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Jensen Henry, MD

Foot and Ankle Surgeon
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About Dr. Henry


Dr. Jensen Henry is an Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at HSS and an Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College. She specializes in foot and ankle surgery with a passion for patient-centered, comprehensive and longitudinal care for all orthopedic foot and ankle issues.

In addition to athletic and traumatic foot and ankle injuries, Dr. Henry specializes in degenerative foot and ankle conditions, including ankle arthritis and hindfoot deformity. She performs multiple types of surgeries, including ankle replacement (arthroplasty), revision ankle replacement, and correction of foot deformity (malalignment), along with repair of acute injuries like ankle fractures and Achilles tendon ruptures.

A Nebraska native, Dr. Henry completed her undergraduate studies in zoology and neuroscience at Miami University, where she graduated summa cum laude. She was also a member of the Division I Varsity women's swimming team. She attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, where she spent an additional year performing orthopedic research, and graduated with the excellence in musculoskeletal medicine award. She was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Henry then completed both orthopedic residency training and foot & ankle fellowship at HSS.

Dr. Henry centers her care and expertise around treating her patients, and strives to improve patient outcomes and function through research. Her research focus is dedicated to ankle arthritis, ankle replacement (arthroplasty), flatfoot, and biomechanics. She has been awarded research grants from the Orthopaedic Research & Education Fund (OREF) and Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)/Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS). She has authored numerous peer reviewed research papers and book chapters, and has presented her research at national and international meetings. Dr. Henry is a co-founder of the HSS Total Ankle Replacement Registry to longitudinally study and improve patient outcomes after ankle replacement. As a member of the HSS Total Ankle Replacement Center, she combines research, cutting-edge technology, experience, and collaboration to achieve the best outcome for each patient with ankle arthritis.

For more information, visit http://www.jensenhenrymd.com.

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Specialized Centers

Total Ankle Replacement Center

Special Expertise

Achilles tendon injures
Adult acquired flatfoot (posterior tibial tendon insufficiency)
Ankle arthritis
Ankle instability
Foot and ankle trauma/fractures
Foot arthritis
Reconstruction of foot deformities
Sports injuries of the foot and ankle
Total ankle replacement (arthroplasty)


Achilles tendon repair and reconstruction
Ankle & foot fracture repair (open reduction internal fixation)
Ankle arthroscopy
Ankle ligament repair and reconstruction
Bunion/Hammertoe correction
Cartilage repair
Foot and Ankle Fusion
Post-traumatic reconstruction of the foot and ankle
Reconstruction of flatfoot deformity
Total ankle replacement (arthroplasty)


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Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)
International Weight-Bearing CT Society
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS)


American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Resident Scholarship
NYU Musculoskeletal Clinical Excellence Award
Hospital for Special Surgery Surgeon-in-Chief Research Award
Alpha Omega Alpha
Phi Beta Kappa
Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)/Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) Young Female Investigator Travel Grant
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant


Medical School: New York University (NYU) School of Medicine
Internship: Hospital for Special Surgery/New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery

State Licensure



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Surgical Locations

Dr. Henry performs surgery at the following locations:

Publications by Dr. Henry

Patient Education

Selected Journal Articles

Selected Books/Chapters

Henry JK, Demetracopoulos C. Degenerative Conditions and Osteonecrosis of the Foot and Ankle. In: OKU 14: Orthopaedic Knowledge Update. [In Press.]

Henry JK, Behrens S. (2021). Stress Fractures in Sport: Ankle. In: Robertson GA, Maffulli N, eds. Fractures in Sport. Springer.

Selected Presentations

Henry JK, Palma J, Shaffrey I, Cororaton A, Cody E, Ellis S, Deland J, Demetracopoulos C. (2022). Risk Factors for Early Mechanical Failure and Revision in Modern Total Ankle Replacements. AOFAS Annual Meeting. Quebec City, Canada.

Henry JK, Rajan L, Fuller R, Cody E, Ellis S, Deland J, Demetracopoulos C. (2022). Early Revisions, Reoperations, and Survivorship of the Exactech Vantage Fixed-Bearing Total Ankle Arthroplasty Implant. AOFAS Annual Meeting. Quebec City, Canada.

Henry JK, Hoffman J, Kim J, Steineman B, Sturnick D, Demetracopoulos C, Deland J, Ellis S. (2021). Modeling Adult-acquired Flatfoot Deformity On Kinematics Via A Robotic Gait Simulator. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting. Long Beach, CA. [Nominated for Best Resident/Fellow Research Award.]

Henry JK, Hoffman J, Kim J, Steineman B, Sturnick D, Demetracopoulos C, Deland J, Ellis S. (2021). Effect Of Surgical Reconstruction On Gait Kinematics In Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity Via A Robotic Gait Simulator. Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting. Long Beach, CA.

Henry JK, Roney A, Hummel A, Cody E, Ellis SJ. (2020). Influence of Depression and Anxiety on Expectations and Satisfaction in Foot and Ankle Surgery. AAOS. Orlando, FL.

Macmahon A, Cody E, Henry J, et al. (2020). Comparison of Patients' and Surgeons' Expectations in Foot and Ankle Surgery. AAOS. Orlando, FL.

Henry JK, Roney A, Hummel A, Cody E, Ellis SJ. (2019). Fulfillment of Expectations After Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery: An Analysis of 271 Patients with 2-Year Follow-up. AOFAS. Chicago, IL.


Research Interests

Ankle arthritis
Ankle and hindfoot kinematics
Ankle and foot deformity
Clinical outcomes
Flatfoot (adult-acquired flatfoot deformity, progressive collapsing foot deformity)
Patient expectations
Total ankle replacement
Weight-bearing CT

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.

As of October 03, 2022, Dr. Henry reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

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.

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