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Aug 16, 2017, 14:00 ET The New York Cosmos Announce Partnership With Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)

The New York Cosmos announced today that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will be the team's official hospital. The new multi-year partnership...


Aug 08, 2017, 00:02 ET HSS Ranked No. 1 in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report for Eighth Consecutive Year

For the eighth consecutive year, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the country for orthopedics by U.S. News...


Jul 17, 2017, 14:36 ET HSS Hosts First Annual Professional Sports Medicine Conference

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has a long specialized history of working with high-performing athletes, teams, agents, and families, enabling...


Jul 08, 2017, 12:30 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Hosts LANtern® Lupus Health & Wellness Day event

Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) can be a confusing and challenging autoimmune illness, affecting multiple organ systems, but with culturally...


Jun 26, 2017, 08:00 ET National Leader in Orthopedics Expands in Bergen County to Add Rehabilitation Services

The Bergen County outpatient center of the nation's leading hospital for orthopedics and rheumatology has been nearly doubled in size to include...


Jun 01, 2017, 08:00 ET Hospital for Special Surgery to Honor Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus Thomas P. Sculco, MD, at Annual Tribute Dinner

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will present Thomas P. Sculco, M.D., surgeon-in-chief emeritus, with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the...


May 04, 2017, 12:13 ET HSS Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Support Program During Myositis Awareness Month

Myositis can be a frustrating and mysterious disease, but connecting with others who understand the challenges can offer a shared mutual support to...


Apr 12, 2017, 09:04 ET HSS Opens Ambulatory Surgery Center in Manhattan

Today, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) the first and only hospital in the United States dedicated to orthopedic and rheumatologic care,...


Apr 04, 2017, 08:00 ET HSS Recognized by Healthgrades for Outstanding Patient Experience

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2017 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for the...


Mar 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Boston Biomotion and the Hospital for Special Surgery Global Innovation Institute Partner to Transform Strength Training and Recovery

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the global leader in musculoskeletal health, and Boston Biomotion, a NY-based technology startup developing a...


Mar 16, 2017, 19:05 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Hand Surgeon Receives Prestigious Research Award at AAOS Annual Meeting

Scott Wolfe, MD, chief emeritus of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, has received the...


Mar 16, 2017, 19:05 ET Study: More than Half of College Football Athletes Have Inadequate Levels of Vitamin D - Deficiency Linked to Muscle Injuries

More than half of college football athletes participating in the NFL Combine had inadequate levels of vitamin D, and this left them more...


Mar 16, 2017, 16:35 ET Study Finds Ligament Reconstruction is an Effective Treatment for Kneecap Instability in Patients with Trochlear Dysplasia

While a first time kneecap dislocation can usually be treated non-surgically, recurring dislocations often necessitate surgical intervention. MPFL...


Mar 14, 2017, 10:05 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Presents Data Validating Shorter, More Patient Friendly Outcomes Assessment for Revision Knee Replacement

Researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world leader in musculoskeletal research and care, confirmed that a significantly shortened,...


Mar 14, 2017, 10:05 ET Study Identifies Modifiable Risk Factors for Elbow Injuries in Baseball Pitchers

Elbow injuries continue to be on the rise in baseball players, especially pitchers, yet little is known about the actual variables that influence...


Mar 13, 2017, 08:05 ET HSS Launches Center for the Advancement of Value in Musculoskeletal Care

Today, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) launched the Center for the Advancement of Value in Musculoskeletal Care. The Center will bring together...


Mar 09, 2017, 08:30 ET HSS Draws Five New Nationally Distinguished Physicians

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) today announced the arrival of five prominent physicians—two chiefs of services and three orthopedic surgeons....


Feb 07, 2017, 06:00 ET Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery Introduce Connecticut's Premier Specialty Orthopedics Center

Today, Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) formally announced a collaboration to create the premier center for advanced...


Nov 03, 2016, 13:30 ET Press Ganey Presents Hospital for Special Surgery with Guardian of Excellence Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Today, Press Ganey, a nationally recognized private company that measures patient satisfaction, named Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) a 2016...


Nov 01, 2016, 14:56 ET Motivation to Move: Study Finds Mild Exercise Helps Decrease Pain and Improve Activity Level in Older Adults

It's never too late to reap the benefits of exercise, and that includes older adults with arthritis and other muscle and joint conditions,...


Oct 18, 2016, 08:05 ET Healthgrades Recognizes HSS for Exceptional Quality Care in Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery

Recognition that transparency about the quality of health care is crucial to drive improvement is seen in a growing body of consumer education,...


Aug 02, 2016, 00:02 ET Hospital for Special Surgery Nationally Ranked No. 1 in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report for Seventh Consecutive Year

For the seventh consecutive year, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the country for orthopedics by U.S. News...


Aug 01, 2016, 09:02 ET Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery Receive Grant to Study Shoulder Rehabilitation for Pitchers

 A team led by Stephen Fealy, MD, and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been awarded the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation...


Jul 21, 2016, 09:30 ET New York City Orthopedic Surgeons Look to Reduce Patellofemoral Misdiagnoses with New Center of Excellence

 Over the past decade, orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have determined it is increasingly common for individuals with...


Jun 15, 2016, 14:58 ET New Health Literacy Strategy Probes Ways To Minimize Gap Between Socioeconomic Levels

 Low health literacy is associated with poor health outcomes and is most likely to affect patients with low socioeconomic status and public...