• HSS patients from the last 5 years

Patient Testimonials

Why choose Hospital for Special Surgery for care?
Read what patients are saying about us.


Alice Rosen,
Centerport, New York  ankle surgery
Although my surgery may be considered minor by some, neither did Dr. Elliott or the HSS staff treat me with any less care or attention. The pride which everyone takes is palpable. Dr. Elliott came to see me prior to surgery and after. He wanted to make sure that I was ok and well enough to return home. The nurses were attentive to my needs and cared about me unconditionally. The security guard who welcomed us into the hospital at 6am wished me luck and smiled as I left in the afternoon. Surgery is an event to be avoided at all costs, but when it's necessary, it's comforting to know that the hospital and doctor one chooses unconditionally cares about its patients.

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Chris Pates, spine surgery
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