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Dr. Steven Magid, Rheumatologist, Internist

Steven K. Magid, MD

Dr. Steven Magid, Rheumatologist, Internist

Steven K. Magid, MD

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1060
Fax: 212.794.2543
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1060
Fax: 212.794.2543



Back in the Game Patient Stories


Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

All Rheumatic Diseases


Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2010-2018
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2002-2018
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2008-2017
Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society HSS Interdisciplinary Team Award-CliniCIS, 2007
HSS Award for Teaching Excellence, 2002
Medical Devotion Award-KJ Volunteer EMS, 2001


Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
American College of Physicians; Fellow
American College of Rheumatology; Fellow
American Medical Association
American Medical Informatics Association
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Medical Informatics New York
New York County Medical Society
New York State Medical Society



Insurance Information

Medicare (Status: Non-Par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.


MD, Cornell University Medical School, New York


Internal Medicine, New York Hospital, New York, 1977


Internal Medicine, New York Hospital, New York, 1979


Rheumatic Disease, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, 1981
Rheumatic Disease, New York Hospital, New York, 1981


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Diplomate Rheumatology

State Licensure

New York

Selected Books/Chapters

Magid, S.K.: Osteoarthrosis. In Manual of Rheumatology and Out-patient Orthopedic Disorders. Beary, J.F., Christian, C.L. (eds.). Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1981, pp. 183-196. multiple editions

Magid, S.K.: Lyme Disease. In Manual of Rheumatology and Out-patient Orthopedic Disorders. Paget, S., Pellicci, P., Beary, J.F. (eds.)  Boston, Little Brown and Company, 1993, pp 303-310. multiple editions

Magid, S.K. Lyme Disease. Expert guide to Rheumatology. Paget SA, Yee A (eds) American College of Physicians, Philadelphia PA.  1998

Magid, S.K. Laboratory Diagnosis. In Disorders of the Foot and Ankle. Ranawat and Positano (eds.). Churchill Livingstone New York, 1999.

Magid SK, Javaheri M : New onset congestive heart failure in an RA patient treated with a TNR-alpha inhibitor. Gibofsky A (ed) In Contemporary topics in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education and Innovative Medical Communications. 2006. (CME publication)

Bass A.R. and Magid S.K. Lyme Disease. In Manual of Rheumatology and Out-patient Orthopedic Disorders. Paget, S et al (eds.)  Boston, Little Brown and Company, 2006,  pp 359-357. Fifth Edition.

Selected Publications

Magid SK. Clinical decision support: towards safer and more efficient hospitals. Hospital Information Technology-Europe. 2008; 1 (2): 38-39.

Magid SK, Roberts TR, Javaheri M. What journal citations teach us about rheumatic diseases. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Feb; 58:S153-9.

Magid SK, Pancoast PE, Fields T, Bradley DG, Williams RB. Employing clinical decision support to attain our strategic goal: the safe care of the surgical patient.
J Healthc Inf Manag. 2007 Spring; 21(2):18-25.

Quinlan P, Magid SK, O'Flaherty D, Peirce A, Stone PW. Patient satisfaction with medication management. J Nurs Care Qual. 2007 Jan-Mar; 22(1):34-9

MacKenzie CR, Mandl LA, Reyes C, Lachs M, Magid S. Are ambulatory surgical patients as healthy as we think? Using a self-reported health status questionnaire to identify unsuspected medical comorbidities.  HSS Journal 2006; 2: 121-126.

Yazici Y, Erkan D, Zuniga R, Bateman H, Salvati EA, Magid SK. Pregnancy outcomes following total hip arthroplasty: a preliminary study and review of the literature. Orthopedics. 2003 Jan; 26(1):75-6.

Erkan D, Lam LA, Yazici Y, Magid SK. VATER association: is it recognized by rheumatologists? Clin Rheumatol. 2001; 20(2):128-31.

Erkan D, Lam LA, Yazici Y, Magid SK. A case of VATER association mimicking spondyloarthropathy. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2000 Sep-Oct;18(5):651.
Erkan D, Yazici Y, Magid SK. Clinical Images: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome presenting as olecranon bursitis. Arthritis Rheum. 2000 Mar ;43(3):714.

Sussman N, Magid S. Psychiatric manifestations of nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drugs. Primary Psychiatry. 2000; 7: 26-30.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

This institution, Locally, Regionally including Grand Rounds, Conferences.  Topics include Lyme disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, NSAIDS, Tumor Necrosis Inhibitors, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Osteoarthritis, Myositis, Approach to the patient with arthritis, Patient safety issues, Computerization (Clinical Information Systems). Etc.

Professional Education by Dr. Magid on HSS.edu

Research Interests

Active Projects

Analysis Of Patients Readmitted to the PACU From a Lower Level of Care Following Orthopedic Surgery. (IRB submitted)
Bibliometrics. (follow-up  publication to “What journal citations teach us about  rheumatic diseases)” (Preliminary Phase)

Early Detection of Hepatitis C in Dialysis Patients Using a Novel Assay. (IRB pending)

Health Literacy in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. (data collection near complete;  preliminary analysis)

“HealthNet” –The Use of a Pre-Operative Screening Tool to Improve Clinical Outcomes
  in Ambulatory Surgery Patients. (data being analyzed)

Incidence of Asymptomatic Elevations of Creatine Kinase in Patients Treated with  Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec). (abstract published; manuscript submitted for  publication)

“Intensive Live Patient Experience” – A Novel Method for Teaching Medical Students.
 (presented at national meeting, abstract published; additional data being collected, and analyzed)

One Year Incidence of Postoperative Myocardial Infarction (PMI) in Patients Undergoing Major Orthopedic Surgery. (published in abstract form, manuscript  being written)

Orthopedic Surgery in Patients Undergoing Dialysis- a Five Year Experience. (IRB  pending)

Post operative Atrial Fibrillation in Orthopedic Patients. (IRB approved)

Active Projects - Medical Informatics

Analysis of Pediatric Medication Alerts in an Electronic Health Record. (abstract being submitted for publication)

Assessing and Remediating Unintended Consequences of CPOE Process. (submitted  for presentation/publication)

Computerized Practitioner Order Entry Training Research Project.  data collected)

Electronic Health Record Satisfaction Survey. (data being analyzed)

Lessons Learned from “Go-Live” (Implementing a Clinical Information System). (Manuscript being edited)

“Near Miss-Unintended Consequences” of a Clinical Information System. (data being analyzed)

Prescriber Work-Flow: Coumadin List- Workflow Analysis and Efficiencies Gained by Automated Ordering of Coumadin. (data being analyzed)

Resident Work Flow: Rounding Report- Workflow Analysis and Efficiencies Gained by a Customized Rounding Report. (data being analyzed)

Reduced Transfusion Rates Through an EMR Enabled Process. (submitted for presentation/publication)

Clinical Trials