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Stephen McCracken, MD

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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
Clinical Instructor in Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


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


Medical: University College Cork School of Medicine, 2017
Internship: Loyola University Medical Center, 2018
Residency: Anesthesiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 2021
Fellowship: Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine in Orthopedics, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2022

State Licensure



For My Patients

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Surgical Locations

Dr. McCracken is credentialed at the following locations:

Publications by Dr. McCracken


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 August 01, 2022, Dr. McCracken 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.