• 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. Stephen Haskins reviews point-of-care ultrasound

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



Dr. Kumar monitors a nerve block injection before orthopedic surgery

The Role of Safe Opioid Prescribing in Orthopedic Surgery: What You Need to Know
by Dr. Kanupriya Kumar



Acute Pain Management

Managing Pain After Orthopedic Surgery
by Dr. Philip Wagner


Anesthesiology In the News: