George  Ackerman, MD

George Ackerman, MD

Specialty: Orthopedics, Sports Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine - Lake Success

2800 Marcus Avenue Suite 102
Lake Success, NY 11042

  • About
  • Education & Training
  • Affiliations
  • Publications
About Provider George Ackerman, MD:

Dr. George Ackerman is a board certified, fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee. In addition to his clinical interest in shoulder and knee disorders, Dr. Ackerman has performed research in cartilage restoration and orthobiologics.

Dr. Ackerman aims to create strong doctor-patient relationships based on open communication, patient education, and joint decision making. He always favors non-surgical sports medicine treatment whenever possible and uses innovative methods to address the patient's musculoskeletal conditions. Whether you are a recreational golfer, professional football player, or an active grandparent, Dr. Ackerman's primary goal is to allow you to return to the activities you enjoy.

As a former athlete and avid sports fan, Dr. Ackerman understands the specific physical demands of a wide variety of sports and activities. He always considers the patient's specific activity goals when creating a treatment plan.

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Languages Spoken: English
Gender: Male

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Awards & Recognitions:
  • Head Team Physician, Queens College
  • Clinical Instructor, Northwell Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Undergraduate & Graduate
    • Cornell University, B.S.
  • Medical Education
    • New York Medical College, M.D.
  • Internship
    • St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Centers, Columbia University
  • Residency
    • St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Centers, Columbia University
  • Fellowship
    • Lenox Hill Hospital, Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Board Certifications
    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Hospital Affiliations:
  • NYU Long Island
  • Syosset Hospital
Professional Affiliations:
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Member 08/2013-Present
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 07/2008-Present
  • New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 08/2011-Present
  • New York State Trooper PBA Police Surgeon, 2014 - present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Long Island School of Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Consultant, Nassau County High School Football Safety Committee

Kessler MW, Ackerman G, Dines JS, Grande DA. “Emerging Technologies and Fourth Generation Issues in Cartilage Repair.” Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. 2008 Dec; 16(4): p 246-254.

George P. Ackerman, Malachy P. McHugh, Srino Bharam. The Impact Of Preoperative Planning Software On Arthroscopic Correction Of Femoroacetabular Impingement Orthop J Sports Med. 2015 Jul. Effectiveness of Platelet Rich Plasma for Tendinopathy and Knee Osteoarthritis. Ongoing prospective study in conjunction with the Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma.