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Martin J. O'Malley, MD

Foot and Ankle, Sports Medicine
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About Dr. O'Malley


Dr. Martin O’Malley is an Orthopedic Surgeon at HSS specializing in sports medicine of the foot and ankle. He is Team Orthopedist for the Brooklyn Nets , USA Basketball, and the Foot and the Ankle Consultant to the New York Giants. He has operated on over 150 professional athletes and is a consultant to most NBA, WNBA, NFL teams. He was named by the NBA Trainers Association as Physician of the Year in 2022 for his work with multiple NBA teams and players (see “in the news”).

Dr. O’Malley is Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at Weil Cornell Medical College, has published over 100 peer reviewed articles, and lectures extensively. His practice also involves reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle and he has been performing total ankle replacement surgery for over 25 years.


Specialized Centers

Total Ankle Replacement Center

Special Expertise

Arthroscopy of ankle
Post-traumatic reconstruction of the foot and ankle
Sports injuries of the foot and ankle
Total ankle replacement

Patient Stories

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


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2003-2019
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2007-2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2019, 2021, 2022
Roger Mann Award at Foot and Ankle Society Summer Meeting, 1995


MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio


Tufts University Affiliated Hospitals, Boston, Massachusetts


Hospital for Special Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery

State Licensure



For My Patients

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Surgical Locations

Dr. O'Malley performs surgery at the following locations:

Publications by Dr. O'Malley

Patient Education

Selected Journal Articles


Clinical Trials / Research Studies

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.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. O'Malley as of January 26, 2024.


  • BICMD, Inc. - Ownership Interest
  • Brainbox - Ownership Interest
  • Curvebeam A.I. - Ownership Interest
  • Grammercy Orth - Ownership Interest
  • HS2, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • HSS ASC Development Network, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • HSS ASC Westside, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • Medtown Ventures (Artelon) - Ownership Interest
  • Overture - Ownership Interest

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.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

Dr. O'Malley in the News