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Professional Statement

  • Andrew H. Turtel MD is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a private practice in Manhattan. As an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine he has been team physician for the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association and the NY/NJ Metrostars (Red Bulls) of Major League Soccer. He was also associate team physician for the NY Islanders of the National Hockey League. He is currently on staff at the prestigious Mount Sinai/Beth Israel and Lenox Hill Hospital/North Shore/LIJ medical institutions. In addition to the above noted professional sports team affiliations, he has been Assistant Chief Medical Officer, at the FIFA Men’s World Cup Soccer in 1994; the team physician for the FIFA All-Star Game at Giants Stadium in 1996 and assistant medical coordinator for the Women’s World Cup in 1998.
  • He graduated from Duke University, earning Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering in 1981. He subsequently earned his medical degree (M.D.) from SUNY-Upstate Medical Center, in Syracuse, New York in 1985. Following a Neurosurgical Fellowship and 4 year Orthopedic Residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, he completed an Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at New York University Medical Center (NYU), in 1992.
  • Dr. Turtel is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has membership in several medical and scientific societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American College of Sports Medicine, the International Cartilage Repair Society the American Medical Association, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, New York County Medical Society, and the Greater Metropolitan (NYC) Sports Society.
  • Dr. Turtel’s publications include many articles, chapters and a textbook pertaining to sports medicine and joint replacement. He has been Course Instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America and has given numerous presentations to orthopedic societies.

Education

  • Medical School - State University of New York, Upstate Medical University
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedics
  • New York University Medical Center, Fellowship in Sports Medicine
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Fellowship in Neurosurgery
  • Duke University (Bachelor's)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and Publications

  • New York Metro Area's Top Doctors 16th Edition (Castle Connolly, Feb 01, 2013)
  • 2012 Compassionate Doctor (Vitals Patients Choice, Feb 01, 2013)
  • Top 10 Sports Medicine Physicians (Vitals Patients Choice, Jan 01, 2013)
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2012 (Castle Connolly, Mar 01, 2012)
  • 2011 Compassionate Doctor (Vitals Patients Choice, Jan 01, 2012)
  • NY Metro Area's Top Doctors 14th Edition (Castle Connolly, Jan 01, 2011),How To Find The Best Doctors: New York Metro Area 4th edition (2000)
  • Compassionate Doctor 2010 (Vitals Patients Choice, Jan 01, 2011)
  • New York Metro Area's Top Doctors 15th Edition (Castle Connolly, Jan 01, 2011)
  • New York Metro Area Top Doctor 10th Anniversary , 2009 (Castle Connolly 2010)
  • NY Metro Area's Top Doctors (Castle Connolly, Feb 01, 2010) Patients' Choice On Time Physician Award 2009 (Vitals Patients Choice, 2010)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 12th Edition (Castle Connolly, 2009)
  • New York Metro Area's Top Doctors (Castle Connolly, Oct 29, 2007)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 10th edition (2006) (Castle Connolly, 2006)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 9th edition (2005) (Castle Connolly, 2005)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 8th edition (2004) (Castle Connolly, 2004)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 7th edition (2003) (Castle Connolly, 2003)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 6th edition (2002) (Castle Connolly, 2002)
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 5th edition (2001) (Castle Connolly, 2001)
  • How To Find The Best Doctors: New York Metro Area 3rd edition (1999)

Language Spoken

  • English