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Jordan D. Metzl, MD

Primary Sports Medicine

About Dr. Metzl

 

Jordan D. Metzl, MD, is a sports medicine physician at HSS. With a practice of more than 20,000 patients, Dr. Metzl is widely known for his passion for sports medicine and fitness. His focus is to safely return athletes to the playing field of their choice and to keep them there. In addition to his busy practices in New York and in Stamford, Connecticut, Dr. Metzl is an award winning author and medical columnist for Triathlete Magazine. His books include The Young Athlete (Little Brown) and The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies (Rodale).

Regularly voted among New York’s top sports medicine doctors by New York magazine, Dr. Metzl takes care of athletic patients of all ages and lectures and teaches extensively both nationally and internationally. Dr. Metzl appears regularly on media programs including the Today Show and Good Morning America, and in print media including the New York Times, discussing the issues of fitness and health. Dr. Metzl is also the sports medicine consultant to the Radio City Rockettes.

In addition to his busy medical practice and academic interests, he practices what he preaches. He is a former collegiate soccer player, a 30-time marathon runner and 10-time Ironman finisher. He lives, works, and works out in New York City.

Physician Video

Departments

Specialized Centers

Children and Adolescent Hand and Arm (CHArm) Center

Special Expertise

Dance Medicine
Running Injuries
Young Athletes
Medical Issues related to Sports Medicine

Patient Stories

Videos

Strategies for the Marathon Runner

Photo of the finishing line of the New York City Marathon
Courtesy of New York Road Runners

NYC Marathon Learning Series
Videos from the live program are now online!

Register and watch the sessions.

Insurance

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.

Credentials

Appointments

Associate Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Attending Pediatrician, Hospital for Special Surgery

Awards

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2007-2020
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2007-2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2006-2022
Women's Health, 2008

Education

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Residency

Tufts University, Boston, MA

Fellowship

Vanderbilt University, Adult Sports Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, Adolescent Sports Medicine and Dance Medicine

State Licensure

Languages

English

For My Patients

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Useful Links

Read more about Dr. Metzl including information about his practice, articles, and educational videos about sports medicine on his educational website, www.DrJordanMetzl.com.

Articles Featuring Dr. Metzl

  • Dr. Metzl discusses, "Taking Care of Your Athletic Body," on ESPN.com's Power Talk.
    Watch Video: http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=8457418
  • Iron-strength workout: http://www.runnersworld.com/article/0,7120,s6-238-263-266-14177-0,00.html
  • http://running.competitor.com/2012/03/injuries/do-it-yourself-injury-prevention-interview-with-dr-jordan-metzl_48340
  • Vanity Fair: http://www.vanityfair.com/online/beauty/2012/05/Meet-Jordan-D-Metzl-MD-My-Favorite-Sports-Medicine-Doctor
Dr. Metzl Featured on the Today Show:
  • http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/26184891/vp/46774734#46774734
  • http://todayhealth.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/15/10691486-natalie-morales-on-the-workout-that-whipped-her-into-shape

Publications by Dr. Metzl

Patient Education

Blog Posts

Selected Books/Chapters

The Athletes' Book of Home Remedies

Book cover

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Research

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of June 04, 2019, Dr. Metzl reported no relationships with healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

Dr. Metzl in the News

 
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