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Samantha J. Stuek, MD

Primary Sports Medicine

About Dr. Stuek

Dr. Samantha Stuek is an Assistant Attending Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery. She is board certified in family medicine with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. Dr. Stuek sees patients of all ages with the goal of helping return patients to their active and healthy lifestyles. 
 
Dr. Stuek completed her undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and was a member of both the field hockey and track and field teams. She sustained an ACL injury during her athletic career which ultimately inspired her to become a physician. She attended medical school at New York Medical College prior to completing her residency in family medicine at INOVA-Fairfax Family Practice in Fairfax, VA, with a concentration in sports medicine. She then completed her fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Connecticut, where she served as a team physician for all university sports, including the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams. During fellowship, she additionally served as team physician for the Division III Eastern Connecticut University teams and for the Hartford Athletics professional soccer team.
 
As a prior collegiate athlete, Dr. Stuek continues to stay active and enjoys running and local exercise classes. She has been a medical volunteer at the NYC Marathon, Marine Corps Marathon, Boston Marathon, Lake Placid IronMan, and Falmouth Road Race and has a passion for continuing care of runners with an additional special interest in women’s health. 

Departments

Special Expertise

Athletic pre-participation examinations
Care of active and athletic women
Exercise and sports related injuries for adolescent and adult patients
Medical issues related to sports medicine
Overuse Injuries
Running related injuries
Ultrasound-guided joint and soft tissue injections

Procedures

Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
Ultrasound-guided joint and soft tissue injections
Viscosupplementation (hyaluronic acid) injections

Patient Stories

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

Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery

Affiliations

American Academy of Family Physicians
American College of Sports Medicine
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
International Institute for Race Medicine

Certification

American Board of Family Medicine
Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine

Education

New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, 2018

Internship

INOVA - Fairfax Family Practice, Fairfax, VA, 2019

Residency

INOVA - Fairfax Family Practice, Fairfax, VA, 2021

Fellowship

University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT, 2022

State Licensure

Languages

English

For My Patients

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Directions to The Pavilion

My office is located at The Pavilion, 541 East 71st St. The main entrance to The Pavilion is on the north side of 71st Street underneath the sky bridge that connects the main hospital to the Belaire Building.

Pavilion map Please see directions from other HSS locations:

  • From the Main Hospital (535 East 70th St):
    Enter the Hospital lobby and take the West elevators to the 2nd Floor. Upon exiting the elevator, turn right and continue down the hallway and over the sky bridge. Once across the sky bridge, you will see a set of elevators on your left. Take the elevator to my office.
  • From the Belaire Building Main Entrance (525 East 71st St):
    Enter the Belaire lobby and take the front elevators to the 2nd Floor. Upon exiting the elevator, turn left and follow the hallway around until you see another set of elevators on your right. Take the elevator to my office.
  • From the Belaire Building 72nd Street Entrance (524 East 72nd St):
    Enter the Belaire building and walk down the stairs. Follow the hallway around, past the first set of elevators on your left. Continue down the hall and past the windows until you see another set of elevators on your right. Take the elevator to my office.

Publications by Dr. Stuek

Selected Journal Articles

Childress, Marc A., and Samantha Jayne Stuek. "Neck Pain: Initial Evaluation and Management." American Family Physician 102.3 (2020): 150-156.

Sethi, P. M., Sabetta, J. R., Stuek, S. J., Horine, S. V., Vadasdi, K. B., Greene, R. T., ... & Miller, S. R. (2015). Presence of Propionibacterium acnes in primary shoulder arthroscopy: results of aspiration and tissue cultures. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery, 24(5), 796-803.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

Stuek, S., Arciero, R. The Stress of Knee Pain. Podium presentation at New England ACSM Annual Conference. 2021 October 21-22. Providence, RI.

Kucuk-Macomb, C., Stuek, S., Ho, G. An Unnerving Cause of Hand Pain. Poster presented at AMSSM Annual Conference 2021 April 13-18. Held virtually.

Stuek, Samantha, Ho, Garry. A Clicking and Popping Finger. Poster presented at AMSSM Annual Conference 2020 April 24-29. Held virtually.

Lincoln, A.E., Stuek, S.J., Dunn, R.E., Caswell, S.V., Almquist, J.L. Changes in Concussion Frequency and Days out Following Implementation of Virginia Commonwealth Student Athlete Protection Act. Poster Presented at MedStar Health Research Symposium. March 2013. Baltimore, MD.

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 September 19, 2022, Dr. Stuek 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.

 
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