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Sep 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

Cervical Disc Clinical Trial for People with Neck and Arm Pain Set to Begin at Hospital for Special Surgery

 Millions of people suffer from neck and arm pain as a result of cervical disc disease. Recently the FDA approved the launch of a clinical...

Sep 11, 2014, 10:00 ET

Breakthroughs in Musculoskeletal Care are Focal Point Leading Specialty Hospital

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the premier hospital for orthopedics and rheumatology in the nation, launched the HSS Innovation Center...

Dec 19, 2013, 10:47 ET
Hollis G. Potter, M.D., Chair of the Department of Radiology & Imaging at Hospital for Special Surgery.  (PRNewsFoto/Hospital for Special Surgery)

New Leadership, Breakthrough Techniques and Research Clearly Defines Hospital for Special Surgery's Internationally Recognized Department of Radiology and Imaging

Globally known as the premier center for world class musculoskeletal clinical and research imaging, the Department of Radiology & Imaging at...

Dec 16, 2013, 10:00 ET

IMG and Hospital for Special Surgery Team Up on Multi-Faceted Collaboration

 IMG, the global sports, fashion, and media company, announced today a new relationship with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the No. 1...

Dec 11, 2013, 06:00 ET

Hospital for Special Surgery Has Highest Volume and Significantly Lower Infection Rate for Total Hip Replacement in New York State for Fifth Year

 For the fifth year in a row, Hospital for Special Surgery has an infection rate that is significantly lower than the New York State average...

Aug 16, 2013, 17:00 ET

Hospital for Special Surgery Named United States Olympic Committee's First National Medical Center

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City has been designated the first National Medical Center of the United States Olympic...

Jul 16, 2013, 12:00 ET

Hospital for Special Surgery again ranked No. 1 in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report

 U.S. News & World Report has again named Hospital for Special Surgery the top hospital in the country for orthopedics in its 2013 "Best...

Jun 14, 2013, 13:07 ET

New Book "Anatomy of a Hospital" Tells Fascinating Story of Hospital for Special Surgery

With 537 pages and 150 photographs, "Anatomy of a Hospital" chronicles the history of the nation's oldest hospital for orthopedics, from its...

May 06, 2013, 12:31 ET

Leading Orthopedics Hospital Reaches Sweeping Agreement With Brazilian Healthcare Giant

Clinical pathways and quality initiatives leading to world class outcomes are the foundation of a far-reaching agreement between New York-based...

Apr 04, 2013, 11:00 ET

Hospital For Special Surgery Is Only Hospital In Northeast To Receive 2013 Gallup Great Workplace Award

 Hospital for Special Surgery has received, for the second consecutive year, the 2013 "Gallup Great Workplace Award" and is the only hospital...

Mar 21, 2013, 08:15 ET

"Docking Technique" to Repair Torn Elbow Ligament Yields Favorable Results in Adolescent Baseball Players

 A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) found that a surgical procedure known as the "docking technique" to repair a torn elbow ligament...

Nov 30, 2012, 07:15 ET

Hospital for Special Surgery Has Highest Volume and Significantly Lower Infection Rate for Total Hip Replacement in New York State for Fourth Year

 For the fourth year in a row, Hospital for Special Surgery has an infection rate that is significantly lower than the New York State average...

Nov 01, 2012, 17:03 ET

Sports Medicine Experts Offer Tips To Help Post-Marathon Recovery

Close to 47,000 runners have spent the past several months training for the ING New York City Marathon. Once they have completed the race and...

Oct 26, 2012, 16:18 ET

Anesthesia Type Affects Outcomes of Bilateral Knee Replacement Surgery

 Using regional anesthesia rather than general anesthesia reduces the need for blood transfusions in patients undergoing bilateral total knee...

Oct 25, 2012, 14:00 ET

Children Are Champions: Hospital For Special Surgery Opens Lerner Children's Pavilion

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the number one hospital for orthopedics in the country, today announced the opening of the Alfred and...

Oct 25, 2012, 10:52 ET

Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants Invite Fans to "Get Fit Like the Giants!"

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world leader in orthopedics and rheumatology and the Official Hospital of the New York Giants, announced...

Sep 25, 2012, 16:46 ET

Ryder Cup Pressure Not Just In Their Heads

 Ryder Cup pressure is described as among the most intense not only golf but in all of sports. Golfers, used to competing as individuals, now...

Jul 17, 2012, 06:45 ET

Hospital for Special Surgery Again Ranked No. 1 In Orthopedics By U.S. News & World Report

For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report named Hospital for Special Surgery the top hospital in the country for orthopedics in...

May 25, 2012, 17:44 ET

Hospital for Special Surgery, Official Hospital of The PGA of America, Launches Website Dedicated to Tracking Steps While Playing Golf

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the Official Hospital of The PGA of America, announced today the launch of an interactive Website dedicated to...

Apr 06, 2012, 12:15 ET

Hospital for Special Surgery is Only Hospital in Northeast to Receive 2012 Gallup Great Workplace Award

 Hospital for Special Surgery has received, for the first time, the 2012 "Gallup Great Workplace Award" and is the only hospital in the...