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Shawn G Anthony, MD, MBA

Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery

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Shawn G. Anthony, MD, MBA is a Board-Certified Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip, and knee. Dr. Anthony is the Associate Chief of Sports Medicine for Mount Sinai Health System and Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Dr. Anthony received his medical and business degrees from Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School and completed his orthopedic surgery training at the Harvard Orthopedic Residency Program, where he was selected as Chief Resident at Massachusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Anthony completed advanced fellowship training in Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City where he provided medical coverage for professional teams including the New York Knicks NBA team, New York Red Bulls MLS team, as well as New York PSAL football.

Dr. Anthony currently serves as a U.S. Ski & Snowboard team physician, Medical Director for Broadway performances, and a United States Tennis Association (USTA) orthopedic consultant, providing courtside medical coverage for the world's top tennis athletes competing at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships.

Dr. Anthony specializes in conditions of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. He has special interest and expertise in:

  • Shoulder pain
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Biceps pain / tendonitis
  • Shoulder dislocations / labral tears / shoulder instability
  • Meniscus tears
  • Knee cartilage lesions (MACI, marrow stimulation, osteochondral grafts)
  • ACL tears (ACL reconstruction and ACL repair including BEAR ACL restoration)
  • Hip preservation
  • Hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and hip labral tears
  • Biologic therapies and joint preservation (PRP, BMAC)


Dr. Anthony has over sixty peer-reviewed publications and presentations at national and international meetings and holds multiple U.S. Patents on orthopedic technologies. He has authored multiple textbook chapters on orthopedic techniques including ACL reconstruction and arthroscopic surgery for shoulder instability. He is a past Editor-in-Chief of the Orthopedic Journal at Harvard Medical School, and currently serves as a reviewer for the leading orthopedic journal The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Dr. Anthony is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He was elected in 2018 to the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine Council of Delegates.

A national authority on sports injuries, Dr. Anthony has appeared on numerous newsoutlets including NBC Today Show, ABC Good Morning America, and The Doctors. Dr. Anthony is a top rated New York Orthopedic Sports Medicine surgeon by patient reviews, and he is consistently selected by his peers as a New York Times Super Doctor and Castle Connolly Top Doctor. Dr. Anthony is committed to providing the latest evidence-based care and minimally invasive techniques to his patients.

Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai West