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 Co-Chairman, HSS Web Editorial Committee and Chairman of the HSS Epic Content Board. He is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Attending Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery.
Computers in Medicine - Education and Research via the Internet
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Clinical Director, Early Arthritis Initiative of the Inflammatory Arthritis Center, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Attending Physician, New York Presbyterian Hospital
American College of Physicians (FACP), Fellow
American College of Rheumatology, Fellow
Patients and Society Course Instructor for Students at Weill Cornell Medical College, Medicine
Hospital for Special Surgery, Professional Education Advisory Committee
American Board of Rheumatology
American Board of Internal Medicine
Castle Connolly America's Most Honored Doctors 2021
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2002-2023
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2002, 2010, 2021, 2022
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2010-2020
Best Doctors in America Database, 2009-2020
Arthritis Foundation Service Award, 1986
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
Raising the Voice of Patients: A Patient’s Guide to Living with Gout (Download free copy)
Gout: Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment (Overview article)
Options for Treating Early Inflammatory Arthritis (Overview of RA )
HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.
Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Fields as of February 27, 2023.
HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.
Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.