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Patient Services

  • Language Services
    To facilitate the highest quality of care and create a supportive environment to ensure that all Limited English Proficiency (LEP), hearing and visually impaired patients, as well as other patients with special requests and their families, receive care in their preferred language.
    HSS provides support, information, advocacy, and assistance in accessing services to help you manage your arthritis and related conditions. We can also help you to better understand your options under Medicaid managed care.
  • Case Management
    HSS has a team of certified social workers and registered nurses who assist patients from pre-admission to post-discharge.
  • Spiritual Care
    To help meet our patients’ spiritual needs, HSS provides a Chaplaincy Service as an integral part of the health care team. The chaplains are here to serve you and your family. They are a multi-faith community dedicated to the spiritual care of all persons.
  • Patient Advocacy
    HSS has a Patient Advocate available to assist you and your family with any questions or concerns about hospital care and services.

Patient Support and Education Programs

Hospital for Special Surgery offers free education and support programs to bring together patients with the following conditions and their friends and families to create a network of support and encouragement.