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Best-in-class treatment
for the most challenging cases

Bill Didlake
Hip Revision Surgery

Complex Joint Reconstruction Center at HSS

Expert Care for the Most Complex Cases

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Complex Joint Reconstruction Center is the first of its kind in the world. Under the direction of Thomas P. Sculco, MD, the mission of the Center is to provide best-in-class diagnosis and treatment for the most challenging cases in joint reconstruction and to conduct leading-edge research on the causes, prevention and treatment of implant failure.


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HSS receives $10 million grant from Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Given to the Center, the gift will support the expansion of its clinical research and education programs and will officially change the name to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Complex Joint Reconstruction Center.


Team of Experts in One Location

The Center serves as a single point of access to medical care for patients with complex joint disorders. These patients, who may be seeking care for either a complicated joint disorder or for treatment of an infected or failed implant, are often referred to HSS by practitioners from around the world because of the difficulty of their cases. They require the expertise that only HSS and its team of specialists can deliver. Watch the videos below to learn more.

The Complex Joint Reconstruction Center

Why Choose HSS for Complex Joint Care


The Center provides seamless coordination of care from world renowned physicians and surgeons to achieve the best possible results for each patient and to make care less stressful and more cost effective. Patients can expect a complete coordination of care in one location. Learn more in the sections below.


Choose HSS for Complex Hip and Knee Revision

Case Review Panel

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Complex Joint Reconstruction Center offers case reviews. A surgeon will conduct an initial review of your case. Especially complex cases are also reviewed by a Case Review Panel (CaRP) that may include surgeons, internists, and special consultants. After the completion of the review or reviews, a comprehensive recommendation is made. The case review fee is $500.

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Contact the Center
Telephone: 212.774.CJRC (2572)
Email: complexjoint@hss.edu

SNF CJRC Evaluation Program

Our primary objective is to deliver top-tier diagnostics and treatments for the most intricate joint reconstruction cases while pushing the boundaries of research into the causes, prevention, and remedies for implant failures. Your case will be carefully reviewed by our seasoned team of surgeons and physicians, who are dedicated to providing a comprehensive evaluation. You'll receive insights from top experts specializing in addressing complex challenges that can arise after joint replacement surgery.
Telephone: 212.774.7100
Email: CJRCEP@hss.edu
Fax: 212.774.2254


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