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Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle, MD

Hip and Knee Replacement
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About Dr. Gonzalez Della Valle


Dr. Gonzalez Della Valle is an expert in reconstructive surgery of the hip and the knee, including hip and knee replacements as well as joint reserving procedures (arthroscopy). He has surgically treated over 10,000 patients with numerous hip and knee conditions ranging from straightforward procedures to complex revision surgery of hip and knee replacements. He encourages his patients to go back to being active, practicing sports, traveling and enjoying their professional and leisure time after surgery.
Dr. Gonzalez Della Valle combines classic concepts of joint replacement surgery with the newest techniques, technologies and materials, and adapts the surgery to meet each patient’s realistic demands. His recommendations for treatment are based on a thorough physical examination and discussion with the patient, a deep understanding of the classic and newest techniques, and a robust body of research, which includes over 250 peer reviewed publications and book chapters authored by him. In addition, he serves as Chief of the Hip Service and is a member of The Hip Society and The Knee Society.

For more information, visit www.agdvmd.com

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Specialized Centers

Complex Joint Reconstruction Center

Special Expertise

Minimally invasive hip and knee surgery
Hip replacement and resurfacing
Partial and total knee replacement
Sensor-assisted, computer-assisted, and robotic-assisted surgery
Revision hip and knee surgery
Sports medicine knee surgery
Knee arthroscopy
Cartilage repair and transplantation

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Chief of the Hip Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor, Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons LogoAmerican Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie
Argentine Orthopedic Association
Argentine Hip and Knee Society
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Argentine Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Argentine Board of Hip and Knee Surgery


2002: Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica Research Award
2004: The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Career Development Award
2005: The Hip Society "Sir John Charnley" Award
2007: Nicholas Andry Award of the American Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
2012: Team Science Award in Translational Science of American Federation of Medical Research


Medical: University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1992
Internship: Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, General Surgery, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1993
Residency: Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Orthopaedics, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1997
Fellowships: Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Hip Surgery, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1998
Hospital for Special Surgery, Research Hip and Knee, New York, 1999
Hospital for Special Surgery, Hip and Knee, New York, 2002-2004

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For My Patients

Dear Patients, Family, and Friends

Welcome to my website. Below you will find the necessary information to make an appointment. In addition, you will find extensive information on the hip and knee conditions that I treat, on hip and knee replacement surgery and arthroscopic knee surgery. You will be able to access the written information that I give to my patients based on their individual needs. This content is for your information only – It should not be used for patient care unless specifically instructed by me.

Publications by Dr. Gonzalez Della Valle

Patient Education

Selected Journal Articles


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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. Gonzalez Della Valle as of January 22, 2024.

  • HS2, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • HSS ASC Development Network, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • Joint Effort Administrative Services Organization - Ownership Interest
  • LinkBio Corp. - Consultant; Received Royalties
  • Naviswiss - Ownership Equity
  • Ortho Development - Received Royalties

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.

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