Thomas Youm MD FACS - Director of Hip Arthroscopy at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases - Hip Arthroscopy

During the current Coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Youm is happy to offer telemedicine visits with audio and video for established patients. For established patients, please email with your name, date of birth, email and cell phone number and someone will reach out to you to schedule a virtual visit. Telemedicine visits may also be available for new patients, please send an email to for more information. Thank you, and stay well.


Conditions Treated

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Hip arthroscopy is performed under regional or general anesthesia depending on you and your surgeon’s preference.

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Your doctor may advise you to take certain precautions to promote faster recovery and prevent further complications.

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MeetThomas Youm, MD

Director of Hip Arthroscopy at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Thomas Youm is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of athletic injuries & performs Arthroscopic & Reconstructive Surgery of the Shoulder, Knee, & Hip.

  • Newyork Best Doctor
  • The New York Times Magazine - Super Doctors
  • Castle Connolly - Top Doctors

Patient Testimonials

I had hip arthroscopy surgery by Dr. Youm to fix a torn labrum, on both the right and left hip. Having the surgeries helped improve my physical performance when working out and playing sports and drastically reduced the amount of pain I was experiencing.

B Spivey

Media/In The News

Dr. Youm was featured on Doctor Radio on Sirius XM on 4/19/17. He gave his expert discussion on hip injuries and treatment in the athlete.

Dr. Youm was featured in the New York Times as a Top Orthopaedic Specialist by Castle Connolly on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Dr. Youm presented a talk on the Young Adult Hip on October 8, 2016 at the Transatlantic Orthopaedic Congress in New York City.

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • The Arthroscopy Association of North America