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Dr. Asnis specializes in knee and shoulder sports injuries. He sees patients of all ages, from adolescents to adults, and he helps them work toward their desired performance level.
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Dr. Peter Asnis earned his undergraduate degree cum laude in biology at Harvard College and his MD from Cornell University Medical School with Honors in Research. After finishing a general surgery internship at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Asnis completed his orthopaedic residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York where he was awarded the Jean C. McDaniel Resident Teaching and Leadership Award. Dr. Asnis completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Mass General, and following his fellowship, he joined the MGH staff.
Dr. Asnis is the Head Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Boston Red Sox, Head Team Physician for the Boston Bruins and is a Team Physician for the New England Patriots.
Dr. Asnis is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as a Member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He is a member of the Team Physician Societies for the NFL, NHL and MLB. And Dr. Asnis serves as Chief of the Mass General Sports Medicine Service.
In the News:
Bruins Issue Update On Anders Bjork, nhl.com, 02.22.18Jackie Bradley Jr. injury update, masslive.com, 04.09.17Red Sox OF Mookie Betts undergoes right knee surgery, espn.com, 11.11.2016Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel gets surgery to fix torn cartilage, espn.com, 07.11.16PawSox 1B Travis working hard to return to field, Pawtucket Times, 07.08.16
Dr. Asnis' research interests are focused on the knee and shoulder, particularly on how to optimize treatment for active patients who have suffered sports-related injuries.
Dr. Asnis collaborates with the Orthopaedic Bioengineering Lab at MGH in many of his research projects. Some of his most recent publications have focused on anatomic and radiographic studies of pathologies of the hip and knee.
PACKING THEIR SOX: From department to department, coast to coast, and sea to sea, MGHers celebrated the Boston Red Sox World Series win.
Dr. Peter Asnis, Chief of the Sports Medicine Center, operated on Bruins player Anders Bjork.
Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. headed back to Boston to have knee examined by Dr. Peter Asnis.
Red Sox player, Sam Travis, feeling strong after ACL surgery in 2016 by Dr. Peter Asnis at Mass General.
Dustin Pedroia says he's completely healed from knee surgery, which was performed by Dr. Peter Asnis of Mass General.
Dr. Peter Asnis, Dr. Nicolas Skordas and Dr. Mark Price, of the Sports Medicine Service, pose with the Superbowl LI trophy after the New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons on February 5.
In an effort to advance the field of ACL care, a team of nearly 30 experts from several MGH departments – including Orthopedics, Physical Therapy and Radiology – has come together to form the newly developed ACL Research Group.
Matthew Provencher, MD, chief of the MGH Sports Medicine Service and medical director and head team physician for the New England Patriots and Peter Asnis, MD, of Orthopædic Surgery and team physician for the Patriots pose with quarterback Tom Brady after the Patriots Super Bowl victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 1.
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