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Michael C. Ho, MD

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Dr. Michael Ho is a board certified anesthesiologist who completed his residency training at Weill Cornell Medical College. He received additional training as a fellow at Hospital for Special Surgery, specializing in orthopedic anesthesia with an emphasis on spine surgery. As an active member of the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management, Dr. Ho is a speaker and lecturer at national specialty meetings, and is involved in a number of clinical research endeavors at HSS.


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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


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


Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology, 2006


The Nigel E. Sharrock Award for Academic Excellence, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2006
The Joseph F. Artusio Jr. MD Award for Outstanding Resident in Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2005
The Distinguished House Staff Award, Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council, 2004


MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
MS, Indiana University School of Medicine


University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Internal Medicine


Weill Cornell Medical College, Anesthesiology, New York


Hospital for Special Surgery, Regional Anesthesiology, New York

State Licensure



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Selected Journal Articles

Ho MC, Beathe JC, Sharrock NE. Hypotensive Epidural Anesthesia in Patients with Aortic Stenosis Undergoing Total Hip Replacement. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;33(2):129-33.

Ho MC, Sharrock NE, Go G, Salvati EA, Heerdt PM. Arterial Pressure Wave Reflection During Hypotensive Epidural Anaesthesia. European Society Anaesthesia Euroanaesthesia. 2006; 846.


Research Interests

Hypotensive epidural anesthesia in patients with atherosclerotic heart disease
The effect of methylnaltrexone in reducing the incidence and duration of adverse opiate side effects following lumbar spine surgeries

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.

As of April 10, 2023, Dr. Ho reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

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.