Our Doctors

T. Sean Lynch, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic SUrgery
Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

(212) 305-5974
(212) 305-4565
Surgical Scheduling & Precertification:
(212) 305-0622
Special Honors
Community Service
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T. Sean Lynch, MD, specializes in the nonoperative and operative treatment of hip and knee disorders in athletes of all levels at ColumbiaDoctors Orthopedics. He is an expert in hip surgery and knee ligament reconstruction with minimally invasive and arthroscopic techniques. His particular clinical interests include injuries of the ACL, knee articular cartilage and the meniscus. He also specializes in labral injuries of the hip and uses advanced arthroscopic techniques to treat this ever-increasing problem.

Dr. Lynch is a past competitve athlete who now serves as a team physician for local sports teams. His goals are to get his patients back to the activities they love with a team-oriented and personalized approach.

A native of Omaha, Nebraska, he received a B.S. in Biology from Georgetown University as well as his Doctor of Medicine degree from Georgetown University  School of Medicine. He was a resident in orthopedic surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago. During his residency, he was active in research as well as medical student and resident education. He was selected for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Alan Levine Scholars in Orthopaedic Graduate Medical Education Scholarship as one of two residents across the country to attend the AAOS Educators Course.

He recently completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. He has been the recipient of the prestigious Herodicus Society North American Traveling Fellowship, working with knee articular cartilage specialist and hip arthroscopists across the United States. He has been actively involved in research throughout his medical career and has published numerous scientific and clinical articles in the area of hip and knee reconstruction.

He is particluarly intersted in clinical outcomes after these procedures and has recently been elected to participate in the AAOS/Orthopedic Research Education Fund (OREF) Orthopedic Research Study (ORS) Clinican Scholar Career Develpment Program. He is committed to providing the highest quality of medical care and seeks the best outcome for his patients.


2000 - 2004
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Georgetown University
Washington, DC

2004 – 2008
Doctor of Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC



2013 –2014
Fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
The Cleveland Clinic,
Cleveland. OH


2009 - 2013
Residency in Orthpedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL


2008 –2009
Internship in General Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Board Certified:

Diplomate of the Board, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Licenses:

New York, New Jersey, Ohio



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