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About HSS

Mission and Vision

HSS Mission

The Mission of Hospital for Special Surgery is to provide the highest quality patient care, improve mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education. We do this regardless of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, or ethnic origin.

HSS Vision

The Vision of Hospital for Special Surgery is to lead the world as the most innovative source of medical care, the premier research institution, and the most trusted educator in the field of orthopedics, rheumatology, and their related disciplines.

HSS Values

  • Excellence. We set and continually raise the bar on all that we do.
  • Integrity. We take pride in maintaining the highest levels of personal and professional conduct.
  • Teamwork. We participate fully as members of our team, respecting, supporting, and empowering one another.
  • Creativity. We support an environment that fosters new ideas and new approaches in everything we do.
  • Passion. We bring energy, commitment, and enthusiasm to our work everyday