Author: Gerald Stern

By TODD SLISS “This is Your Brain on Drugs” was a well-known 1987 anti-drug campaign, famously showing a frying pan turning uncracked eggs (your brain) in shells into sunnyside up eggs (your brain on drugs). Fast forward almost 30 years and the “Any questions?” kicker has become focused...

For the third consecutive year, New York Sports Medicine Institute founder Neil S. Roth, MD has been recognized by New York Magazine as one of New York's Best Doctors. This prestigious list is determined by other doctors, and NYSMI takes pride in what is yet another...

Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction surgery is known to many as Tommy John surgery. Tommy John is a famous Major League Baseball pitcher who underwent a UCL procedure that used tendon from elsewhere in the body to successfully replace ulnar collateral ligament in the medial...

As the weather cools, many young athletes are looking forward to the beginning of the winter sports season. Whether the sport of choice is basketball, ice hockey, skiing, track or wrestling -- there are some important steps that can be taken to improve performance, reduce injuries and...

New York Sports Medicine Institute (NYSMI) – a comprehensive sports medicine practice providing orthopedic surgery, physical therapy and concussion care – is now open to the public. Founded by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neil S. Roth, NYSMI provides patients living or working in Westchester access to...