• The Department of Anesthesiology performed nearly 40,000 procedures in 2015
  • HSS performs more than 90% of joint-replacement surgeries using regional anesthesia
  • Regional anesthesia has many benefits for the orthopedic patient


Department of Anesthesiology

Leaders in Anesthesia & Pain Management Care

The Department of Anesthesiology at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in the practice of regional anesthesiology and pain management for orthopedics.

From pre-anesthetic consultations before surgery to pain management services afterwards, our expert staff provides top-notch anesthesia care throughout all stages of your stay at HSS.


Latest from the Department of Anesthesiology

Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda Improving Uganda’s Surgical Outcomes through Regional Anesthesiology Education
Lee Rasamny, MD
2015-2016 Fellow


Dr. Memtsoudis at ASRAUse of Peripheral Nerve Blocks Associated with Improved Joint Replacement Outcomes
Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD
Attending Anesthesiologist


Anesthesiologist Dr. Michael Gordon reviews medical facts and myths Surgical Myths & Facts from Mercy Street
Michael Gordon, MD
Attending Anesthesiologist




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