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Dr. Theodore Fields, Rheumatologist

Theodore R. Fields, MD, FACP

Dr. Theodore Fields, Rheumatologist

Theodore R. Fields, MD, FACP

Hospital for Special Surgery
8th Floor
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1286
Fax: 212.774.2284
Hospital for Special Surgery
8th Floor
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1286
Fax: 212.774.2284

Dr. Theodore R. Fields specializes in the treatment of gout, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Throughout his career, Dr. Fields has remained active in many professional organizations and has had his work recognized numerous times; this includes being recognized as a "Top Doctor" by Castle/Connolly and New York magazine, among others.

Dr. Fields holds many professional appointments, including director of the HSS Rheumatology website project and member of the HSS Medical Board and the Board of Directors of the HSS Physician-Hospital Organization. He is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Attending Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Back in the Game Patient Stories


Clinical Director, Early Arthritis Initiative, Inflammatory Arthritis Center, Hospital for Special Surgery
Director, Rheumatology Website Project and Co-Chairman, Web Editorial Committee, Hospital for Special Surgery
Medical Board, Hospital for Special Surgery
Physician-Hospital Organization (PHO), Board of Directors, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital


Special Expertise

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Computers in Medicine - Education and Research via the Internet
Practice Organization


Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2010-2018
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2002-2018
Best Doctors in America Database, 2009-2017
Marquis’ Who’s Who in Healthcare, 1994-2017
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2002, 2010
Arthritis Foundation Service Award, 1986


American College of Physicians (FACP), Fellow
American College of Rheumatology, Fellow
Hospital for Special Surgery, Medical Board
Patients and Society Course Instructor for Students at Weill Cornell Medical College, Medicine
Hospital for Special Surgery, Continuing Medical Education Committee



Insurance Information

Medicare (Status: Non-Par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

Patient ratings for Dr. Fields


MD, State University of New York Medical Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York, 1976


Nassau County Medical Center, Internal Medicine, East Meadow, New York


Rheumatology, State University of New York at Stony Brook


American Board of Rheumatology
American Board of Internal Medicine

State Licensure

New York

Patient Education by Dr. Fields on HSS.edu

Selected Publications

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

Professional Education by Dr. Fields on HSS.edu