr. Coleman earned a medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and holds a D.Phil in Microbiology from Oxford University, England. He completed both his residency in Orthopedic Surgery and a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Hospital for Special Surgery. During his fellowship, Dr. Coleman worked as an assistant physician for the New York Giants football team and is currently the Head Team Physician for the New York Mets baseball team.

Dr. Coleman focuses on the treatment and management of sports related injuries of the hip, knee, and shoulder, with a particular interest in hip arthroscopy and hip preservation. In his practice, he treats young, athletic patients with hip pathology; in addition, he has performed arthroscopic surgery on many high level athletes with hip problems, including NFL players from the Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders, and Washington Red Skins.

Dr. Coleman also combines his clinical practice with research relating to the fields of hip arthroscopy and sports medicine, and he has published numerous articles and written chapters in those fields. Dr. Coleman holds numerous patents for technologies that are utilized by sports medicine physicians and surgeons. Most recently, he patented the technology behind the CyMedica QB1 Rehabilitation System, which is used to treat quadriceps atrophy. Dr. Coleman is the founder of CyMedica Orthopedics and he is on the board of the company.


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

Insurances Accepted

Blue Cross PPO
Medicare (Status: Non-Par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)

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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

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.

Back in the Game Patient Stories:

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