Dr. Michael Maynard Named Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Bronx VA Hospital

New York, NY—August 13, 2003

Dr. Michael Maynard, 50, has been named Chief of Orthopedic Surgery of the Bronx VA Hospital. He succeeds Dr. Douglas Padgett, who had served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery since 1996. Dr. Maynard is assistant attending orthopedic surgeon of the sports medicine and shoulder service at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in Manhattan. HSS has had a longstanding relationship with the Bronx VA Hospital where it runs the orthopedic surgery service. The 50 year relationship between the two institutions gives HSS residents a chance to see large volumes of out-patient and in-patient orthopedic patients. Dr. Maynard will serve on the Bronx VA Hospital’s Resident Appraisal Committee and be a member of the Service Chief Council while continuing his association with HSS.

About Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics and No. 2 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2016-2017), and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. HSS is an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College and as such all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are faculty of Weill Cornell. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at www.hss.edu.


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