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Jason H. Tam, M.D.

Dr. Tam’s expertise includes:

  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Shoulder Replacements
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Sports Medicine Specialist
  • Orthopaedic Trauma

Jason H. Tam, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with Mount Sinai Doctors. Dr. Tam is Board-Certified in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.  He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Bucknell University, graduating with Departmental Honors. He then earned his Doctorate of Medicine from New York Medical College and was awarded the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Award. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Westchester Medical Center where he also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Tam finished his specialty fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine.

He is an active member of numerous professional societies, including the Arthroscopy Association of North American (AANA), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Dr. Tam’s research has been presented at the Radiology Society of North America Meeting, Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, and the Louis R.M. Del Guercio, M.D. Lectureship and Research Day. In addition, Dr. Tam is actively involved in the care of local high school and college athletes.

Dr. Tam specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery, focusing on complex knee and shoulder pathologies. He is trained in the surgical as well as nonoperative treatment of many common injuries such as meniscal tears, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, and osteoarthritis.

Education

High School – The Webb Schools of California, Claremont, CA
Undergraduate – Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Medical – New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Training

Internship – Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency – Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Sports Medicine Fellowship – San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, San Diego, CA

Certification

Board-Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board-Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Honors & Awards

  • New York Medical College, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Award
  • Collegiate Water Polo Association Men’s All-Academic Team
  • Bucknell University Dean’s List
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout