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Stephen C. Haskins, MD


About Dr. Haskins

Dr. Stephen C. Haskins is Chief Medical Diversity Officer in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and a board certified anesthesiologist at HSS. He completed his residency at Weill Cornell Medical College where he served as Chief Resident in his final year. Upon completion of his residency, he spent one year as an HSS Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine fellow. During Dr. Haskins' fellowship he helped to coordinate and teach a point-of-care Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE) course - Focus Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) - for the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management. He also obtained additional training in other point-of-care ultrasonography, including lung and abdominal.

As an anesthesiologist, Dr. Haskins leads the Department’s point-of-care ultrasound education. He has published noteworthy work regarding the evolving role ultrasonography plays in anesthesia and critical care in the perioperative setting in addition to a series of review articles on the importance point-of-care ultrasound for regional anesthesiologists and pain medicine specialists in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management.


Special Expertise

Orthopedic/Regional Anesthesiology
Transesophageal and Transthoracic Echocardiography


Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) – Basic PTE Certification
Transthoracic (TTE)
Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesiology

Patient Stories



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Chief Medical Diversity Officer, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists


American Board of Anesthesiology, 2013


Attending Anesthesiologists’ Award for Clinical Excellence, Hospital for Special Surgery 2012-2013
Ronald A. Leff Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching by a Resident 2011-2012
Chief Resident, NYPH Weill Cornell 2011-2012


MD, New York University School of Medicine, New York, 2008


NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2008-2009


NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Hospital for Special Surgery and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2009-2012


Hospital for Special Surgery, Dept of Anesthesiology, New York, 2012-2013

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Haskins

Patient Education

Blog Posts

Selected Books/Chapters

Elkhechen, R., Haskins, S., Rasquinha, V., George, B., Maheshwari, A.,“Management of Patients with Painful Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Multimodal Approach.” Book Chapter (Pending Publication), 2013

Selected Presentations

Haskins, S., Quinn, T., Lee, A., and Zayas, V. Persistent Phrenic Nerve Paresis after Shoulder Surgery under Supraclavicular Block: Report of two Cases. Abstract and Poster Presentation at American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Conference, May 2013

Haskins, S., Kahn, R., Shaw, P., Reid, S. “Postoperative Pain Control and Block Satisfaction following Brachial Plexus Block for Ambulatory Shoulder Surgery.” Abstract and Poster Presentation at American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Conference, March 2012


Research Interests

Point-of-Care Ultrasonography and its use in clinical assessment and patient management

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Haskins as of March 23, 2023.

American Society of Anesthesiology - Author

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

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