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Howard Anthony Rose, MD

Sports Medicine



Dr. Howard Anthony Rose is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedics and performs the latest arthroscopic procedures for rotator cuff repairs, shoulder stabilizations, anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions, and meniscal repairs. He also performs joint replacements of the hip and knee using minimally invasive techniques. He is currently an Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Rose received his undergraduate BA degree cum laude from Harvard College, where he played ice hockey. He completed his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed a surgical internship at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston and his orthopedic residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. He is fellowship trained in both Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstruction (joint replacement) from Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and is a former assistant Team Physician for Harvard University Athletics, Long Island Rough Riders professional soccer club, and Brooklyn College.

Dr. Rose is an active member of many organizations and has authored numerous peer review articles. He has an additional office in Long Island.


Special Expertise

Total Joint Replacements
Ligament Reconstruction
Sports Medicine

ACL and revision ACL
Meniscus surgery and repair
Quadriceps tendon repair
Patella tendon repair
Total knee replacement

Shoulder dislocation: labrum and ligament repair
Rotator cuff repair
AC joint separation and reconstruction
Biceps tendon repair
Frozen shoulder

Flexor tendon repair
Tennis elbow (ECRB) repair

Minimally invasive total hip replacement

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Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 20 Years
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area 2002-2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2021-2022
Lewis Clark Wagner Award
Nancy Bishoff Teaching Award


MD, The George Washington University Medical School, Washington, D.C.


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York


The Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Sports Medicine and Total Joint Replacement, Boston, Massachusetts

State Licensure



For My Patients

Dear Patients, Family, and Friends
Welcome to my webpage. This page provides you with extensive information on the shoulder, hip, and knee conditions that I treat. This includes surgical procedures such as, total knee and hip replacement and arthroscopic knee surgery. You will be able to access the written information that I give to my patients based on their individual needs. Patients may also access the forms below to fill out required paperwork for their appointment.

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Directions to The Pavilion

My office is located at The Pavilion, 541 East 71st Street. The main entrance to The Pavilion is on the north side of 71st Street underneath the sky bridge that connects the main hospital to the Belaire Building.

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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 May 31, 2023, Dr. Rose 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.

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