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Robert Parisien, MD Email Robert Parisien

Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery
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Mount Sinai Doctors ?
    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Orthopedics
    • Specialty
    • Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Phone
    • Department of Orthopedic Surgery 212-241-8033

Dr. Robert L. Parisien, an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon at Mount Sinai in New York City, specializes in Sports Medicine, Cartilage Repair/Restoration and Minimally Invasive Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Elbow, Hip and Knee.  Dr. Parisien also provides care for the elite athletes of Team USA as a Team Physician for US Ski & Snowboard and USA Fencing.

Dr. Parisien was educated and trained at the following institutions:

Harvard Medical School, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery

University of Pennsylvania and the Penn Center for Advanced Cartilage Repair, Fellowship in Sports Medicine & Cartilage Restoration

Boston University, Fellowship in Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery

Boston University, Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery

Tufts University School of Medicine, Medical Doctorate

Brown University, Bachelor of Arts

Dr. Parisien is an Ivy League alumnus having completed his undergraduate studies at Brown University where he was the recipient of the Frederick “Fritz” Pollard Award, Ernest T. Savignano Memorial Scholar-Athlete Award and won an Ivy-League championship as a member of the Brown Bears football team.  Dr. Parisien later earned his Medical Doctorate from the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA.

Dr. Parisien is triple Fellowship trained having completed sub-specialized training in Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery at Harvard Medical School, sub-specialized training in Sports Medicine & Cartilage Restoration at the University of Pennsylvania where he served as a Team Physician for the NCAA Division-I Penn Quakers and sub-specialized training in Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery at Boston University where he served as a Team Physician for the NCAA Division-I BU Terriers. 

Dr. Parisien has published over 100 scientific manuscripts, reviews and book chapters and his research has been presented at over 100 national and regional orthopaedic meetings.  In recognition of his research, Dr. Parisien has been the recipient of the Kilfoyle Research Award, Arciero-Warner Research Award, American Orthopaedic Association Research Award in Sports Medicine, Eastern Orthopaedic Association Research Award, New England Orthopaedic Society Research Award, EOEF Anil S. Ranawat M.D. Donor Grant Award, Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association Research Award and recognized as a Clinician Scholar by the Orthopaedic Research Society. 

Dr. Parisien holds numerous leadership positions as a Trustee of the Board of Athletes Soul, Associate Editor of the Journal of Cartilage & Joint Preservation, Editorial Board Member of both the Journal of Arthroscopy and the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, a member of the Research Committee for both the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North America, a member of the Learning Center Committee for the Arthroscopy Association of North America as well as the Media Committee for the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons.  Dr. Parisien previously served on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association and currently serves as an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Research Society, International Cartilage Regeneration and Joint Preservation Society, Arthroscopy Association of North America, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, International Society for Hip Arthroscopy, Biologic Association and is a Friend of the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Clinical Focus

  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (ACL)
  • Anterior Cruciate Reconstruction (ACL)
  • Arthroscopy
  • Aseptic Necrosis of the Hip
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bone Graft
  • Chondromalacia Patella
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
  • Elbow Dislocation / Instability
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Gluteal Strain
  • Groin Injury
  • Groin Strain
  • Hamstrings Strain
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Labral Tears
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Joint Dislocations
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Sprains
  • Little League Elbow
  • Little League Shoulder
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Meniscectomy
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Strain
  • Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
  • Patella Fracture
  • Patellar Tendinopathy
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Quadriceps Strain
  • Quadriceps Tendinopathy
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Repetitive Motion Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Repair
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinopathy
  • Stem Cell Surgery
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tendinopathy
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendonitis
  • Torn Tendons / Ligaments
  • Upper Extremity Dislocation
  • Upper Extremity Sprain


MD, Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
Boston Medical Center

Fellowship, Sports Med/Shoulder Surgery
Boston Medical Center

Fellowship, Sports Med/Cartilage Restoration
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship, Hip Surgery
Boston Children's Hospital