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Andrew J. Elliott, MD

Foot and Ankle Surgeon
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About Dr. Elliott


Dr. Andrew J. Elliott treats orthopedic conditions of the foot, ankle, and Achilles tendon. He has performed over 350 minimally invasive Achilles 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.

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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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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.



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


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 


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Castle Connolly Top Doctor - 10 Years
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2010-2022
Castle Connolly Top Regional Doctors, 2010-2013
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2021, 2022
USAF/USA Meritorious Service Medal for Outstanding Medical Service, 2001


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


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


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, 1996-1997

State Licensure



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Surgical Locations

Dr. Elliott performs surgery at the following locations:

Publications by Dr. Elliott

Patient Education

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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.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Elliott as of May 11, 2024.

  • Artelon - Consultant
  • GEO Ortho - Ownership Interest
  • HS2, LLC - Consultant; Ownership Interest
  • HSS ASC of Manhattan, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • Joint Effort Administrative Services Organization - Ownership Interest

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.

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

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