Eric W. Small, MD
Eric Small, MD, FAAP, is a nationally recognized expert in Pediatric/Adolescent Sports Medicine, and is one of only a handful of physicians in the United States with this concentrated specialty. He has private practice locations in New York City and Mt Kisco, New York. His areas of clinical expertise include: sports concussion management, sports injury management, nutritional supplements, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, and stress fracture management.
Dr. Small is the former chairman of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness and serves as a medical consultant to Girl Scouts of America and The Center for Sports Parenting. He has given over 500 lectures over the past 10 years and has appeared on television over 100 times including NBC Weekend Today, CBS The Early Show, ABC News, Fox News, and CNN. He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and is Founder and Director of the Family Sports Medicine & Fitness of New York. His book, “Kids & Sports –A Doctor’s Guide for Parents and Coaches” (Newmarket Press August 2002) covers kids of all abilities and ages, from infants to teens.
As a pediatric sports medicine specialist, he takes care of young athletes who have suffered from a sports injury or want to participate in sports after an injury. Dr. Small performed his pediatric residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in New York, a fellowship in pediatric exercise medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and a Pediatric Sports Medicine Fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital-Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Dr. Small is founder and former Chairperson of the United States Tennis Association/Eastern Section Sports Science Committee. A life-long athlete, he played high school baseball and was a star varsity tennis player at Haverford College. In addition, he has coached children since he was fifteen years old. He has taught and coached his own four young sons. He resides with his wife and sons in Westchester County, New York.
Dr. Small has been named to NYC and Westchester's top sports medicine doctors for the past 4 years.