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.
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Associate Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Attending Pediatrician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 15 Years
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
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Tufts University, Boston, MA
Vanderbilt University, Adult Sports Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, Adolescent Sports Medicine and Dance Medicine
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 Featured on the Today Show:
- 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
- Vanity Fair: http://www.vanityfair.com/online/beauty/2012/05/Meet-Jordan-D-Metzl-MD-My-Favorite-Sports-Medicine-Doctor
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As of May 31, 2023, Dr. Metzl reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.
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