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Samantha J. Stuek, MD

Primary Sports Medicine
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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. 


Specialized Centers

Women's Sports Medicine Center

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


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

Patient Stories


If your insurance is not listed, 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.



Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery


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


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


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



For My Patients

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Directions to The Pavilion

My office is located at The Pavilion, 541 East 71st Street. 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

Publications by Dr. Stuek

Selected Journal Articles

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.


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.

As of May 11, 2024, Dr. Stuek reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

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.