• 2016 OR Stats
  • HSS performs more than 90% of joint-replacement surgeries using regional anesthesia
  • Regional anesthesia has many benefits for the orthopedic patient


Department of Anesthesiology

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

Anesthesiologists perform an ultrasound guided block

Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management Innovations Improve Patient Outcomes
featuring Dr. Gregory Liguori



Dr. Kate DelPizzo talks pediatric anesthesia on FB

Q&A: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and Anesthesiology
featuring Dr. Kate DelPizzo



Dr. William Urmey and Dr. Nigel Sharrock, 2017 ASRA

Dr. Nigel Sharrock Receives Gaston Labat Lifetime Achievement Award in Regional Anesthesiology




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