New York

Hospital for Special Surgery

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), located in New York City, is the oldest orthopedic hospital in the nation. Started in 1863 by James Knight, it is widely acclaimed for orthopedic, medical and patient care services. HSS is the first hospital in New York State to receive the Hospital Patient Safety Award, and one of the two medical institutions designated by the National Institutes of Health as a Core Center for Skeletal Integrity.

HSS specializes in orthopedic surgery, pediatric orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, rehabilitation, pain medicine, prosthetics and orthotic, limb lengthening and deformity, orthopedic trauma and surgical arthritis services. Center for skeletal dysplasias, Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) Center, Foster Center for Clinical Outcome Research, Institute for Cartilage Repair and Integrative Care Center are some of the specialized centers operated by the hospital.

Hospital for Special Surgery is a member of the New York - Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

Hospital for Special Surgery accepts both Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Hospital for Special Surgery provides both Research and Teaching facilities.

Address: 535 East 70th Street , New York City
State: New York
Zip: 10021
Phone: 212-606-1000
County: New York
Number of Beds: 160
Total Staff : 2540

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Articles about this hospital

HSS Opens Adult Limb Lengthening and Deformity Center
Date: 2005-10-14
Robert Rozbruch, Roger F. Widmann

Hospital for Special Surgery Raises $115 Million in Fundraising Campaign
Date: 2005-09-29
Deborah M. Sale

Hospital for Special Surgery Department of Radiology and Imaging Expands Departmental Expertise with Three Highly Specialized Recruits
Date: 2005-09-20
Sherri Birchansky

Hospital for Special Surgery Ranked No. 2 in Orthopedics and No. 3 in Rheumatology by U.S. News and World Report
Date: 2005-07-08
John R. Reynolds

Hospital for Special Surgery Awarded Patent for New Glenoid Component for Shoulder Prosthesis Design
Date: 2005-06-02
Joseph Lipman