Elliot Pellman, M.D.
Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Elliot J. Pellman, M.D. the co-founder and Medical Director of ProHEALTH Care Associates is a Clinical Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology and Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Pellman is a nationally recognized leader in the field of sports medicine and is the advisor to the National Football League on medical and health matters. In conjunction with committee chairs, he assists in the administration of several NFL health committees and serves as a medical liaison to the league’s clubs, Competition Committee, team physicians and athletic trainers, as well as, the National Football League Players Association. As an advisor to the NFL Player Care Foundation, he has spearheaded many of the foundation’s health initiatives for retired players. Dr. Pellman was the team physician and medical director of the New York Jets Football Club (1988-2010) and a past President of the NFL Physicians Society (1999-2001). From 2003 -2013 he was the medical advisor for Major League Baseball advising the Commissioner’s Office regarding medical committees, medical consultants, medical grants and medical education initiatives. Dr. Pellman has been the Medical Director of the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders since 1996 and is responsible for supervising all medical care to New York Islander's major and minor league players.
Dr Pellman has received numerous honors including the 2007 National Hispanic Medical Association Health Leadership Award, the 2008 New York State Arthritis Foundation Sports Leadership Award and in 2010 honorary membership in the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society.