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Patient Testimonials

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


Vincent Thomas, Verona, NJ  total hip replacement and knee surgery
In 1998, I was diagnosed with avascular necrosis of the right hip. Being 36 years old at the time, this was a devastating bit of news when I was told nothing could be done at that point other than a total hip replacement. My wife did extensive research and found Dr. Paul Pellicci who performed the surgery in 1999. I am almost 12 years post op right now and thanks to him and your fantastic hospital, I have resumed my life as if nothing happened. I am able to do many of the same activities as I had before the surgery and I owe it to him and your hospital. I also had a recent surgery for a left meniscus tear with Dr. Alejandro Della Valle and again chose your hospital for the care I had received before, knowing it is the best.

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