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.
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
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
Foot and Ankle Fractures
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
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
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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
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 the Modified Lapidus Procedure for Hallux Valgus in Young Patients, AOFAS, pp. 378-385, April 2016
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.
Dr. Elliott performs surgery at the following locations: