Dr. Kenneth Alleyne

Dr. Kenneth Alleyne

Kenneth Alleyne, MD, is a board-certified, sports medicine orthopedic surgeon practicing in Connecticut and Manhattan.

Kenneth R Alleyne, MD, FAAOS Diplomate, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery is an attending surgeon across multiple hospital systems and has held faculty appointments domestically and internationally. Dr.Alleyne is an attending physician and clinical associate professor at Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Connecticut, Harlem Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital and medical center.

His focus is returning active people of all ages to their activity and lifestyle goals using the latest non-surgical and regenerative medicine and when necessary surgical techniques and technologies. Dr.Alleyne has the privilege of being a medical consultant and treating physician to athletes from the high school to collegiate, professional and Olympic levels of competition. He serves as the team physician and consultant to many local, national, and international athletic organizations.

Dedicated to serving his community, Dr. Alleyne currently serves as Chair of the Connecticut Health Foundation an organization dedicated to reducing healthcare disparities in Connecticut and volunteers his time to treat sports medicine injuries to young athletes in Harlem, New York and for City Squash a New York based non-profit teaching the game of squash and providing academic opportunities to young people in New York.

Additionally, he serves on the boards of the University of Connecticut Health Center, the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation (NY) and Student Achievement Through Opportunity, an organization raising resources for academic and arts enrichment for low income students. Since 2019 he has served on the board of the Connecticut Public Television and Radio an NPR affiliate. Dr Alleyne is a graduate of Williams College and completed his medical training at Wake Forest University.

Residency training was undertaken at Howard University Hospital and he subsequently completed a fellowship in sports medicine , knee and shoulder surgery at Yale University as well as tissue engineering at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. He is an avid skier, jazz enthusiast, cyclist and gadget collector. He lives between Manhattan and Connecticut with his wife Shaun Biggers, MD a gynecologist at Cornell University and their two children.

LANGUAGES:
Conversant in Spanish

SOCIAL:
Hartford Club, CORE: Club (New York), University Club (New York)

INTERESTS:
Sailing, Cycling, Skiing, Audiophile Audio, Jazz and Visual Arts

 

LICENSURE:

  • Connecticut, New York

BOARD STATUS:

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

EDUCATION:

  • 7/1999-7/2000 – Fellowship, Sports Medicine Knee and Shoulder Surgery. Yale University
  • 7/1995 -7/1999 – Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery HU/GWU Division of Orthopaedic Surgery Washington, District of Columbia
  • 7/1994-7/1995 – Intern, General Surgery, Washington Hospital Center
  • 9/1989- 6/1994 – Doctor of Medicine Wake Forest University Schoolof Medicine Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 9/1984- 6/1988 – Bachelor of Arts, WilliamsCollege Williamstown,Massachusetts

Research & Academic Experience

  •  Absorbable polyL-lactide (PLLA) 3D, braided matrix capable of supporting the growth and phenotypic expression of collagen cells when seeded in vitro University of Connecticut 2011 (Sponsored: Soft Tissue Regeneration)
  • Cryosurgery in the Treatment of Giant Cell Tumor of Bone: A Multi- Institutional Study of 102 Cases with a Follow-Up Period of 4-15 Years. Martin M. Malawer, MD, Jacob Bickels, MD, Isaac Meller, MD, Barry Shmookler, MD, Yehuda Kollender, MD, Kenneth R. Alleyne, MD
  • The Use of Novel Biocompatible Biopolymers in the Healing of Non-Union Fracture in a Rat Tibia Model. Cato T. Laurencin MD, Mohamad Moamee MD, Kenneth R. Alleyne, MD. Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology Research Forum 1994
  • Osteoblast-like cell (MC3T31) proliferation on bioerodible polymers:an approach towards the development of a bone- bioerodible polymer composite material. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Published Laurencin, Elgendy 1993
  • The Use of 3-D PLAGA Polymer with Bone Morphogenic Protein In Healing of Non-Union Fracture. Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin. 1993
  • The Use of Portable X-Ray Fluoroscopy in the Sports Medicine Setting for the Early Rule Out of Fracture 1991. The Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University- Dr. Walton W. Curl
  • Isolation and Cloning of the Oxysterol Binding Protein Utilizing the Polymerase Chain Reaction 1992. The Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University. Dr. Paul Dawson

Work Experience

  • 12/2012-Present: New York Sports and Spine Associates
  • 6/2009-Present: HartHaven Capital Partners
  • 1/2012-1/2014 CMO, VirtualHealth
  • 12/2004- Present: Eastern Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
  • 9/2002-10/2004 Stanley Liebowtiz, MD PC New York
  • 9/2000-7/2002: Orthopaedic Surgeon/Director Sports Medicine, Advanced Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Connecticut
  • 7/1999-7/2000: Fellow, Sports Medicine Yale University School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 7/1994-7/1999: Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery Howard University Hospital
  • 3/1993-11/1995: CEO/Founder, Morphogen Pharmaceuticals
  • 7/1992-7/1994: Biochemistry Tutor Wake Forest
  • 6/1987: Corporate Finance Intern, Bank of New York
  • 9/1987-6/1988: TA Williams College Department of Biology
  • 9/1985-6/1988 Athletic Trainer Williams College
  • 6/2018-Present, Board of Directors Louis Armstrong Education Foundation
  • 2/2017-Present Chair, Hartford City Ballet
  • 9/2014-Present Chair, Connecticut Health Foundation
  • 9/2016-Present Board of Directors, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • 6/2014 Commencement Speaker, Covenant Preparatory School
  • 9/2014-Present Chair Fundraising, Williams Black Alumni Network
  • 8/2011-Present: Founder: Student Achievement Through Opportunity
  • 9/2010-9/2014: Board of Directors, University of Connecticut Foundation
  • 8/2009-8/2017: Board Member, Summer Executive Workshop of Martha’s Vineyard

2008- 2014: Corporator, Rockville Savings Bank

  • 6/2008- 6/2013: Commissioner, Connecticut Commission on Health Equity
  • 9/2004- 8/2008: Board of Directors, Jazz Reach Inc New York
  • 7/2007-7 2011: Associate Team Physician USA Cycling
  • 5/2008- Present Williams College Admissions Volunteer
  • 3/1999- 6/2000: Team Physician, Yale Athletics
  • 6/2001-6/2009: Trustee, Kingswood-Oxford School West Hartford, Connecticut
  • 2/1997-8/1999: Science Mentor, iMentor
  • 7/1999: Meyerhoff Mentor of the Year, University of Maryland
  • 9/1996-6/1998: Team Doctor Dunbar High School
  • 7/1993-7/1994: Executive Committee, Liaison Committee on Medical Education
  • 1992-1994: Williams College, Assistant Class Agent
  • 7/1991-7/1993: Member, Board of Directors (Corporate Affairs) SNMA
  • 6/1990-6/1991: President, Wake Forest Chapter SNMA
  • 6/1992: Delegate, Student Section American Medical Association
  • 9/1991-6/1994: Founder/Director Winston-Salem Urban League Mentor Program
  • 9/1986-6/1988: Peer Health Counselor, Williams College
  • 9/1987-6/1988: Fund Raiser, Berkshire Food Project
  • 9/1986-6/1987: Vice President, Dodd Housing Complex, Williams College
  • 1985-1988: Athletic Trainer, Williams College Sports
  • 9/1984-6/1988:Varsity Indoor/Outdoor Track and Field
  • 9/1985-5/1987: Williams College Rugby Football Team
  • How covid-19 is a perfect storm for black Americans Opinion Washington Post April 26, 2020
  • Galloway Mark G, Alleyne Kenneth R; The Management of Osteochondral Injuries in the Knee: Clinics in Sports Medicine, April 2003
  • Grant RE, Banks WJ Jr, Alleyne KR. A survey of the ethnic and racial distribution in orthopedic residency programs in the United States. J Natl Med Assoc. 1999;91:509–512
  • Thompson, Terry L. MD, Alleyne, Kenneth R. Arthroscopic Management of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Retrospective Study and Review of Current Literature . Howard University Research Forum 1997
  • Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy In The Recreational Athlete : A Long- Term Functional Outcome Study (Abs/Poster) Dinesh Patel MD, Cato T Laurencin MD, Kenneth R Alleyne MD, Darryl Willoughby MD. Proceedings of the 1996 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Harvard University 1994
  • Laurencin, C.T, Attawia, M.A, Alleyne, KA 3-Dimensional Polymeric Matrices as Osteoconductive Surfaces, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology Research Day 1996
  • Laurencin, C.T, Attawia, M.A, Alleyne, KA The Use of Novel Biocompatible Biopolymers in the Healing of Non-Union Fracture in a Rat Tibia Model, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology Research Forum, 1993
  • 2020: Providing Medical Support for the African American Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic Merck October 3, 2020
  • 2020: “The Black and Brown Essential Worker in the Time of COVID-19: How Systemic Economic and Health Racism Fueled Differential Outcomes during a Pandemic” Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health NIOSH Education and Research Center Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program and the Center for Work, Health and Wellbeing
  • 2018: “The Shoulder Owners Guide”: Guide to Management of Tendon and other injuries of the shoulder for the Primary Care Physician
  • 2017: “Oh My Aching Knee”: Management of Arthritis in the Middle Aged Knee
  • 5/2015: “The Role of a Plyometrics Program in ACL Tear Prevention”
  • 6/2011: “Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair in the Baby Boomer” (AORN)
  • Anatomic ACL Reconstruction with Novel Arthroscopic “All Inside” Implant: A Biomechanical Study Grand Rounds Yale University 7/2009
  • 3/2008: “A New Knee for Women”-ECHN Lecture Series
  • 7/2007: “An Update on the Management of Problems of the Shoulder and Knee” ECHN Lectures Series
  • 9/2006: “What’s New in the Management of Knee and Shoulder Injuries” Eastern Connecticut Health Network Community Lecture Series
  • 3/2006: “Update on Management of Articular Cartilage Injuries in the Knee.” Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
  • 7/2005 “Selection of an Electronic Medical Record Software Package: Who’s In Charge- You or Your Laptop?” Hartford Medical Society
  • 9/2003 “Handheld Computers in Medicine” Hartford Medical Society
  • 1/2002 “Cox II Inhibitors: Their Clinical Role and Considerations in Orthopaedic Practice”; Eastern Connecticut Health Network Physicians Forum
  • 3/2001: “Knee Injuries in Workers Compensation Claims”, The Hartford Financial Group
  • 2/2000:The Use and Design of a Low-Bandwith Telemedicine Application in Orthopaedics. Grand Rounds Yale University May 2000.
  • 6/1998: Cryosurgery in the Treatment of Giant Cell Tumor of Bone: A Multi- Institutional Study of 102 Cases with a Follow-Up Period of 4-15 Years . 103rd Scientific Assembly of the National Medical Association Section on Orthopaedic Surgery 1998
  • 4/1998: Biotechnology Investment: The role of the scientist/entrepreneur in translating vision to value: Williams
    Club Washington, DC 1998
  • Articular Cartilage: Biochemistry and Pathophysiology of Osteoarthritis. Grand Rounds NIH Washington September 1997
    • Reparative Processes of Connective Tissues. Grand Rounds Georgetown University Hospital Division of Orthopaedic Surgery. May 1996
  • Long-Term Follow-Up of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy in the Recreational Athlete. 98th Scientific Assembly of the National Medical Association 8/1993
  • Market Analysis in Health Care/Biotechnology: Implications for Portfolio Management, Wharton School of Business Finance Club 6/1996
  • Start-Ups in Biotechnology: Whitney M. Young Conference, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania 2/1995
  • Critiques and Criticisms of the Presidents Health Care Plan. Address to the National Medical Association 10/1993

• Absorbable polyL-lactide (PLLA) 3D, braided matrix capable of supporting the growth and phenotypic expression of collagen cells when seeded in vitro University of Connecticut 2011 (Sponsored: Soft Tissue Regeneration)
• Cryosurgery in the Treatment of Giant Cell Tumor of Bone: A Multi- Institutional Study of 102 Cases with a Follow-Up Period of 4-15 Years. Martin M. Malawer, MD, Jacob Bickels, MD, Isaac Meller, MD, Barry Shmookler, MD, Yehuda Kollender, MD, Kenneth R. Alleyne, MD
• The Use of Novel Biocompatible Biopolymers in the Healing of Non-Union Fracture in a Rat Tibia Model. Cato T. Laurencin MD, Mohamad Moamee MD, Kenneth R. Alleyne, MD. Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology Research Forum 1994
• Osteoblast-like cell (MC3T31) proliferation on bioerodible polymers:an approach towards the development of a bone- bioerodible polymer composite material. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Published Laurencin, Elgendy 1993
• The Use of 3-D PLAGA Polymer with Bone Morphogenic Protein In Healing of Non-Union Fracture. Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin. 1993
• The Use of Portable X-Ray Fluoroscopy in the Sports Medicine Setting for the Early Rule Out of Fracture 1991. The Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University- Dr. Walton
W. Curl
• Isolation and Cloning of the Oxysterol Binding Protein Utilizing the Polymerase Chain Reaction 1992. The Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University. Dr. Paul Dawson

• Arthroscopy Association of North America
• Eastern Orthopaedic Association
• American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
• American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Fellow)
• United States Boxing Association
• United States Track and Field Association
• Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
• United States Sailing Association
• United States Cycling

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