Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow

Orthopedics & Joint Replacement

About Us

Dr. Glashow is an orthopedic surgeon in NYC that prides himself on providing you highly personalized and comprehensive orthopedic care. Our philosophy of direct orthopedic surgeon to patient care at every visit has made us one of the most trusted and respected practices on the Upper East Side in NYC. Feel free to contact our NYC orthopedic surgeon today, at any time, and start yourself on the road to recovery. Dr. Glashow offers remote consults anywhere in the world.

About Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow

Dr. Jonathan Glashow is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon and Co-Chief of Sports Medicine Orthopedics at New York’s Mount Sinai Medical Center and has been in private practice for over 29 years. He specializes exclusively in orthopedic shoulder surgery and knee injuries including advanced arthroscopic all-inside anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, revision ACL reconstruction surgery, as well as state of the art techniques for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery, shoulder labral repair surgery, MCL repair surgery, meniscal transplants surgery, fractures, and separated shoulder surgery.

Widely respected for his precision and application of groundbreaking surgical techniques, Dr. Glashow’s approach is based on a philosophy that each individual procedure is specific and customized to the individual needs of each patient. He uses minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques so that downtime and immobility are greatly reduced. Dr. Glashow’s focus is not only a patient’s full recovery but the speed of that recovery to return to sport. To optimize this intent he coordinates post-operative care which often involves interaction with physical therapists, coaches, and athletic trainers.

Routinely consulted for his opinion and treatment of elite athletes, Dr. Glashow acted as a medical media consultant for ESPN Sports and was a frequent guest on their morning sport commentary “Cold Pizza.” His guest appearances on news broadcasts include, CBS World News Tonight and most recently on CNN Evening News with John Roberts for his expertise on the usage of cutting edge treatment options for expediting the healing process of certain injuries. He has been quoted in the New York Times, the New York Daily News, and the New York Post. For his superior patient care, Glashow has been awarded numerous distinctions. Castle Connolly a major healthcare research company has ranked him one of America’s Best Doctors, New York Magazine has featured him in numerous annual Best Doctors issues, and he has been listed as one of New York Metro Area’s Best Doctors every year since 2000.

Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow Education

Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow completed his undergraduate degree at Washington University. After receiving his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, Dr. Glashow completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City in Orthopedic Surgery. He went on to earn subspecialty fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute/UCLA in Los Angeles, California: followed by a traveling Shoulder Fellowship in London, Ontario Canada and the University of Texas at San Antonio.


  • Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow MEMBERSHIPS

  • Arthroscopic Association of North America
  • American Medical Association
  • NBA Physician’s Society
  • NHL Physician’s Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
  • New York County Medical Society
  • The Society for Tennis Medicine
  • Science Shoulder Study Group
  • The Medical Strollers of New York
  • Independent Doctors of New York
  • Medical Advisory Board Sports Lab NYC

Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow AWARDS

  • American Medical Association: Physician Recognition Award
  • Lenox Hill Hospital: Resident Teaching Award
  • New York Magazine: “Best Doctors in New York”
  • Castle and Connolly “ Top Doctors”
  • “Guide to Americas Top Surgeons “
  • Castle and Connolly “ Best Orthopedic Surgeons in America’’

Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow CONSULTANT

  • General Electric
  • NBC Medical Department
  • Pfzier Medical Group
  • New York Rangers Hockey Club 1994-2000
  • Independent Doctors of New York Board of Directors
  • Equinox Fitness Clubs Medical Advisory Board – Director
  • ESPN Sports Medical Consultant
  • University of Vienna, Austria -Teacher and Lecturer, Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow EDUCATION

Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, Doctor of Medicine, 1984; Honors: NIH Summer Research Fellowship Grant
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, Bachelor of Arts, Biology; Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Assistant Instructor, Organic Chemistry, Dupont Fellowship – Cardiovascular, Pharmacology: Washington University School of Medicine, 1979


  • Traveling Fellowship, Shoulder Surgery, Charles A. Rockwood, M.D. University of Texas, Health Science Center San Antonio, Texas
  • Richard Hawkins, M.D., University Hospital London, Ontario, Canada
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery, Southern California Orthopaedic Institute / UCLA, Van Nuys, California James M. Fox, M.D., Director
  • Chief Resident 1988-1989, Resident 1985-1988 Orthopaedic Surgery Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York
  • July 1986 – December 1986: Pediatric Orthopaedics, Harvard University, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • 1984 – 1985 Internship, General Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York

Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow LICENSURE

  • New York State Medical License
  • Connecticut Medical License
  • Rhode Island Medical License
  • California Medical License
  • Drug Enforcement Administration License
  • NPI
  • Languages : English
  • Gender : Male
  • For-profit or non-profit? : For Profit
  • Size : 30+
  • Average length of stay : 30 Min +
  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

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