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Michael C. Ho, MD



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 Instructor 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

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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

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.

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

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.