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Continually ranked the #1 hospital
for orthopedics in the US

Orthopedic Surgery

Our mission is to return patients to good health and productivity most reliably and efficiently.

Our high surgical volume makes our orthopedists the top surgeons in their fields. This is why the New York Giants, New York Knicks and many other professional sports organizations choose HSS to be the Official Hospital for their athletes, and why doctors around the world refer their patients to us.

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For Patients

Our physicians continue to extend the boundaries of what is possible in musculoskeletal care.
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For Professionals

Learn more about our orthopedic fellowships and residency program.
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Superior Results

No other hospital in the world focuses solely on treating and repairing bones, joints and their connective soft tissues.

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Founded in 1863, HSS is the longest established orthopedic hospital in the United States. It has been a leader in cutting-edge medical technology and surgical innovation ever since.

Many people travel thousands of miles for our world-renowned orthopedic surgery. All surgeries are performed at our main campus in New York City. But, regional residents don’t need to go far to find out if surgery is right for them. HSS surgeons are available for consultation at our outpatient centers in Connecticut, Long Island, and New Jersey.

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery includes the following specialty services:

Orthopedic Organizations

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For Patients
Our physicians continue to extend the boundaries of what is possible in musculoskeletal care.

Founded in 1863, HSS is the longest established orthopedic hospital in the United States. It has been a leader in cutting-edge medical technology and surgical innovation ever since.

Many people travel thousands of miles for our world-renowned orthopedic surgery. All surgeries are performed at our main campus in New York City. But, regional residents don’t need to go far to find out if surgery is right for them. HSS surgeons are available for consultation at our outpatient centers in Connecticut, Long Island, and New Jersey.

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery includes the following specialty services:

Orthopedic Organizations

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Ranked No. 1 for orthopaedics by U.S.News & World Report (2017-18), Hospital for Special Surgery's orthopaedic surgeons are highly respected and extensively trained.

 

Musculoskeletal Exam Videos

These videotaped presentations provide primary care physicians with useful overviews of general physical examinations for musculoskeletal conditions in the shoulder, knee, hip, low back, and foot and ankle. In each video, the presenting physician describes each test in detail while performing the examination on a live subject.

 

Refer to an Orthopaedist

HSS is a world leader in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and embraces a philosophy of integrative care. Our orthopaedists refer your patients, as needed, to our staff of expert rheumatologists, physical and occupational therapists, and psychological support services, as well as non-traditional healthcare providers.

If appropriate, your patient may also choose to participate in one of our clinical trials.

You or your patient can call our Physician Referral Service at 877.606.1555. The Physician Referral Service will answer questions about the credentials of our physicians, subspecialty expertise, insurance and managed care plans.

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For Professionals
Learn more about our orthopedic fellowships and residency program.

Ranked No. 1 for orthopaedics by U.S.News & World Report (2017-18), Hospital for Special Surgery's orthopaedic surgeons are highly respected and extensively trained.

 

Musculoskeletal Exam Videos

These videotaped presentations provide primary care physicians with useful overviews of general physical examinations for musculoskeletal conditions in the shoulder, knee, hip, low back, and foot and ankle. In each video, the presenting physician describes each test in detail while performing the examination on a live subject.

 

Refer to an Orthopaedist

HSS is a world leader in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and embraces a philosophy of integrative care. Our orthopaedists refer your patients, as needed, to our staff of expert rheumatologists, physical and occupational therapists, and psychological support services, as well as non-traditional healthcare providers.

If appropriate, your patient may also choose to participate in one of our clinical trials.

You or your patient can call our Physician Referral Service at 877.606.1555. The Physician Referral Service will answer questions about the credentials of our physicians, subspecialty expertise, insurance and managed care plans.

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Unmatched Experience – Superior Results

Hospitals that perform a particular surgery many times a year get the best results. HSS does more joint replacements (hips, knees) annually than any other hospital in the United States – almost twice as many as the hospital with the next highest number.

Surgical volume highest at HSS

 

HSS is also recognized for having very low infection rates. A New York State Department of Health study of New York hospitals showed that only Hospital for Special Surgery had a significantly lower infection rate for hip replacement surgery than the state average – a feat HSS achieved for eight years straight (2008-2015).

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Superior Results
No other hospital in the world focuses solely on treating and repairing bones, joints and their connective soft tissues.

Unmatched Experience – Superior Results

Hospitals that perform a particular surgery many times a year get the best results. HSS does more joint replacements (hips, knees) annually than any other hospital in the United States – almost twice as many as the hospital with the next highest number.

Surgical volume highest at HSS

 

HSS is also recognized for having very low infection rates. A New York State Department of Health study of New York hospitals showed that only Hospital for Special Surgery had a significantly lower infection rate for hip replacement surgery than the state average – a feat HSS achieved for eight years straight (2008-2015).