Notice of Privacy Practices

This Notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.

Respect for our patients' privacy has long been highly valued at Hospital for Special Surgery. Not only is it what our patients expect, it is the right way to conduct health care. As required by law, we will protect the privacy of health information that may reveal your identity and provide you with a copy of our Notice which describes the health information privacy practices of our Hospital and its medical staff and affiliated health care providers when providing health care services for our Hospital. Our Notice will be posted in our main entrance area and in other locations at the Hospital. You will also be able to obtain your own copy of our Notice by accessing our website at, calling Health Information Management at 212.606.1254, or asking for one at the time of your next visit.

If you have any questions about this Notice or would like further information, please contact the Hospital's Privacy Officer at 212.774.7500.


Effective Date: April 14, 2003
Revision Date: October 7, 2013