Russell F. Warren, MD

Dr. Russell Warren joined Hospital for Special Surgery on January 1, 1977. He served as surgeon-in-chief from 1993 to 2003. Dr. Warren is the team physician for the New York Giants football team, and oversees all medical care for the players.


Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Shoulder and Knee Instability
Ligament Reconstruction and Arthroscopy
Joint Replacement- Knee and Shoulder
Rotator Cuff disease and sports injuries


Neer Award- Shoulder Research 1989, 1995
O'Donohue Award- Sports Medicine Research 1982, 1991, 1994
John Jay Award, Columbia College 1992
Past president: American Shoulder & Elbow Society 1994-5
Past president: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 1994-5
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Hall of Fame 2008
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011

Insurances Accepted

Medicare (Status: Non-Par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)
United Healthcare

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MD, State University of New York at Syracuse, Syracuse, New York


Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, New York


Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Shoulder Surgery, New York


Orthopedic Surgery

State Licensure

New York

Russell F. Warren, MD has contributed to the following educational materials:

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Selected Publications


For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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Dr. Russell Warren, Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Specialist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Belaire Building
525 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1178
Fax: 212.772.6389

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

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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