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Alexis C Colvin, MD

Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Orthopedics
    • Specialty
    • Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery
    • Languages
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Chinese (Mandarin)
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Phone
    • Mount Sinai Faculty Practice 212-241-1815
    • Mount Sinai Doctors Specialty Practice 212-731-3610

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 US Fed Cup team, and previously served as the Chief Medical Officer for the United States Tennis Association.  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. 

Dr. Colvin is also nationally recognized as a leader in the field of orthopaedics: and has been selected as a NY Magazine Top Doctor yearly since 2016.



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, Westmed Medical Group

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital For Joint Diseases

Fellowship, Sports Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


English, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin)