Andrew J. Elliott, MD

Dr. Andrew J. Elliott treats orthopedic conditions of the foot, ankle, and Achilles tendon. Specific ailments include, arthritis, athletic injuries, bunion, tendon tears and ruptures, hammertoe, OCD, and fractures. He also performs Platelet Rich Plasma injections and Shockwave Therapy for certain conditions.

After graduating from Harvard Medical School, he completed his orthpaedic 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 Orthopaedics 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 Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon for the New York Red Bulls MLS soccer team.


Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Director of Education, Foot and Ankle Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Honors and Awards Committee 


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


USAF/USA Meritorious Service Medal for Outstanding Medical Service, 2001
Castle and Connelly Best Regional Doctors, 2010-2013


American Orthopaedic Food and Ankle Society, Member 1996-Present
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member 1996-Present
New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member 2001-Present 

Insurances Accepted

Medicare (Status: Non-Par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)
United Healthcare

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


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


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, 1996-1997


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

State Licensure

New York

Andrew J. Elliott, MD has contributed to the following educational materials:

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Selected Publications

Arthroscopy of the Hallux MTP Joint, Textbook of Arthroscopy (Miller and Cole), pp802-808, 2004

Fusion of Accessory Navicular to Naviculum, Hawaii Orthopaedic Association, Paper Presentation, June 2000

Soft Tissue Arthroplasty for Severe Hallus Rigidus, Seminars in Arthroplasty, 10(2), pp. 100-106, 1999

Spring Ligament Strain with Posterior Tibialis Activity, ORS 1998

Reinforcement of Cancellous bone Screws with Hydroxyapatite Cement: An in vivo Study in goats (in press) AAOS Poster and Webpage Presentation, 1997

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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Dr. Andrew Elliott, Foot & Ankle Specialist

Contact Information

Office Locations

420 East 72nd St.
Ground Floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.203.0740
Fax: 212.203.0743

Paramus Office
140 East Ridgewood Avenue
Suite 175 S.
Paramus, NJ 07652

Mailing Address

420 East 72nd Street
Suite 1B
New York, NY 10021

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