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Patient Testimonials

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


Lynn Romano, Red Hook, NY bilateral knee replacements
I could not have been in a better facility. From start to finish, Dr. Friedrich Boettner and his staff could not have been more compassionate, professional and caring. As a registered nurse, I knew where I wanted to be treated for my bilateral knee replacements and traveling 100 miles from my home in Red Hook was worth it. I recommend HSS to my colleagues and as a case manager for a large insurance company, I do it with my patients. It is now 4 months since my surgery and I feel like I'm 41 years old - not 61! Thank you! Your staff, from housekeeping to the top, were wonderful!

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