Ferdinand J. Chan, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports-related injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle. His expertise includes nonoperative and operative (open and arthroscopic) treatment of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle disorders. He specializes in joint cartilage restoration/preservation of the hip, knee, and ankle and surgery of the meniscus, rotator cuff, and labrum as well as ligament and tendon repair/reconstruction of the knee, shoulder, and ankle.
Dr. Chan graduated cum laude from Cornell University, where he majored in biological sciences. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He then performed his orthopedic surgery residency at the prestigious Montefiore Medical Center, where he published several articles in journals such as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Current Orthopaedic Practice.
Dr. Chan is a fellowship-trained orthopedic sports medicine. He completed his sports medicine fellowship training at Lenox Hill Hospital, where he assisted in the care of several professional and collegiate sports teams, including the New York Jets and New York Islanders, gaining experience in treating athletes at all levels of competition. During his fellowship, Dr. Chan’s research was presented at several orthopedic meetings, and he coauthored a chapter in the textbook Complications of Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery.
He has given numerous lectures at both local and regional meetings and is a reviewer for the journal The American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Dr. Chan is a candidate member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.