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Andrew Stewart, MD

Sports Medicine
Clinical Interests

Knee & Shoulder Sports Injuries, ACL Reconstruction, Rotator Cuff Repair, Meniscus Repair, Shoulder Stabilization, Cartilage Restoration

Located In

Rhinebeck, Kingston


Dr. Stewart is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, with a focus on shoulder and knee injuries. A graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, he completed an orthopedic residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, and a fellowship in Sports Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Stewart is currently the official team doctor for Teton Gravity Research, an outdoor adventure company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. In the past he has participated in caring for the New York Yankees, Reál Salt Lake (Major League Soccer), Olympic-level winter athletes, and Columbia University Athletics.

Dr. Stewart is proficient in minimally invasive procedures for shoulder and knee injuries, including ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, meniscus repair, shoulder stabilization, and cartilage restoration procedures. He treats pediatric and adult patients with athletic and non-athletic injuries.

  • Commercial Plans
  • Managed Medicare
Anthem / BCBS (Non-NY)
  • Cards with the “PPO” inside the suitcase logo
  • Commercial, CHP, Exchange, Medicare HMO & PPO
Cigna / Great West
  • Commercial CT, MetroNY
  • Cigna MetroNY
  • Commercial (including Exchange)
  • Managed Medicare
  • GHI: CBP, National, Tristate; Bridge, Network Access, Medicare Choice PPO
  • HIP: Prime, Premium, Select Care, Bridge, Medicare VIP Prime/Bold/Reserve
  • With Connecticare: HMO/PPO/POS and Medicare Choice / Passage
Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Commercial and Exchange (except for connection and connection exchange)
  • Managed Medicare
  • Medicare, Medicaid, CHP, Exchange, Essential

  • Exchange, Individual, Essential Plans
New York Medicare

New York State Health Insurance Program
  • Empire Plan
New York State Workers Compensation

No Fault

TriCare East- Humana Military

United Healthcare
  • Commercial Charter, Choice, Core, Navigate, Nexus, PPO, Select and Doctors plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Managed Medicare
United Healthcare Oxford
  • Oxford Commercial Liberty, Oxford Freedom, Oxford Metro Plan

Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County (OADC) accepts most major insurance plans. Please see the list of accepted insurance plans below and confirm that OADC participates with your plan prior to scheduling an appointment. If you have additional questions, please call our offices at (844) 982-0241 and our team will be happy to provide additional information.


Fellowship in Sports Medicine: Advantage Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Gresham, OR

Medical School

New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY


Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY


Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery: Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certification

Hospital Affiliations
  • Health Alliance of Hudson Valley Mary’s Avenue
  • Mid Hudson Regional Medical Center
  • Northern Dutchess Hospital
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2023-Present
  • Rosamond Kane, M.D. Pediatric Orthopaedic Resident Award, New York Orthopaedic Hospital, 2004
  • First Annual House Staff Physician of the Year Award, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, 2001
  • Nominee, Arnold P. Gold Resident Teaching Award, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, 2000
  • Simon Rifkind Research Fellowship, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,1996
  • Merksamer Scholarship, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,1995-1999
  • Mercury Scholarship, Colgate University, 1990
  • Dean’s Award, Colgate University, 1989-1990

  • Ahmad CS, Stewart AM, Izquierdo R, Bigliani LU. Tendon-bone interface motion in transosseous suture and suture anchor rotator cuff repair techniques. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2005; 33:1667-71.
  • Stewart AM, Paulos LE. Biosteon cross-pin femoral fixation and tibial interference screw fixation for hamstring ACL reconstruction. Techniques in Orthopaedics 2005; 20:254-260.
  • Paulos LE, Stewart AM. Tibial fixation for hamstring anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Techniques in Orthopaedics 2005; 20:303-305.
  • Stewart AM, Ahmad CS. Failure of acromioclavicular reconstruction using Gore-Tex graft due to aseptic foreign body reaction and clavicle osteolysis. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2004; 13:558-561.
  • Stewart AM, Lervick GN, Levine WN. Techniques for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in athletes. Current Opinion in Orthopaedics 2002; 13:298-303.
  • Hirano M, Cleary JM, Stewart AM, Lincoff NS, Odel JG, Santiesteban R, Santiago Luis R. Mitochondrial DNA mutations in an outbreak of optic neuropathy in Cuba. Neurology 1994; 44:843-45.
  • Stewart AM. Athletic injuries of the knee. Northern Dutchess Hospital Sports Injury Conference, Rhinebeck, NY. May 29, 2007.
  • Stewart AM. Orthopedic trauma in the pediatric patient. St. Francis Hospital Regional Trauma Conference, Poughkeepsie, NY. November 5, 2005.
  • Paulos LE, Stewart AM. Effects of sterilization techniques other than irradiation on soft tissue grafts. Soft Tissue Allografts in Orthopaedics: Science and Application, AOSSM Conference, Atlanta, GA. January 15, 2005.
  • Ahmad CS, Stewart AM, Bigliani LU. Tendon-bone interface motion in transosseous suture and suture anchor rotator cuff repair techniques. AOSSM 2004 Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. June 24, 2004.
  • Stewart AM, Izquierdo R, Bigliani LU, Ahmad CS. Tendon-bone interface motion in transosseous suture and suture anchor rotator cuff repair techniques. OREF New York Metropolitan Area Resident Research Competition & Symposium. May 9, 2003.
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