New York, NY—June 10, 2004
Six doctors at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery's (HSS) Old Greenwich Affiliated Physician Office have been listed in New York Magazine's "Best Doctors" issue, which was published this week. Overall, 30 HSS doctors were included in the magazine's annual round-up of top doctors.
More than 15 HSS surgeons and physicians are affiliated with HSS' office in Old Greenwich, which opened in 2001. They include orthopedic surgeons specializing in spine, hip and knee, sports medicine, pediatrics, hand and upper extremity, and foot and ankle. HSS rheumatologists offer specialized care for those with musculoskeletal diseases such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis and for autoimmune diseases such as lupus.
The Old Greenwich doctors included in the "Best Doctors" issue include:
Dr. Frank P. Cammisa, Jr. - specializes in spinal surgery and spinal nucleoplasty. Dr. Cammisa is featured in the magazine for his innovative total disk replacement (TDR) surgery, which is currently in FDA trials. TDR is a minimally invasive alternative to lumbar spinal fusion, currently the only way to surgically relieve chronic back pain.
Dr. Jo A. Hannafin - specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic shoulder surgery and ligament reconstruction. She is the co-director of HSS' Women's Sports Medicine Center in New York and will be one of two HSS doctors on the seven-doctor U.S. Olympic Committee's Medical Staff for the Games in Athens this summer.
Dr. Robert N. Hotchkiss - specializes in hand surgery, wrist arthroscopy and elbow reconstruction.
Dr. Harvinder Sandhu - specializes in minimally invasive surgery, spinal-disc replacement and spinal surgery.
Dr. Russell F. Warren - specializes in knee and shoulder reconstruction and replacement.
Dr. Scott W. Wolfe - specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery.
HSS' Affiliated Physician Office in Old Greenwich is located at 143 Sound Beach Avenue. The office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For more information or to make an appointment, please call 203-698-8887.
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 www.hss.edu.