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Patient Testimonials

Why choose Hospital for Special Surgery for care?
Hear directly from our patients.

Santa Johnston, Chesapeake, VA knee replacement
My relationship with HSS began in the early 90's when my daughter was a physician-in-training at Cornell. I hurt my shoulder and my daughter recommended Dr. Hannafin. She was wonderful. She fixed my shoulder and some arthritis in my thumb - good as new. So, when my knee started bothering me 10 years later, I called Dr. Hannafin who recommended Dr. Charles Cornell. Dr. Cornell replaced my right knee and several years later my left knee. About 10 years ago my husband and I retired to Virginia where my daughter practices pediatric critical care but we always come home to HSS when we need an orthopedic surgeon. There is nowhere else in the world we would ever go!

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Alexandra, ACL reconstruction
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Jane Pressman, spine surgery
Julie Fitzgerald, ankle distraction
Chris Pates, spine surgery
Nancy Napurski, ankle distraction

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