Media Alert: NY Mets' Michael Cuddyer to Make Subway Series Pit Stop at Hospital for Special Surgery's Pediatric Department

New York, NY—April 21, 2015

Tracy Hickenbottom
(212) 606-1197

Kristin Freeman
(212) 606-1197

Who: Michael Cuddyer, New York Mets Outfielder and 2013 National League Batting Champion.

What: Before heading to the first Subway Series of the season, the New York Mets’ Michael Cuddyer will make a special visit to Hospital for Special Surgery's (HSS) Lerner Children’s Pavilion. Cuddyer will be participating in an "Instagram Take Over" and will be providing regular updates throughout the visit using Hospital for Special Surgery's Instagram account. This will be Cuddyer's first visit to HSS.

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

When: Friday, April 24, 2015; 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Follow: Follow Hospital for Special Surgery’s Instagram for updates throughout the visit from Michael:

Instagram - @hspecialsurgery
Hashtag: #CuddyCares

Media will have the opportunity to meet with and photograph attendees during this event. 


About Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the world’s largest 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


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