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Elan Goldwaser, DO

Sports Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Orthopedics
Family Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (914) 750-4630

Biography

Elan L. Goldwaser, DO, is a primary care sports medicine specialist whose practice focuses on the management of complex musculoskeletal conditions affecting athletic participation, including chronic and acute injuries affecting the bones, joints, and muscles of pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Goldwaser’s training as an osteopathic physician provides additional treatment approaches to promote healing through a variety of options and tailored patient care. As an experienced team physician to high school, collegiate, and professional athletes, Dr. Goldwaser is accustomed to treating injuries sustained in the acute setting of sporting events including: management of concussions, tendon injuries, and leg somatic dysfunctions (including Achilles/Patellar tendonitis). 

As a former cross-country, track and field, and swimming collegiate athlete, Dr. Goldwaser understands the athlete’s need to return to sport and is dedicated to helping people of all levels achieve this. He attended The College of New Jersey where he completed his Bachelor’s in Biology, and later went on to Rowan-SOM for medical school and residency. Before coming to Columbia Orthopedics, Dr. Goldwaser completed a sports medicine fellowship at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA, honing skills in ultrasound diagnostics and minimally invasive sports medicine interventional procedures.

Dr. Goldwaser’s research spans multiple specialties which include: concussion management, prevention and recovery, biologic injections in injury recovery, and exploring healing rates after ultrasound-guided procedural interventions.

When time allows, he enjoys running marathons, traveling, and playing Scrabble with his family.

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Local 1199 [NYP Employee Plan]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

TRICARE [TRICARE]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

Education

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Fellowship: LeHigh Valley Hospital

Locations

Scarsdale, NY - 693 White Plains Road Office

693 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10709

Phone: (914) 750-4630

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Bronxville - 1 Pondfield Road Office

1 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, NY 10708

Phone: (914) 750-4630

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ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown

155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Phone: (914) 750-4630

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Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine (in the Center for Family and Community Medicine, in Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery) at CUMC

Transit Advisory Notice

Starting Jan. 5, 2019, 1 trains will bypass the 168th Street subway station at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center until early 2020.