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Jul 21, 2015, 00:01 ET
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Hospital for Special Surgery Ranked No. 1 in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report for Sixth Consecutive Year

For the sixth consecutive year, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been ranked the top hospital in the country for orthopedics by U.S. News...

Jun 22, 2015, 17:00 ET
Jane E. Salmon, M.D., Director of the Lupus and APS Center of Excellence and Collette Kean Research Chair at Hospital for Special Surgery, was the principal investigator of the 10-year prospective, multi-center study known as PROMISSE that looked at pregnancy outcomes for women with lupus.

Pioneering Study Finds Most Women with Lupus Can Have Good Pregnancy Outcomes, Identifies Risk Factors Linked to Poor Outcomes

One of the most important and anxiety-producing concerns among patients with lupus is whether it is safe to become pregnant. A pioneering study...

May 20, 2015, 09:00 ET
Hospital for Special Surgery to Honor Orthopedic Surgeon, David Helfet, M.D., at Annual Tribute Dinner

Hospital for Special Surgery to Honor Comcast's Brian L. Roberts and Orthopedic Surgeon, David Helfet, M.D., at Annual Tribute Dinner

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will honor Brian L. Roberts, chairman and CEO of Comcast Corporation, in celebration of his business...

May 14, 2015, 10:00 ET
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery Receive Grant to Study Health Outcomes of Ankle Fusion Versus Replacement. Principle investigator of the study, Constantine Demetracopoulos, M.D., attending orthopedic surgeon at HSS, is pictured above.

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery Receive Grant to Study Health Outcomes of Ankle Fusion Versus Replacement

The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City has been awarded a grant to compare two different treatments for ankle arthritis, a...

May 05, 2015, 11:44 ET
Lionel B. Ivashkiv, M.D., is appointed Chief Scientific Officer at Hospital for Special Surgery

Lionel B. Ivashkiv, M.D., is Appointed Chief Scientific Officer at Hospital for Special Surgery

 Lionel B. Ivashkiv, M.D., premier scientist in autoimmune, inflammatory and musculoskeletal diseases at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:30 ET
Hospital for Special Surgery Names Frank Schwab, M.D., as the New Spine Service Chief.

Hospital for Special Surgery Names Frank Schwab, M.D., as the New Spine Service Chief

 Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the top-ranked orthopedic hospital in the nation, today announced the appointment of Frank Schwab, M.D.,...

Feb 05, 2015, 11:00 ET
Hospital for Special Surgery "Back in the Game"

World's Largest Public Collection of Orthopedic and Rheumatological Patient Stories Debuts

Recognizing that consumers rely on the experience of others when choosing elective care, the top-ranked orthopedic hospital today introduced an...

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...