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Jaclyn McKenna, MD

Primary Sports Medicine, Internal Medicine
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About Dr. McKenna

Dr. Jaclyn McKenna is an Assistant Attending Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery specializing in the nonsurgical treatment of various acute, overuse, and chronic musculoskeletal injuries. She is board certified in internal medicine with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. She currently serves as Head Team Physician for the Westchester Knicks of the NBA G-League.

Born and raised on Long Island, Dr. McKenna completed her undergraduate degree at The College of William and Mary, where she played Division I basketball and volleyball for the Tribe. She attended medical school at Stony Brook University prior to completing her residency in internal medicine at Brown University, where she served as a chief resident. She then completed her fellowship in sports medicine at the University of South Carolina where she served as a team physician for all Gamecock sports and provided sideline coverage for the football, women's basketball, and baseball teams.

Dr. McKenna continues to stay active by playing beach volleyball, snowboarding, paddle boarding, and weight lifting.


Specialized Centers

Women's Sports Medicine Center

Special Expertise

Athletic pre-participation examinations
Exercise and sports related injuries for adolescent and adult patients
Medical issues related to sports medicine
Overuse injuries
Ultrasound-guided joint and soft tissue injections


Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
Ultrasound-guided joint and soft tissue injections
Viscosupplementation (hyaluronic acid) injections


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.



Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery


American College of Physicians
American College of Sports Medicine
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine


American Board of Internal Medicine
Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine


Medical: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Chief Residency, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowship: Primary Care Sports Medicine, University of South Carolina/Prisma Health

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. McKenna


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 September 18, 2023, Dr. McKenna 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.