About

About

Dr. Elliott Hershman is a noted Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, particularly focusing on knee injuries such as Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears, meniscus issues and patellofemoral disorders. His surgical expertise includes advanced arthroscopic surgery techniques for ACL injuries, patella instability, articular cartilage disorders and meniscus tears.

As part of his Sports Medicine activities, he is the Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the NY Jets and has served in the same role for the NY Islanders and the Hunter College Athletic Program.

Dr. Hershman is committed to advancing the care of athletes through research and is a member of the internationally recognized MARS (Multicenter ACL Revision Surgery) group of researchers, studying and publishing the outcomes of ACL revision surgery, and in particular the nature of recurrent ACL issues.

He is the James A. Nicholas Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and is the Vice-President for the Western Region of the Orthopaedic Service Line for Northwell Health. In addition he is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Dr. Hershman has been recognized annually in America s Top Doctors since 2004 and has been a NY Magazine Top Doctor since 2002. He has been listed in the NY Times Super Doctors for the past 10 years.

With his colleagues in the MARS group of researchers, Dr. Hershman received the O Donoghue Sports Injury Research award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for the paper entitled Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Graft Choice Impact on Outcome in the MARS Cohort .

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Administrative titles

    • Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Academic titles

    • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • University of Rochester Schl of Medicine/Dentistry

  • Residencies

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

  • Fellowships

    • Cleveland Clinic Foundation

  • Affiliations

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09/10/2018
"Dr. Hershman sets a standard I wish all other doctors would follow."
07/25/2018
"I've known Dr. Hershman for more than twenty years. Excellent physician!!"
05/17/2018
"Dr. Elliot Hershman is the best"
05/11/2018
"Dr. Hershman, Michelle PA & anesthesiologist were all competent, caring individuals that were attentive to my needs & did a great job during the procedure & post op."
03/09/2018
"More than "very good". Excellent - more than excellent! The very best physician surgeon care giver. I am 71 yrs old now. I will always remember this outstanding physician. 10. I have many times. "
03/02/2018
"Dr. Hershman is an outstanding physician."
02/28/2018
"Dr. Hershman is "the best.""
02/22/2018
"I saw 4 other doctors - he was BY FAR THE BEST, FRIENDLIEST, MOST HONEST! & most informed!"
11/01/2017
"Dr. Hershman is the best. He understands knees better than any other doctor I've met."
10/29/2017
"Absolutely wonderful!"
10/10/2017
"Dr. Hershman & Michelle spent a lot of time - approached knee problem with excellent conservative & thoughtful treatment."
10/04/2017
"If and when I do decide to do my knee replacement I have found my doctor in Doctor Hershman. "
09/29/2017
"I recommend Dr. Hershman all the time - he is just great."
09/28/2017
"I have been a patient in Dr. Hershman's practice for many years! it is almost impossible for me to adequately describe his, skill, intelligence, competence, knowledge, caring, and consideration! He is an unique and exceptional professional and I am most fortunate to be in his care!!"
07/19/2017
"I believe that Dr. Hershman is the BEST in the business. I have complete trust and love for Dr. Hershman."
06/29/2017
"EXCELLENT and WONDERFUL experience."
06/06/2017
"World's top notch physician! No one better!"
03/15/2017
"dr. Hershmann is exceptional - his skill and experience is fabulous but he's just a really nice guy with great bed side manner."
03/13/2017
"Dr. Hershman was thorough calm & clear in explaining his recommendations. I have a great deal of confidence in him."
06/30/2016
"Dr. Hershman is a trusted doctor who has enormous knowledge on knee problems - I totally trust him."
06/01/2016
"Excellent!!!"
05/19/2016
"Great dr."
05/17/2016
"Dr. Elliott B. Hershman -- clearly one of the better care takers I have interacted with -- knowledgeable, articulate, empathetic"
04/12/2016
"Great, competent physician - I had two very successful knee surgeries with Dr. Hershman. Excellent doctors & experience!"
04/06/2016
"The doctor was informative and obviously very experienced."
04/04/2016
"Recommended 2 patients."
12/31/2015
"The best!"
11/25/2015
"All good. No bad."
11/23/2015
"Dr Hirshman and Michele De Leo was excellent care givers."
08/18/2015
"Dr. Hershman is the best."
07/31/2015
"He is excellent."
06/05/2015
"Dr. Hershman is very attentive, kind, & competent wonderful doctor."
04/22/2015
"I have been Dr. Hershman's patient since 1999! He is an exceptional professional, intelligent, knowledgeable, caring, understanding, sympathetic, sensitive, respectful; an asset to his profession AND your hospital!!"
02/18/2015
"Dr Hershman is a very good provider."
01/13/2015
"Dr. Hershman is the best! He is caring, experienced & kind & follows through -"

In the news

In the news

In the news
The Auxiliary of Lenox Hill Hospital held its Annual Benefit on April 23rd at The Yale Club of New York. This year’s event ?" Matters of the Heart: The Food & Heart Health Connection ?" put a special emphasis on the vital link between nutrition and cardiac health through a fun, interactive and educational evening...
Northwell Health today announced that Peter McCann, MD, has been appointed director of orthopaedic surgery at Lenox Health Greenwich Village. “Dr. McCann is an exceptionally skilled surgeon and his strong leadership experience will be an asset to our new team of fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeons at our downtown location at Lenox Health Greenwich Village slated to open this fall,” said Nicholas Sgaglione, MD, chair of orthopaedic surgery at Northwell Health...
A total of 70 physicians affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (MEETH) were listed in the 2017 edition of New York magazine's annual "New York's Best Doctors" issue...

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