Jennifer Soo Hoo, M.D.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Jennifer Soo Hoo, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

I believe that the foundation for a patient’s successful treatment at any activity level includes a thorough individualized evaluation of each patient’s body biomechanics and goals, discussion of evidence-based research related to their condition, and empowering each patient to become educated about their condition and take an active role in their treatment.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Sports Medicine


  • Adolescent Sports Injuries
  • Ankle Injury
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Problem
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Hamstring Tendonitis/Injury
  • Hand and Wrist Problems
  • Hip Pain
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Education About Injury Prevention
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Injections
  • Knee Injuries
  • Muscle Injury
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Overuse Injuries (Athletes)
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Dyskinesis
  • Shin Splints
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Soft Tissue Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tear of Meniscus of Knee
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendinopathy
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Ultrasound Guided Injection


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 as well as Associate Fellowship Director of the New York Presbyterian Sports Fellowship 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 expertise includes using modern image-guided procedures including musculoskeletal ultrasound to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries as well as regenerative medicine procedures, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections and ESWT (shockwave therapy). 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 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, which represents the top New York doctors in more than 30 specialties that have been fully licensed for 10 years or less.  



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Sports Medicine)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Wilibald Nagler Clinical Scholar in Rehabilitation Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2013
  • B.A., Case Western Reserve University, 2010


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WorldWide Medical

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