Dr. Jordan Metzl



Sports Medicine Physician

Jordan D Metzl, MD is a nationally recognized sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, America’s premier orthopedic hospital located in New York City. With a practice of more than 20,000 patients, Dr. Metzl is widely known for his passion for sports medicine and fitness. His focus is to safely return athletes to the playing field of their choice and to keep them there. In addition to his busy practices in New York and in Greenwich, Connecticut, Dr. Metzl is an award winning author and medical columnist for Triathlete Magazine. His books include The Young Athlete (Little Brown) and The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies (Rodale).

Dr. Metzl’s training includes residency at Tufts medical center in Boston and two sports medicine fellowships, one at Vanderbilt University in Nashville and the second at Harvard University in Boston.

Regularly voted among New York’s top sports medicine doctors by New York Magazine, Dr Metzl takes care of athletic patients of all ages and lectures and teaches extensively both nationally and internationally to both medical and lay audiences. He has lectured extensively in Europe, Asia, South America, and throughout the United States on issues of sports medicine and fitness. Dr. Metzl is the sports medicine consultant to the Radio City Rockettes and for several high schools in the New York area.

Dr. Metzl appears regularly on media programs including the Today Show and Good Morning America, and in print media including the New York Times, discussing the issues of fitness and health. In addition to his busy medical practice and academic interests, he practices what he preaches. He is a former collegiate soccer player, a 29-time marathon runner and 10-time Ironman finisher. He created and teaches his Ironstrength workout which teaches athletes of all ages to strengthen the kinetic chain through functional strength training.

Dr. Metzl lives, works, and works out in New York City.