About Michael A. Gott, MD
Dr. Michael A. Gott is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle including traumatic and sports related injuries as well as arthritic conditions. He focuses on conservative, non-operative treatments for most conditions.
Dr. Gott attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine after graduating from Emory University, where he was on the Dean’s List for all four years. He completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Northshore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System, completing his Sports Medicine Fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute – St. Vincent’s (Birmingham, Alabama), where he worked under renowned orthopedist Dr. James Andrews, Dr. Lyle Cain and Dr. Jeff Dugas.
Dr. Gott has a passion for working with amateur and collegiate athletes. He is the current team physician for Yorktown High School Athletics, having previously worked as a team physician for Troy University and the University of Alabama. He has been a member of the National Ski Patrol since 1995.
Conditions and Treatments
Dr. Michael Gott treats the following conditions:
- All sports or activity related orthopedic conditions
- Ankle pain
- Ankle fractures
- Ankle sprains
- Bone fractures
- Cartilage injuries and tears
- Hip arthritis
- Hip pain
- Hip clicking, popping
- Knee arthritis
- Knee pain
- Ligament injuries and tears
- Shoulder arthritis
- Shoulder pain
- Sports or activity related injuries
Dr. Michael Gott routinely performs the following treatments:
- Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
- Arthroscopic labral repair
- Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction
- Arthroscopic meniscus repair
- Care of fractures and ligament tears
- Cartilage restoration
- Elbow arthroscopy
- Hip arthroscopy
- Knee arthroscopy
- Non-operative treatment of the knee and shoulder
- PRP injections
- Partial knee replacement
- Revision arthroscopic surgery
- Revision shoulder replacement surgery
- Shoulder arthroscopy
- Stem cell Injections
- Total knee replacement
- Total shoulder replacement
Albert Einstein college of Medicine, 2004 – 2008
Academic clerkship honors: Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery (Weiler-Montefiore), Orthopaedic Surgery Long Island Jewish
Northshore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System, 2008 – 2009
Northshore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System, 2009 – 2013
American Sports Medicine Institute – St. Vincent’s (Birmingham, Alabama), Fellow under Dr. James Andrews, Dr. Lyle Cain, Dr. Jeff Dugas
Minimally Invasive Arthroscopic Elbow Surgery
Minimally Invasive Arthroscopic Hip Surgery
Learn more about a variety of conditions with these educational articles from Dr. Michael Gott.
- What Causes Knee Pain?
- Why do I have Knee Pain at Night?
- Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Gott’s Top 5 Winter Safety tips
- What’s Causing the Pain in the Back of My Knee?
- What Causes Shoulder Blade Pain?
- What is Frozen Shoulder?
- Simple Tips For Knee Pain Relief
- Minimizing Knee Pain From Running
Gott M, Ast M, Lane LB, Schwartz JA, Catanzano A, Razzano P, Grande DA.
Tendon phenotype should dictate tissue engineering modality in tendon repair: a review.
Discov Med. 2011 Jul;12(62):75-84.
Rovner J, Yaghoobian A, Gott M, Tindel N.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis of the zygoapophyseal joint: a case report.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Aug 15;33(18):E656-8.
M Starecki, MD. M Gott, MD. D Grande, PhD. (2013).
Relevance of Engineered Scaffolds for Cartilage repair.
In Allen E. Gross. 1st edition, Articular Cartilage of the Knee. NY, NY: SPRINGER SCIENCE+BUSINESS MEDIA, INC.
Fufa D, Gott M, Greenberg A, Razzano P, Grande D, Wolfe S.
Elution of Growth Factor from Platelet-Rich Plasma-Coated Sutures, Delivery for Augmentation of Zone II Flexor Tendon Repairs. Presented at NYSSH (2nd place), and ASSH 2011.
Gott M, The Use of GeneChipTM technology to identify novel SarA binding sites in the S. aureus genome, Presented to Wyeth Research, Pearl River, NY 2002
Gott M, Razzano P, Grande D, Testing of a Novel Biomaterial for Regenerative Orthopaedic Applications; accepted for presentation at ORS 2014.
Gott M, Greenberg A, Grande D, Chahine N, Drakos M, Mechanical analysis of suture anchor vs. tenodesis screw for FHL transfer: Implications for tendon length harvested Submitted to AAOS and presented at AOFAS 2012.
Markowitz D, Gott M, Kim S, Cost-Benefit Analysis of Short vs. Long Gamma Nails for the Treatment of Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures Poster presented at AAOS 2008, Poster Presentation Number: P518.
AAOS (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons)
AOSSM (American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine)