Edwin P. Su, MD


Dr. Edwin P. Su has a particular interest in using new technology to achieve best results for young, active patients with hip and knee arthritis, offering both non-surgical and surgical treatments. Dr. Su is one of the leading hip resurfacing surgeons in the United States, having been involved in the clinical trials of this bone-preserving technique. He strives to match each patientís treatment to their specific needs. During his fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Su trained in all the latest techniques of hip and knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, joint reconstruction, and revision hip and knee replacement.

Dr. Su graduated from Harvard University, Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors in Biology, and Cornell University Medical College, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha society. During his residency training at HSS, Dr. Su received the Jean McDaniel Award in recognition of his commitment to patient care and teaching.

Appointments

Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Subspecialty

Hip
Knee
Surgical Arthritis

Special Expertise

Treatment of hip and knee arthritis in young, active patients
Mini-incision total hip replacement
Minimally invasive total knee replacement
Surface replacement of the hip
Revision hip and knee replacement surgery
Partial knee replacement

Awards

Jean C. McDaniel Award for Graduating Orthopaedic Resident
Alpha Omega Alpha, Cornell Medical College
T. Campbell Thompson Award in Orthopaedic Surgery, Cornell Medical College
Clarence Coryell Award in Surgery, Cornell Medical College
Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors in Biology, Harvard University

Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Candidate Member

Specialized Centers

Education

BA, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
MD, Cornell Medical College, New York, New York

Internship

New York Presbyterian Hospital, General Surgery, New York

Residency

Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York

Fellowship

Hospital for Special Surgery, Adult Reconstruction, New York

Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

State Licensure

New York

Edwin P. Su, MD has contributed to the following articles on HSS.edu:

Selected Publications

Amstutz HC, Su EP, Le Duff MJ. Surface arthroplasty in young patients with hip arthritis secondary to childhood disorders. Orthop Clin North Am. 2005 Apr;36(2):223-30

Su EP, Mahoney CR, Adler RS, Padgett DE, Pellicci PM. Integrity of repaired posterior structures after THA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Jun;447:43-7

Su EP, Kahn B, and Figgie MP. Total Ankle Replacement in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Jul;(424):32-8

Su EP, Rana A, Kapoor K, Westrich G, and DL Helfet. Operative management of Tibial Plateau Fractures in Patients over 55 years of age. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Apr;(421):240-8

Su EP and PM Pellicci. Constrained Sockets in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Mar;(420):122-9

Bottner F, Zawadsky M, Su EP, Bostrom MP, Sculco TP, and L Ryd. The Influence of Weightbearing upon Stem Micromotion in Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty.  Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Jul;(436):132-7

Heyworth BE, Su EP, Figgie MP, Acharya SS, and Sculco TP. Orthopaedic Management of Hemophilia.  Am J Orthop. 2005 Oct;34(10):479-86

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

^ Back to Top
Dr. Edwin Su, Hip, Knee, and Surgical Arthritis Specialist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Center for Hip Preservation
Hospital for Special Surgery
541 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1128
Fax: 212.606.1138

Mailing Address

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

Patient Testimonials: