Steven B. Haas, MD

Dr. Steven B. Haas, MD, MPH, received his education and training at the University of Rochester, Cornell, and Harvard. He is Chief of the Knee Service at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Haas speaks nationally and internationally on knee and hip topics, and has more than 50 publications in the orthopedic literature.

Dr. Haas developed a ground breaking surgical technique and instrumentation for performing Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement for which he was awarded a US Patent in September 2009. He has been featured as a developer and expert on Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement on WNBC News and NY1 News, and in Runner magazine, the New York Daily News, and the Cleveland Clinic Newsletter. In June of 2009, Dr. Haas performed a Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery that was broadcast live via webcast and also covered by WCBS News via their Twitter feed.

In July of 2007, Dr. Haas and his Minimally Invasive Knee Replacements were featured in a U.S.News & World Report Photo Essay “To Build a Knee.” In October, 2007, CBS News with Katie Couric featured a segment focusing on Dr. Haas that discussed High Performance Knee Replacement. Additionally, Dr. Haas has appeared on WABC News and in U.S.News & World Report as an expert on Gender Knee Replacement. Dr. Haas holds three United States patents for orthopedic devices that he co-developed with Hospital for Special Surgery.


Chief of Knee Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
John N. Insall Chair, Knee Surgery
Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College



Hip, Knee


2010 Healthnetwork Service Excellence Award
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Phi Beta Kappa
Alpha Omega Alpha, National Honor Medical Society
Magna Cum Laude
Lewis Clark Wagner Research Award for Best Research Paper by a Resident, 1989
University Scholar in Medicine-Granted Early Admission to Medical School Through the University's "Rochester Plan" Program


Knee Society
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Insurances Accepted

Affinity Access
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass
If Dr. Haas does not participate with your particular insurance plan, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.


MD & MPH, University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York


Hospital for Special Surgery, Knee Service, New York


Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

State Licensure

New York

Steven B. Haas, MD has contributed to the following articles on

Selected Publications

Haas, S. B.; Lehman, A; Manitta, M; Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement Through A Mini Mid Vastus Approach. In Tria, F; Berger, R; MIS Techniques in Orthopedics. Springer-Verlag, New York( In press)

Haas, S. B.; Lehman, A; Cook, S: Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement. Bellemans, J; Reis, M. D; Victor, J: . Springer, New York (In press)

Haas, S. B,: Effects of Epidural Anesthesia on Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism Following Joint Replacement. Orthopaedics, 12:18-20, July, 1994

Mont MA, Haas S, Tarun M, Hungerford; Total Knee Athroplasty for Patellofemoral Arthritis. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2002; 84(11): November, 2002

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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Dr. Steven Haas, Chief of Knee Service

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1852
Fax: 212.288.1572

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

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