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Jennifer Soo Hoo, MD

Dr. Jennifer Soo Hoo is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is a dual board-certified physician in Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She specializes in providing comprehensive non-operative Sports Medicine and musculoskeletal medicine care for patients of all levels of activity. She uses modern image-guided procedures to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and spine injuries including musculoskeletal ultrasound and fluoroscopy. She has also been trained in regenerative medicine procedures, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. Dr. Soo Hoo is currently a U.S Soccer Network Physician and works with US Soccer youth women’s national teams and US Paralympic Soccer team.


Dr. Soo Hoo’s goal is to listen to and assess each patient thoroughly and create an individualized, patient-centered treatment plan. She also believes that incorporating both personal experiences as well as the most up to date, evidence-based research findings into patient education are key to each patient’s success. She uses her personal experience as a former collegiate soccer player as well as prior experiences as a team physician for collegiate and professional sports teams to better understand and guide her patients. She enjoys taking care of all musculoskeletal injuries, with a special interest in soccer injuries, running injuries, and injuries sustained from HIIT classes. Her research interests include musculoskeletal ultrasound and injury prevention. She also enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and fellows.

Dr. Soo Hoo attended Case Western Reserve University’s combined seven-year undergraduate and medical school program. She subsequently completed her residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Washington, where she also served as Chief Resident and won the Outstanding Resident Research Award. She went on to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center/Shirley Ryan Ability Lab (formerly known as the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), where she won the Sarah Baskin Award for Best Fellow Research. 

Dr. Soo Hoo was born and raised in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey and enjoys playing/watching soccer, traveling, hiking, and razor clamming.

Dr. Soo Hoo has been named the Willibald Nagler Clinical Scholar in Rehabilitation Medicine by Dean Augustine Choi. 

Dr. Soo Hoo has been honored as Super Doctors New York Rising Star, which represents the top New York doctors in more than 30 specialties that have been fully licensed for 10 years or less. 

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Sports Medicine
Musculoskeletal/Joint Pain
Regenerative Medicine
Back/Spine Pain

Clinical Expertise

Adaptive Sports Medicine
Adolescent Sports Injuries
Ankle Injury
Autologous Blood Injection
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Disorders
Compression Fracture
Degenerative Spinal Disorder
Discogenic Pain
Elbow Problem
Epidural and Facet steroid injection (lumbar)
Exercise Physiology
Female Athlete Triad
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Golfer's Elbow
Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
Hand and Wrist Problems
Hip Pain
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Injury Prevention
Joint Pain
Joint Injections
Kinetic Chain Approach
Knee Injuries
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Disorders
Muscle Injury
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Musculoskeletal Disorder
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Neck Pain
Nerve Root Compression
Non-Surgical Approach to Back Pain
Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
Patellar Tendinitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Peripheral Nerve Injury
Plantar Fascitis
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Repetitive Stress Injury
Rotator Cuff Injury
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Scapular Dyskinesis
Shin Splints
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Pain and Injury
Shoulder Tendinitis
Soft Tissue Injury
Spine Rehabilitation
Spinal Stenosis
Sports Injury and Rehabilitation
Sprain - Ligaments
Strain - Muscles
Stress Fractures
Tear of Meniscus of Knee
Tennis Elbow
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injections
Ultrasound Guided Injection

Board Certifications

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine


MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington
Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center/Shirley Ryan Abilitylab


Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine


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