George P. Ackerman, M.D.

Dr. George Ackerman

About

George Ackerman, M.D. is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery as well as the treatment of general orthopedic injuries and trauma. In addition to his clinical interest in shoulder and knee disorders, Dr. Ackerman has performed extensive research in cartilage restoration and hip arthroscopy. He has presented research and instructional lectures at numerous orthopedic conferences.

Dr. Ackerman grew up on Long Island in Seaford, NY and went on to graduate cum laude from Cornell University with a degree in biological sciences. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College before completing his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Columbia University’s St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. His residency included orthopedic training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Delaware.

Dr. Ackerman then completed a sports medicine fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. There he received additional training in minimally invasive and advanced arthroscopic techniques for the treatment of sports-related musculoskeletal injuries. During his fellowship, Dr. Ackerman participated in the care of athletes from the New York Jets, New York Islanders and Hunter College.

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Orthopedic Surgery
American Board of Medical Specialties – American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Areas of Interest

  • Arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle
  • ACL and ligament injuries of the knee
  • Cartilage repair and joint preservation
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder instability and labral tears
  • Meniscal tears
  • Shoulder arthroplasty
  • Upper and lower extremity fractures
  • Patellofemoral disorders
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP)

Practice Locations

Dr. Ackerman sees patients at the following office locations:

Westbury, NY

1600 Stewart Avenue
Suite 100
Westbury, NY 11590 (516) 243-8506

New York, NY

159 East 74th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021 (212) 737-3301

Flushing, NY

146-01 45th Avenue
Suite 201
Flushing, NY 11355 (718) 865-8613

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130 East 77th Street
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New York, NY 10075
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5th & 11th Floor
New York, NY 10075
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159 East 74th Street
Mezzanine & 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021
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1870 Richmond Road
Staten Island, NY 10306
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146-01 45th Avenue
Suite 201
Flushing, NY 11355
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1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11211
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Dr. Jose Rodriguez is no longer practicing at New York Orthopedics as of March 31, 2017. For a full list of our doctors, please visit this page.