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Stephen McCracken, MD


About Dr. McCracken

Dr. Stephen McCracken is a board certified anesthesiologist at Hospital for Special Surgery. He received additional training in Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine in Orthopedics as a fellow at HSS. He completed his residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago Illinois.


Special Expertise

Regional anesthesia
Acute pain medicine


Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia

Patient Stories


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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery


Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology


Attending Anesthesiologists' Award for Clinical Excellence, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2022
Walter S. Jellish, M.D., PhD Award for Best Resident of the Year, Loyola University Medical Center, 2021
Gold Medal in Radiology, University College Cork, 2017
Pearson Medal in Surgery, University College Cork, 2017
Graduate Entry Medicine First Year Prize and Scholarship, University College Cork, 2014


University College Cork School of Medicine, 2017


Loyola University Medical Center, 2018


Anesthesiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 2021


Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine in Orthopedics, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2022

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. McCracken


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 August 01, 2022, Dr. McCracken 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.