Dr. Andreas Gomoll is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York
He specializes in surgery of the shoulder and knee, with a focus on anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, joint preservation and cartilage repair. He is a member of the Orthopedic Sports Medicine Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York.
Previously, he practiced at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he was a member of the Cartilage Repair Center and Director of the BWH Program for Orthopedic Regenerative Medicine.
Besides a busy clinical practice, he is an active researcher who develops and participates in studies investigating advanced treatment options for joint injury, such as cartilage transplants and stem cells for cartilage repair and arthritis treatment.
Dr. Gomoll was born in Munich, Germany, where he grew up and attended school. He graduated with a MD from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Medical School and a PhD from Technische Universitaet, both in Munich. After one year of Internship at Bogenhausen Hospital, he moved to Boston for a 2 year research fellowship in the Orthopaedic Research Lab at Brigham and Women's Hospital with Drs. Tom Thornhill and Dick Scott.
Subsequently, he completed a General Surgery Internship at Brigham and Women's Hospital, followed by an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, working at BWH, Mass General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess and Children's Hospital, Boston.
He further specialized in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Rush University Hospital, Chicago, with Drs. Bach, Cole, Nicholson and Romeo, before returning to Boston to join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital as a Sports Medicine Surgeon. He rose to Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Orthopaedic Program in the Center for Regenerative Medicine.
He was recruited to the Hospital for Special Surgery to expand the program for joint preservation and cartilage repair.
Dr. Gomoll has published 5 books and authored over 80 articles on sports medicine and cartilage repair related topics, and regularly lectures at national and international conferences. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS). He has been the chairman of the ICRS Committee on Regulatory Affairs, as well as a board member of the society. He has interacted with the FDA on numerous occasions to provide insights on new devices for cartilage repair. Dr. Gomoll is also a member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), the European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA), and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA). He is on the editorial board for the journal Cartilage (ICRS) and the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (AOSSM), as well as being a reviewer for numerous other journals.