Hasani W. Swindell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
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Hasani W. Swindell, MD, is fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, joint preservation and cartilage restoration of the knee, shoulder and hip. He provides care to everyone from the weekend warrior, to the most competitive athletes using the most up-to-date, minimally-invasive surgical and non-surgical treatments. Dr. Swindell has specialized training and expertise in complex knee, shoulder and hip injuries including cartilage restoration, meniscus preservation, ligament reconstruction surgery and shoulder replacement surgery.

Originally from Southfield, Michigan, Dr. Swindell is a former athlete and uses many of his prior experiences to effectively connect with patients and tailor treatment according to their aspirations and goals to return to activity. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a major in Biological Sciences and minors in Chemistry and Sociology. He subsequently earned his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY which is also where he completed his orthopedic surgery residency training at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. While in residency, he was awarded the Ira Wolfe Award for Excellence in Sports Medicine as well as the Kenneth A. Forde Diversity Alliance Resident Award. He was then selected to receive advanced specialized training in sports medicine, shoulder surgery and cartilage restoration at the renowned Midwest Orthopedics at Rush in Chicago, IL. During his time in Chicago, he served as a team physician for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Fire, Chicago Steel, DePaul University and a host of local high schools.

In addition to his clinical interest, Dr. Swindell is an avid researcher and has authored a plethora of peer reviewed, articles, book chapters and abstracts. He is also involved in multiple orthopedic and sports medicine societies such as the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), and the American Orthopedic Association (AOA)

As an advocate for education, and active participant in research, and patient care, Dr. Swindell remains dedicated to returning patients back to their desired activity level regardless of their level of participation or their ultimate goals. His core philosophy is centered around providing the highest level of clinical care to ensure excellent patient outcomes and satisfaction.


Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • ACL Injury Tear
  • Adolescent Sports Injuries
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee &Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Biceps and Triceps Tendon Ruptures
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture Surgery
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Gluteal Tendon Injuries
  • Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Pain
  • Labral Tear of Shoulder
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Patella Fracture
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fracture Surgery
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Joint Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendon Repairs

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor

Administrative Titles

  • Attending Physician

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester


  • Male

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center