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Andrew J. Elliott, MD

Foot and Ankle

About Dr. Elliott

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Dr. Andrew J. Elliott treats orthopedic conditions of the foot, ankle, and Achilles tendon. He has performed over 250 minimally invasive Achilles tendon repairs. Specific ailments include athletic injuries, bunion, tendon tears and ruptures, hammertoe, OCD of the ankle, fractures and arthritis. He also performs platelet-rich plasma injections and shockwave therapy for certain conditions.

After graduating from Harvard Medical School, he completed his orthopedic residency at Yale New Haven Hospital and a fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Elliott then served a four-year tour at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii, as Chief of the Foot & Ankle Service, Department of Orthopedics before returning to the Foot and Ankle Service here at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Elliott is currently the Director of Education for the Foot and Ankle Service. He also serves as the Assistant Orthopedic Surgeon/Team Physician for the New York Red Bulls MLS soccer team.

Departments

Special Expertise

PRP for the Foot and Ankle
Shockwave (ECSW) for the Foot and Ankle
Minimally Invasive Achilles Tendon Repair
Hallux Rigidus Surgery
Cartilage repair techniques
Tendon degeneration, rupture and reconstruction
Sports Injuries and Arthroscopy of the Foot and Ankle
Bunions and Toe Deformities
Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Flatfoot Reconstruction
Foot and Ankle Fractures

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Patient Stories

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Insurance

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

Credentials

Appointments

Director of Education, Foot and Ankle Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Affiliations

American Orthopaedic Food & Ankle Society (AOFAS), Member 1996-Present
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Member 1996-Present
New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member 2001-Present 

Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2010-2021
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2021
Castle Connolly Top Regional Doctors, 2010-2013
USAF/USA Meritorious Service Medal for Outstanding Medical Service, 2001

Education

MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1987-1991

Residency

Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, 1991-1996

Fellowship

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, 1996-1997

State Licensure

Languages

English

For My Patients

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Surgical Locations

Dr. Elliott performs surgery at the following locations:

Publications by Dr. Elliott

Patient Education

Blog Posts

Selected Journal Articles

Effects of the Modified Lapidus Procedure on Pronation of the First Ray in Hallux Valgus, AOFAS, pp. 125-132, February 2020

Return to Sports and Physical Activities After Primary Partial Arthrodesis for Lisfranc Injuries in Young Patients, AOFAS, April 2016

Return to Sports and Physical Activities After the Modified Lapidus Procedure for Hallux Valgus in Young Patients, AOFAS, pp. 378-385, April 2016

Treatment of Advanced Stages of Hallux Rigidus with Cheilectomy and Proximal Phalangeal Osteotomy: Surgical Technique,  JB & JS, July 2013

Achilles tendon rupture in women, AOFAS, pp. 49-53, January 2013

Functional outcome after surgical reconstruction of posterior tibial tendon insufficiency in patients under 50 years, AOFAS, pp. 1179-1183, December 2008

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Research

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Elliott as of March 03, 2022.

  • HS2, LLC- Ownership Interest
  • HSS ASC of Manhattan, LLC - Ownership interest
  • GEO Ortho - Ownership interest

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

Dr. Elliott in the News