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Sports Medicine
General Orthopaedics



Andrew C. Gerdeman, M.D., is a fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist, with an emphasis on advanced arthroscopic techniques of the shoulder and knee. His expertise includes arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic stabilization for shoulder dislocations, and arthroscopic labral repair (SLAP repair). He also specializes in the treatment of patella dislocations, meniscus repair, cartilage restoration procedures, and complex multiple ligament reconstructions of the knee.

Dr. Gerdeman enjoys the special relationships he develops with patients and athletes: “I love what I do, and I treat all my patients as I would treat my own family.” He serves as team physician at Skidmore College as well as several high schools in the Capital Region.

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology: University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
  • Graduate Studies in Neuroscience: University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Skidmore College Thoroughbreds
  • The College of Saint Rose Football
  • The local experts at The Bone & Joint Center, a leading orthopedic practice in the region, have observed a significant uptick in injuries correlating with the surging popularity of pickleball. This trend mirrors recent findings from insurance carriers and analysts, indicating a parallel increase in pickleball-related injuries on a national scale. In response to the growing concern, the practice's experts have formulated comprehensive guidelines aimed at promoting safety and injury prevention among pickleball enthusiasts.

  • “Dr. Gerdeman has a wonderful bedside manner. He makes you feel comfortable and explains things well. After many years of having a phobia and avoiding doctors, I highly recommend him.”
    – Renee W.
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  • “Dr. Gerdeman was very nice terrific at explaining what was going on in completely understandable terms. He anticipated how upset I’d be over a broken bone and was very calm and soothing.”
    – Carol O.
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  • “Doctor Gerdeman was very thorough and was not rushing to get to the next patient. He explained the injury, treatment options, and surgical procedure in detail. Felt very confident deciding to elect surgery after being so well informed.”
    – Michael D.
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