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Julian J. Sonnenfeld, M.D.

"By utilizing my specialized training and advanced technical skills, I am dedicated to treating my patients’ injuries and discussing all potential treatment options available "
About Dr. Sonnenfeld

Julian J. Sonnenfeld, M.D., is a fellowship-trained orthopedic sports medicine surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder and elbow in adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Sonnenfeld is a former athlete who competed at the national level in baseball. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, where he was awarded the Ira Wolfe Award for Excellence in Sports Medicine Research. Following residency, Dr. Sonnenfeld completed a fellowship in sports medicine, shoulder and elbow surgery at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC. While there, he served as a team physician for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, MiLB Charlotte Knights and Davidson College.

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Hospital Affiliations
  • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, Valley Stream, NY
  • Syosset Hospital, Syosset, NY
  • Huntington Hospital, Huntington, NY
  • Plainview Hospital, Plainview, NY

Professional Affiliations
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • Society of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES)
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

Licensures & Certifications
  • New York State Medical License
  • North Carolina Medical License

Medical Education
  • M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2015

Internships
  • Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY, 2016

Residency
  • Orthopedic Surgery, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY, 2020

Fellowships
  • Sports Medicine and Shoulder/Elbow Surgery, OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, NC, 2021