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Scott Rodeo, MD

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About Dr. Rodeo

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Dr. Scott Rodeo is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and is an Attending Surgeon at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Hospital for Special Surgery, where he is Co-Chief Emeritus of the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Research, and Co-Director of the Orthopaedic Soft Tissue Research Program. He also serves as Director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery. Rodeo is Head Team Physician for the New York Giants Football Team, and he served as a Team Physician for the United States Olympic Team in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. His clinical practice involves orthopaedic sports medicine, with specialty interest in complex knee reconstruction (ligament, meniscus and cartilage surgery), tendon repair in the shoulder and other joints, and shoulder instability. He runs a translational research laboratory program investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms of soft tissue repair. Rodeo graduated cum laude from Stanford University, where he completed his undergraduate work while competing on the Stanford Swimming Team. He completed medical school graduating with honors from Cornell University Medical College.

Departments

Specialized Centers

HSS Center for Regenerative Medicine

Special Expertise

Complex knee reconstruction (ligament, meniscus and cartilage surgery)
Tendon repair in the shoulder and other joints, and shoulder instability

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Insurance

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Credentials

Appointments

Co-Chief Emeritus, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery (Academic Track), Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Surgeon (Orthopaedic Surgery), The New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Senior Scientist, Department of Research, Hospital for Special Surgery
Co-Director, Orthopaedic Soft Tissue Research Program, Hospital for Special Surgery
Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Research, Hospital for Special Surgery
Director, Regenerative Medicine Center, Hospital for Special Surgery
Head Team Physician, New York Giants Football

Affiliations

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Research Society
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Biologics Association
Arthroscopy Association of North America
New York Giants Football

Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards

Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award for Outstanding NFL Team Physician (NY Giants), Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS), 2024
Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 15 Years
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2008-2020
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2008-2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2007-2022
Excellence in Research Award, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2004
Finalist, New Investigator’s Recognition Award, Orthopaedic Research Society, 1997
Winner 3M Basic Science Award, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 1996
Lewis Clark Wagner Award for Resident Research, Hospital for Special Surgery, 1994
Winner, American Orthopaedic Association-Zimmer Resident Research Travel Award, 1992

Education

Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Fellow, Department of Sports Medicine, August 1995-July 1996
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Fellow, Laboratory for Soft Tissue Research, August 1994-July 1995
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, July 1990-June 1994
New York Hospital, New York, NY
Internship, General Surgery, July 1989-June 1990
Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY M.D., with Honors in Research, September 1985-May 1989
Stanford University 1981- 1985

State Licensure

Languages

English

For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Rodeo

Patient Education

Selected Journal Articles

Research

Basic science and translational research laboratory program investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms of soft tissue repair.

Research Videos

Clinical Trials / Research Studies

Patient Registries

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. Rodeo as of May 27, 2024.

  • HS2, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • HSS ASC Development Network, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • Joint Effort Administrative Services - Ownership Interest
  • Ortho RTI - Ownership Interest
  • Teladoc - Consultant

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.

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