Dr. Sutton is a board certified sports medicine surgeon with expertise in arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee and hip. She is an Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and a member of the Sports Medicine Institute and Women’s Sports Medicine Center at HSS. She is also Chief Medical Officer for World Lacrosse and Team Physician for US Ski & Snowboard. She has an amazing passion for fitness and practices what she preaches in the holistic approach to the athlete. We discuss unique challenges in treating female athletes.
Other topics include:
-Treating the whole athlete as Chief Medical Officer for World Lacrosse. Providing support such as strength and conditioning, nutritional and mental support to get athletes through injuries.
-She’s a fitness fanatic. Her life message is about movement, getting outside and inspiring others to keep moving.
-She is on the AAOS Diversity Advisory Board whose goal is to create more opportunities for a diverse orthopedic group and recently joined the Board of Directors for AAOS. We hear her story on her introduction into this role on the Board.
Find out more about Dr. Karen Sutton here.
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