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Dr. Armin M. Tehrany


Meet Dr. Armin Tehrany, a top-rated knee and shoulder doctor, and founder of Manhattan Orthopedic Care.

Dr. Tehrany is a board-certified orthopedic doctor and surgeon, with an outstanding experience in providing treatment for various knee and shoulder conditions. Throughout his career, Dr. Tehrany has gained the trust and the respect from his peers and colleagues as a result of his grand professionalism, notable knowledge, and impressive skills.

  • Joined the Society of Honorary Police Surgeons

    sworn in as honorary police surgeon

  • New York Best Doctor

    for 2015 and 2016

  • Castle Connolly top regional doctors

    for 2015 and 2016

  • super doctors award

    named 2016 & 2015 top doctor

Dr. Tehrany specializes in minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder and knee, including rotator cuff repair and dislocation repair in the shoulder, as well as meniscus repair and ligament reconstruction in the knee. In his work, Dr. Tehrany is led by the belief that treatment of various orthopedic conditions should include both traditional allopathic and non-allopathic methods, ranging from conservative management to surgical intervention.

A native of New York City, Dr. Tehrany graduated from Polytechnic Preparatory Country Day School in Brooklyn where he has served on the Board of Governors. He completed his undergraduate training through the Brooklyn College 7-year BA/MD program and received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine.

He completed his residency training in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan. During that period, he worked with the team physicians for the New York Jets, New York Rangers, and New York Islanders. He then went on to complete a one-year fellowship in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder with one of the field’s noted pioneers, Dr. Stephen Burkhart, through Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. Currently, Dr. Tehrany serves as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan.

Dr. Tehrany has taken an active part in various research studies that have been presented at numerous local, national, and international meetings on topics involving the shoulder, hip, and spine. He is a highly esteemed member of many organizations, including the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has served on the Board of Directors for the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as the Physicians Advisory Board for the New York County Medical Society.

Currently, as a devoted orthopedic doctor, Dr. Tehrany is working on development and improvement of minimally invasive techniques in the management of shoulder and knee disorders. His orthopedic research interests began at the Hospital for Special Surgery where he first published work on cartilage metabolism in 1993. Today, he serves as a journal peer reviewer for Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery.


Dr. Armin Tehrany, M.D., is an orthopedic doctor certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. With a strong educational background, an outstanding orthopedic knowledge, exceptional skills, and strong judgment, Dr. Tehrany is a talented, trained, and experienced orthopedic surgeon.

Board certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2003
Recertified, 2013

  • Secondary School
    Polytechnic Preparatory Country Day School, Brooklyn, New York


  • Undergraduate
    CUNY – Brooklyn College (7-year BA/MD Program), Brooklyn, New York

    7-year BA/MD Program 1987-1990

  • Graduate
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York

    MD 1990-1994

  • Residency
    Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York

    Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Residency Program 1994-1999

  • Fellowship
    Baylor College of Medicine, San Antonio, Texas

    Arthroscopic Shoulder/Knee Fellowship 1999-2000

  • Hospital/academic affiliations

    Mount Sinai Medical Center,  New York, NY

    ICAHN School of Medicine, New York, NY

    Surgical Center
    SurgiCare of Manhattan, New York, NY

    Metropolitan Surgical Institute, South Amboy, NJ


Arthroscopy Association of North America

orthopedic doctor certificateCertificate presented to Dr. Tehrany in September 2006

8th International Congress on Surgery of the Shoulder

shoulder surgery Held in Cape Town, South Africa, April 2001

Staten Island University Hospital – Award of Excellence

armin tehrany orthopedic doctorAwarded to Dr. Tehrany in September 2005

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