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Thomas Youm, M.D., FACS

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Dr. Thomas Youm is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of athletic injuries and performs arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, and hip. He has a special interest in joint preservation surgery for the active patient.

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  • Best Doctors in 2019
  • New York Best Doctors
  • Best Doctors in 2017
  • New York Best Doctors in 2015
  • New York Best Doctors in 2016
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  • America's Top Doctors
  • Top Doctors in New York Metro
  • Teacher of the Year
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  • Patients Choice Awarded by Patients on Vitals
  • Top Doctor 2019
Benefits of Early Intervention with Regenerative Medicine
  • Personalized Treatments

    Utilizes the patient's own cells, reducing the risk of rejection and promoting natural tissue repair.

  • Innovative Disease Management

    Offers novel treatments for diseases and injuries by regenerating functional cells, tissues, and organs.

  • Non-Surgical Option

    Provides a non-surgical alternative that naturally reduces inflammation and decreases recovery time.

  • Enhanced Recovery

    Aids the body in repairing, regenerating, and restoring itself, leading to improved health and quality of life

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Stem Cell Therapy for Sports Injuries

Stem Cell Therapy offers a promising frontier for sports injuries, harnessing the body's own regenerative capabilities. By injecting stem cells into damaged areas, it promotes tissue repair and accelerates healing. This innovative treatment targets tendons, ligaments, muscles, and cartilage, potentially reducing recovery time and improving functional outcomes for athletes facing both acute and chronic sports-related injuries.

What Our Patients Are Saying
  • Best Ortho doc I’ve ever been to. Never pressured to do surgery, offered a bunch of operative alternatives, but after 8 years after Right Knee Arthr... View more
  • Dr. Youm has done all five of my joint surgeries (three hip, two shoulder) and I find him to be a smart, skilled and caring surgeon. Though friends h... View more
  • Dr. Youm is an outstanding surgeon. He performed my total knee replacement and I was back to my pre-surgery cycling and hiking activities within 4.5 ... View more
  • Dr. Thomas Youm performed arthoscopic hip surgery for me ~6 months ago and it has been a life-changing procedure. 6 months post-surgery, I'm now pain-... View more
Latest Articles
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    The Role of Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine: Current Evidence and Future Directions

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    Ultrasound-Guided Injection of Platelet-Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid, Separately and in Combination, for Hip Osteoarthritis

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    Scaffold-Free Tissue-Engineered Allogenic Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Promote Meniscus Healing

Patient Education Videos & Resources
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology
  • RYC Orthopedics
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
  • Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Yale University

55 East 86th St, 1A
New York, NY 10028