Meet Dr. Powell

Doctor Powell Orthopedics Sports Medicine – Dr. Powell attended Columbia College where he was one of the founding members of the rock and roll band, Sha Na Na. He performed with the group at the Woodstock Festival, Fillmore East and West, in Europe and Japan, on the syndicated television series, Sha Na Na, and in the movies Woodstock, Grease and Caddyshack. He left the band in 1980 and returned to Columbia to pursue a career in medicine.


Dr. Powell attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, completed Internship at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital and Residency in Orthopedics at Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. He completed his Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles. Dr. Powell is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.


In addition to a busy practice in Sports Medicine, Dr. Powell is active in the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He has served on the Education Committee, the Fellowship Committee, and the Program Committee and has served on the Board of Directors from 2009-2012. He is active in the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, having served on the Technology Committee and the Council of Delegates.


Dr. Powell Videos

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A short video overview of
Dr. Powell’s history.

Dr. Powell featured on “The Doctors” TV series.

Bill Murray & David Letterman with Dr. Powell