Offering the same world-class specialists and care as our Manhattan campus, the HSS Paramus Outpatient Center provides a convenient location for area residents seeking only the best in orthopedic and rheumatologic care. This modern facility offers a comprehensive level set of services, including sports medicine, physical therapy and rehabilitation, as well as radiology and imaging services available directly onsite.

How You Move Video Series

‘How You Move’ matches area high school student athletes with local HSS caregivers to discuss performance and injury prevention.

Our Specialties

Adult Reconstruction & Joint Replacement (ARJR)

Physicians at HSS pioneered the first modern knee replacement that was used worldwide in 1974. Today, surgeons in the ARJR Division continue to lead the field in both innovation and number of hip and knee replacement surgeries performed each year.

Foot and Ankle

Complex, constantly impacted, rugged, yet intricately balanced, feet and ankles are some of the most frequently injured areas of the body. HSS leads a multidisciplinary approach to properly diagnosis your condition and provide an effective treatment plan. 


HSS neurologists are board-certified with additional training in neurophysiology, neuromuscular disease, and movement disorders. Testing and evaluation of the spinal cord and nerves provide a comprehensive view of neurological conditions and their treatments.

Pain Management

Pain from a lingering sports injury, a hip or knee replacement surgery, a traumatic event, or a chronic condition can take a toll on your quality of life. Our multi-faceted approach to pain management at HSS puts the patient first and focuses on personalizing your care and achieving the best solution. 

Pediatric Orthopedics

HSS treats thousands of infants, children, and adolescents each year. At HSS Paramus, we provide diagnosis and treatment of conditions like scoliosis, limb length discrepancies, clubfoot, hip dysplasia, and fractures. 


More than 40 million Americans are afflicted by systemic autoimmune diseases like lupus and scleroderma, arthritis and osteoporosis. Our physicians and clinicians work to identify the latest medical advancements and treatments to better serve our patients.


At HSS, you have the world’s best clinical team at your side with more experience in complex spine surgery than any other hospital in the world. We are committed to researching and advancing techniques to be less invasive and produce safer and longer lasting results. 

Sports Medicine

HSS is committed to providing a broad continuum of care to the athlete from the initial consultation to any surgical or nonsurgical treatment, and finally, rehabilitation. HSS Paramus sports medicine physicians focus on personalized treatments and physical therapy to get you back into the game. 

Services at this Center

Performance Services

HSS Performance incorporates specialists in exercise physiology and sports nutrition to work closely to gauge your potential, understand your goals and design a customized, safe program. Services include performance training, nutrition, and return to play testing. 

Physician Office Visits

Whether it is a first-time injury or a chronic condition, HSS expert physicians and surgeons employ the most advanced techniques to establish a precise diagnosis and treatment plan. Noninvasive care such as casting, bracing, and physical therapy, as well as minimally invasive treatments are available for your recovery. 

Physical Therapy and Hand Therapy

Our physical and occupational therapists provide services to address injuries and pain in the hand, wrist and elbow, the low back and neck, sports injuries and general orthopedic pain. Performance services include running analysis involving 2D video analysis. Patients have direct access to therapists without a physician prescription. 

Radiology and Imaging / MRI

  • All examinations are interpreted by fellowship-trained musculoskeletal radiologists and are consulted internationally for their expertise in image interpretation specifically MRI interpretations.
  • All HSS MRI’s are performed utilizing high spatial resolution/thin slice imaging to demonstrate definitive diagnosis for any orthopedic condition with specific interest to cartilage and labral health.
  • Customized orthopedic protocols have been developed specific to each referring physician's specialized surgical needs. All of our joint protocols have been validated against a surgical standard and DO NOT require intra-articular gadolinium contrast.
  • Specialized scanning is performed for detailed diagnostic examinations despite orthopedic hardware and total joint replacements. The use of MAVRIC (Multi-Acquisition Variable-Resonance Image Combination) for all areas with metal presence which accurately provides greater detail of any joint arthroplasty/fracture hardware by markedly reducing the metallic distortion normally seen on routine MR imaging.
  • Modified MRI pulse sequences have been devised at HSS allowing for early detection of degenerative changes in cartilage and the potential for intervention. The use of quantitative T2 Mapping allows for assessment of the collagen component of the extracellular matrix of articular cartilage. 

Direct Access Physical Therapy

Physical therapy appointments without a prescription.

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Our Physicians

Image - headshot of Michael P. Ast, MDMichael P. Ast, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Replacement
Image - headshot of Alberto Carli, MDAlberto Carli, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Replacement
Image - headshot of Gregory S. DiFelice, MDGregory S. DiFelice, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Trauma
Image - headshot of Andrew J. Elliott, MDAndrew J. Elliott, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle
Image - headshot of Semih Gungor, MDSemih Gungor, MD
Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Spine
Image - headshot of Joseph A. Markenson, MDJoseph A. Markenson, MD
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine
Image - headshot of Michael J. Maynard, MDMichael J. Maynard, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Image - headshot of Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBASheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine
Image - headshot of Anil S. Ranawat, MDAnil S. Ranawat, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Hip Preservation
Image - headshot of Bernard A. Rawlins, MDBernard A. Rawlins, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine
Image - headshot of David M. Scher, MDDavid M. Scher, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics
Image - headshot of Ernest L. Sink, MDErnest L. Sink, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics, Hip Preservation
Image - headshot of David A. Wang, MDDavid A. Wang, MD
Primary Care Sports Medicine
Image - headshot of Roger F. Widmann, MDRoger F. Widmann, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics, Spine
Image - headshot of Dee Dee Wu, MDDee Dee Wu, MD

Our Therapists and Performance Specialists

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