Andrew D. Pearle, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine. Dr. Pearle is the Chief of the Sports Medicine Institute at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is the owner of his practice, Andrew D. Pearle, MD, with offices on the Upper East Side in New York City and White Plains, New York.
A graduate of Amherst College and Stanford Medical School, Dr. Pearle completed orthopedic surgery and sports medicine training at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). After 9/11, he traveled to Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem during the height of the intifada to assist in the care of terror victims. While participating in this care, Dr. Pearle was inspired by the pioneering use of computer assisted surgery at Hadassah.
Dr. Pearle was recruited as an attending orthopedic surgeon at HSS and was selected to develop one of the first Computer Assisted Surgery programs in the United States.
In 2007, Dr. Pearle performed the first robotic partial knee replacement in the New York region. He has now performed thousands of these procedures and is the leading world expert in the use of robotic technology for partial and total knee replacement.
In addition to his responsibilities at HSS, Dr. Pearle is a team physician for the New York Mets and the head team physician for the Rugby New York team.
Dr. Pearle has been elected to be a member of the ACL Study Group, an international group of ACL experts who meet biannually to discuss issues and innovations in ACL surgery. He holds numerous patents and has developed many novel techniques and devices for knee surgery.
Prior to being named Chief of the Sports Medicine Institute at HSS, Dr. Pearle was the Medical Director for HSS Westchester and was instrumental in the development of the facility. He remains committed to fostering comprehensive, convenient, and quality care to his community.
Dr. Pearle lives in Rye, New York, with his wife and four children. He has coached youth tackle football for the Rye Town Youth Football League for the past five years.