Alexis C Colvin

Alexis C Colvin, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Orthopedics


Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Alexis Chiang Colvin is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs at Mount Sinai.  A graduate of Princeton University, she received her medical degree from Mount Sinai and completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.  During her residency, Dr. Colvin was selected for one of the most prestigious Sports Medicine Fellowships in the country at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA. While in Pittsburgh, Dr. Colvin cared for professional athletes, including the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins, collegiate athletes at the University of Pittsburgh, and numerous other collegiate and high school athletes.

Dr. Colvin specializes in the surgical treatment of knee, shoulder, and hip disorders. She has authored numerous scientific publications and has presented both at national and international meetings on sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Colvin is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and International Society for Hip Arthroscopy. Dr. Colvin is the Chief Medical Officer for the US Open, the team physician for the USA's Billie Jean King (former Fed Cup) team, and served as the Chief Medical Officer for the United States Tennis Association until its relocation to Florida. Dr. Colvin has also served as a physician at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.  Crain’s New York Business recognized her on their inaugural “Notable Women in the Business of Sports” list in 2019 and 2022 and she has been selected as one of New York Magazine’s Best Doctors since 2016.

Dr. Colvin is also nationally recognized as a leader in the field of orthopaedics.

U.S. Open doctor breaks barriers for Asian Americans – Eyewitness News report, August 25, 2021

 Dr. Colvin explains Tiger Woods’ return to the Masters - CNN+, April 8, 2022 


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (ACL)
  • Arthroscopy
  • Calf Muscle Strain
  • Chondromalacia Patella
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Labral Tears
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Sprain
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Muscle Strain
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  • Patella Fracture
  • Patellar Tendinopathy
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Quadriceps Strain
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinopathy


MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery

Fellowship, Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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