NETS Player Jordan Farmar and Santa Claus Bring Holiday Cheer to Pediatric Patients at Hospital for Special Surgery

New York City—December 10, 2010

NETS point guard Jordan Farmar and Santa Claus are brightening the lives of children with muscle and bone disorders and lupus at Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan by presenting the children with presents at the hospital’s annual holiday party.           

WHAT:       Annual Pediatric Holiday Party

DATE:        Friday, December 10, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WHO:        Hospital for Special Surgery Staff
                  NETS point guard Jordan Farmar
                  & Santa Claus
WHERE:    Hospital for Special Surgery 
                  Richard L. Menschel Education Center, 2nd Floor
                  535 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021

Media will have the opportunity to interview and photograph Jordan Farmar, physicians, pediatric patients and parents.

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


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