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Edwin P. Su, MD

Hip and Knee Replacement, Hip Preservation
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About Dr. Su


Dr. Edwin P. Su is one of the leading hip resurfacing surgeons in the United States, having been involved in the clinical trials of this bone-preserving technique. He has a particular interest in using new technology to achieve best results for young, active patients with hip and knee arthritis, offering both nonsurgical and surgical treatments. Dr. Su strives to match each patient’s treatment to their specific needs. During his fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Su trained in all the latest techniques of hip and knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, joint reconstruction, and revision hip and knee replacement.

Dr. Su graduated from Harvard University, Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors in Biology, and Cornell University Medical College, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha society. During his residency training at HSS, Dr. Su received the Jean McDaniel Award in recognition of his commitment to patient care and teaching.

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Special Expertise

Anterior approach total hip replacement
Computer-navigation joint replacement
Hip resurfacing
Mini-incision total hip replacement
Minimally invasive total knee replacement
Partial knee replacement
Revision hip and knee replacement surgery
Surface replacement of the hip
Total hip replacement
Treatment of hip and knee arthritis in young, active patients

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If your insurance is not listed, please call our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. If you have out-of-network benefits, then your insurance may reimburse you for a portion of your office visit. We will work with you and your insurance to minimize your out-of-pocket costs. Financial assistance may be available for patients in need.



Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Fellowship Director, Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian
Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Candidate Member


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Castle Connolly Top Doctor - 10 Years
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2015-2020
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2012-2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2012-2022
Outstanding Teacher Award, 2008, 2011
Jean C. McDaniel Award for Graduating Orthopaedic Resident
Alpha Omega Alpha, Cornell Medical College
T. Campbell Thompson Award in Orthopaedic Surgery, Cornell Medical College
Clarence Coryell Award in Surgery, Cornell Medical College
Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors in Biology, Harvard University


BA, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
MD, Cornell Medical College, New York, New York
Internship: New York Presbyterian Hospital, General Surgery, New York
Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, Adult Reconstruction, New York

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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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Publications by Dr. Su

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Selected Journal Articles


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.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Su as of May 27, 2024.

  • HS2, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • HSS ASC Development Network, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • Joint Effort Administrative Services Organization, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • Kyocera Corporation - Royalties
  • OrthAlign - Royalties
  • Smith & Nephew - Consultant; Research Support; Royalties
  • Wolters Kluwer - Editorial Board
  • United Orthopaedic Corporation - Consultant; Research Support; Royalties

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.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

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