Jennifer Soo Hoo, MD

Dr. Jennifer Soo Hoo is an Assistant Professor in Weill Cornell Medicine’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She serves as Medical Director for the Adult Sports Medicine Service. She also serves as Fellowship Director of the New York Presbyterian Sports Fellowship Program as well as Assistant Residency Program Director of NYP PM&R Residency Program. She is a dual board-certified physician in Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She specializes in providing comprehensive non-operative sports and musculoskeletal care for patients of all levels of activity. Her clinical expertise includes using modern image-guided procedures including musculoskeletal ultrasound to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries. She is skilled in cutting edge orthobiologic procedures such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and modalities such as ESWT (shockwave therapy) to help improve patient's pain and restore function. Dr. Soo Hoo is currently a U.S Soccer Network Physician and works with the US Soccer U-20 women’s team and the 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. Her research interests include musculoskeletal ultrasound, shockwave therapy, and injury prevention. She also enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and fellows. 

Dr. Soo Hoo attended Case Western Reserve University’s 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 for several years, which represents the top New York doctors in more than 30 specialties that have been fully licensed for 10 years or less. 


Sports Medicine
Musculoskeletal/Joint Pain
Regenerative Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Adaptive Sports Medicine
Adolescent Sports Injuries
Ankle Injury
Autologous Blood Injection
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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
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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