USTA Chief Medical Officer and Davis Cup Team Doctor

Alexis Chiang Colvin, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedics. She is a specialist in the nonsurgical and surgical treatment of sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder, and hip. Dr. Colvin has extensive experience treating professional athletes, including the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins, as well as collegiate athletes.  

Dr. Colvin currently serves as the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Chief Medical Officer, assisting the USTA with initiatives across multiple divisions, including player development and community tennis. She also continues her role as a consultant to the USTA for the US Open, providing medical care to the players. Finally, she is also the Medical Advisor to the US Fed Cup tennis team.

James Gladstone, MD, is Co-Chief of the Sports Medicine Service and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is a leading expert in the treatment of sports injuries, in particular those of the knee and shoulder, and has a specific clinical interest in rotator cuff injuries, shoulder instability (dislocations and labral tears), ACL and meniscal injuries to the knee, and articular cartilage restoration.

Dr. Gladstone currently serves as the Medical Advisor to the Davis Cup tennis team and orthopaedic consultant to the US Open tennis tournament and the National Football League (NFL) officials. He is also the team physician for ASA College and four public high school football teams in the New York City metropolitan area.

Dr. Gladstone remains actively involved in sports medicine research and regularly lectures and teaches both locally and nationally at courses and meetings for other orthopaedic surgeons. He is widely published, particularly in the area of rotator cuff surgery and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.  

Along with Drs. Colvin and Gladstone, Mount Sinai's physician team supporting the USTA include:

  • Michael Yorio, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai, and a physician at ProHEALTH (Director, Player Medical Services for the U.S. Open Tennis Championships since 2008)
  • Deena Casiero, MD, a sports medicine physician who is currently a tournament physician at the US Open
  • Brian Neri, MD, head team orthopedist for the New York Islanders and orthopaedics consultant to Hofstra University and Molloy College

Mount Sinai works with ProHEALTH Care Associates, one of the largest integrated physician group practices in the New York metropolitan area, which has provided medical services at the US Open since 1997. The ProHEALTH team is led by Senior Advisor Elliot Pellman, MD, the co-founder and Medical Director of ProHEALTH Care Associates and Clinical Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology and Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai. Additional consultants include:

  • Evan L. Flatow, MD, President of Mount Sinai Roosevelt
  • Michael Hausman, MD, Dr. Robert K. Lippman Professor and Vice-Chair of Orthopaedics and Chief, Hand and Elbow Surgery at Mount Sinai
  • Andrew C. Hecht, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery and Co-Director of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery at Mount Sinai
  • Steven Weinfeld, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief of the Foot and Ankle Service at Mount Sinai

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