• 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

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

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



The New York Times interviews anesthesiologist Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD on patients choosing to stay awake with regional anesthesia during surgery, rather than being sedatedGoing Under the Knife, With Eyes and Ears Wide Open
featuring Dr. Stavros Memtsoudis



Dr. Stephen Haskins reviews point-of-care ultrasound

How Advances in Ultrasound are Making Surgery Safer
featuring Dr. Stephen C. Haskins






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