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Jordan D. Metzl, MD

Primary Sports Medicine
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Jordan D. Metzl, MD

Primary Sports Medicine
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River Terrace
519 East 72nd Street
Suite 206
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1678
Fax: 212.774.2370

Stamford, CT Office:
1 Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902
River Terrace
519 East 72nd Street
Suite 206
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1678
Fax: 212.774.2370

Stamford, CT Office:
1 Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902


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.

Patient Stories


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


Specialized Centers

Special Expertise

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


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



Insurance Information

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

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.


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.

Dr. Metzl in the News


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

State Licensure

Patient Education by Dr. Metzl on HSS.edu

Blog Posts by Dr. Metzl

Selected Books by Dr. Metzl

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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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