Elan Goldwaser, DO

Expertise in: 
Board Certifications: 
Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
Accepting New Patients
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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Diagnostic Ultrasound, Elbow Disorder, Knee Disorders, Knee Injury, Non-operative Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Pediatric Sports Medicine, Shoulder Injury, Shoulder Pain, Sports Injury

Academic Appointments

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


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.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:


Scarsdale, NY - 693 White Plains Road Office
693 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10709
Manhattan - 590 5th Avenue Office
590 5th Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, 5t 10036
ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown
155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
New Patient Appointments:
Bronxville - 1 Pondfield Road Office
1 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, NY 10708

Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

Local 1199

  • NYP Employee Plan


  • MagnaCare

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Fellowship: LeHigh Valley Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine