About

About

An expert in sports medicine, Etan P. Sugarman, MD specializes in the treatment of athletes of all abilities, from high school to professional players to weekend warriors. After completing his training in orthopaedic surgery, Etan spent an additional year at the world renown Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic where he helped take care of the Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Sparks, USC football, MLS soccer, Fullerton College and Carson High School football programs.

An avid surfer, skier, violinist and former competitive basketball player, Dr. Sugarman understands that each athlete is different, and a successful return to sport requires consideration not only of the injury but of the entire athlete - the risk factors that predispose them to recurrence, as well as their specific timeline and goals. A devoted researcher, Dr. Sugarman was inducted into the prestigious American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders program. With more than 100 publications and presentations, and multiple best author awards, Dr. Sugarman is dedicated to providing the most up to date and best proven treatment methods for his patients.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Academic titles

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

  • Chief resident

    • Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center

  • Medical school

    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center

  • Fellowships

    • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic

  • Affiliations

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

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Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

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Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment

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Information the care provider gave you about medications(if any)

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Degrees to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand

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Most recent comments

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09/10/2018
"Speechless on the care provided. Impeccable!!"
07/09/2018
"My visit was to meet Dr. Sugarman as a surgeon who could do my knee replacement. I wouldn't recommend him until I was in his care."
06/20/2018
"Excellent."
05/05/2018
"Both Dr. Sugarman and Dr. Shelby were wonderful. In addition to the actual care they provided, they demonstrated their humanity and compassion when learning about my situation, making the experience that much more pleasant."
03/13/2018
"It would be much better if this provider explains more in details about a certain diagnosis/condition."
03/01/2018
"Completely satisfied with dr. Sugarman."
01/21/2018
"I speak "medicalese" he was very easily understood and warm & charming."
12/07/2017
"Very good. "
11/29/2017
"My doctor was A+."
10/28/2017
"Dr. Sugarman is not only an excellent surgeon, but he has a phenomenal bed side manner. He called me several times personally after surgery to see how I was doing and to answer any questions I had. "
10/05/2017
"Loved him, very professional, friendly, knowledgeable & helpful. #9. Absolutely. "

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