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Eduardo A. Salvati, MD

Hip and Knee Replacement
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Eduardo A. Salvati, MD

Hip and Knee Replacement
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Belaire Building
525 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1472
Fax: 212.249.8517
Belaire Building
525 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1472
Fax: 212.249.8517

Dr. Eduardo Salvati is a world-renowned hip surgeon who has dedicated his career to the care of thousands of patients, to the education and surgical training of hundreds of residents and fellows, and to the improvement of hip surgery.

Continuously serving in leadership roles, Dr. Salvati has been at the forefront of major advances in the international field of joint replacement surgery. He is in the Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Division at Hospital for Special Surgery and is a Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College.

For his work in basic, applied, clinical and biomechanical research to refine the complex aspects of total hip replacement, he has received several honors, including four American Hip Society Awards, the Nicholas Andry Award of the American Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, and the Lifetime Achievement Awards of the Arthritis Foundation and of Hospital for Special Surgery. As long-standing recognition for his work, Hospital for Special Surgery has established a Chair in his name.

Patient Stories


Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Professor of Surgery (Orthopaedics), Hospital for Special Surgery


Special Expertise

Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery


HSS Lifetime Achievement Award, 2007
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2002-2019
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2002-2019
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2002-2012
Lifetime Achievement Award, Arthritis Foundation, 2006
The Nicholas Andry Award, American Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
John Charnley Award, Hip Society, 2005
Eastern Orthopedic Association Award, 1999
John Charnley Award, Hip Society, 1995
Otto Aufranc Award, Hip Society, 1991
Philip D. Wilson Award, Hospital for Special Surgery, 1986, 1989 and 1993
Frank Stinchfield Award, Hip Society, 1985
Honorary Professor, University of Buenos Aires


Past President, American Hip Society
Past Secretary Treasurer, International Hip Society
Active Member:
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Hip Society
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
International Hip Society
New York Medical Society
New York Academy of Medicine


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Insurance Information

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

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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 November 13, 2019, Dr. Salvati reported no relationships with 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.

Dr. Salvati in the News


MD, La Plata Medical School, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Clinica Ortopedica della Universita, Florence, Italy
Hospital de Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Hip and Knee Fellow, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1972

State Licensure

Patient Education by Dr. Salvati on HSS.edu

Editorial Appointments

Consultant Reviewer
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research
Archivio Putti

Editorial Board
Hip International
La Chirurgia degli Organi di Movimento
Long Term Effects of Medical Implants

Selected Publications

Dr. Salvati’s contributions in orthopedics are evidenced by more than 300 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. In addition, Dr. Salvati has lectured extensively throughout the world.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Research Description

Dr. Eduardo Salvati's research has concentrated on the pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and perioperative factors related to complications following total hip replacement (THR). He has also studied the prosthetic design and clinical results of THR.

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