Elan Goldwaser, DO

Board Certifications: 
Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Virtual Visits/Telehealth
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Overview

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Elan L. Goldwaser, DO, is a sports medicine physician specializing in the non-operative 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.

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

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

693 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10709
Primary
590 5th Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10036
155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

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

Horizon Traditional

  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

Local 1199

  • NYP Employee Plan

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

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

Workers Compensation

  • Workers Comp-Board of NY
  • Workers Comp-FDNY

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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