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May 14, 2018, 08:00 ET HSS Anesthesia Education Program Sees Sustainable Results in Vietnam

Training local clinicians with regional anesthesia techniques has helped the Vietnamese medical community improve their approach to...


May 07, 2018, 08:00 ET HSS Researchers Launch Study to Measure Bone Effects of New Rheumatologic Agent

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have launched a pilot study to see how a drug that treats several related autoimmune disorders...


Apr 30, 2018, 08:00 ET HSS Surgeon Michael L. Parks, MD, Named President of Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation

Michael L. Parks, MD, vice chair for quality and clinical director of orthopaedic surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), was inducted as...


Apr 19, 2018, 08:00 ET Study Finds Serious Flaws in Physician Performance Metrics

Researchers are calling for a "time out" in the use of performance measures for physicians after finding that less than 40 percent of these metrics...


Mar 22, 2018, 10:52 ET HSS Scientists Identify Key Regulator of Pathways Linked to Kidney Damage in Lupus

A protein that helps regulate the body's inflammatory system appears to play a critical role in causing kidney damage in patients with...


Mar 09, 2018, 11:00 ET HSS Study Finds Consensus Needed for Joint Replacement Performance Measurement

Researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world leader in musculoskeletal research and care, are calling for greater consensus in the...


Mar 08, 2018, 10:12 ET Study Finds 8th and 9th Graders at Highest Risk for Re-tearing ACL after Surgery

ACL injuries in young athletes who are still growing has become a rising clinical problem in recent years. While it is widely known that teenage...


Jan 30, 2018, 08:00 ET HSS Names John P. DiFiori, MD, New Chief of Primary Care Sports Medicine

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) today announced the appointment of John P. DiFiori, MD, as the new chief of the primary care sports medicine...


Jan 17, 2018, 08:00 ET HSS Anesthesiologist-in-Chief to Receive 2018 Distinguished Service Award

Gregory A. Liguori, MD, anesthesiologist-in-chief at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Clinical Professor in Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell...


Dec 18, 2017, 08:00 ET HSS Researchers Receive Grant for Clinical Trial to Improve Outcomes for Rotator Cuff Tears

A multidisciplinary team led by Scott Rodeo, MD, and Christopher Mendias, PhD, at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been awarded the...


Nov 28, 2017, 08:00 ET Global Leader in Musculoskeletal Care Hosts Training Seminar for Greek Surgeons

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will host 16 surgeons from Greece for an annual seminar dedicated to teaching the latest techniques and...


Nov 09, 2017, 08:30 ET HSS And BetterPT Team Up To Help Change The Game For Physical Therapy

Today, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and its Global Innovation Institute (GII) formalized a partnership with a new digital physical therapy...


Nov 03, 2017, 09:38 ET Global Leader in Musculoskeletal Care Earns Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

Today, Press Ganey, a nationally recognized private company that measures patient experience, named Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) a 2017 Press...


Oct 30, 2017, 16:05 ET HSS Orthopedics At Stamford Health Expands Services

The national leader in orthopedics and the largest hospital in Fairfield County today advanced their collaboration by opening the inpatient...


Oct 25, 2017, 08:30 ET Why Orthopedic Surgeons Should Stay on NFL Sidelines: A Position Statement from Hospital for Special Surgery

An editorial published in Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research on September 5, 2017 recommended that orthopedic surgeons should stop...


Oct 18, 2017, 11:00 ET National Leader in Orthopedics Expands to Westchester County

Hospital for Special Surgery, ranked No. 1 for orthopedics for the past eight years by U.S. News & World Report, today opened a 50,000 square...


Oct 12, 2017, 11:00 ET New App Helps Patients Fill Key Gap in Lupus Treatment

Living with lupus is both challenging and unpredictable, making good communication between physicians and patients vital to managing care. Today,...


Sep 26, 2017, 11:30 ET Study: Genetic Testing Can Help Determine Safest Dose of Common Blood Thinner

A new study finds that genetic testing can help determine the safest dose of the blood thinner warfarin, with fewer side effects, in patients...


Sep 12, 2017, 09:46 ET Researchers at HSS Receive Grants to Study Bone Stress Injuries

Two research teams at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have been awarded grants by the NBA and GE Healthcare Orthopedics and Sports Medicine...


Sep 12, 2017, 08:00 ET Todd J. Albert, MD, Named President of Scoliosis Research Society

Todd J. Albert, M.D., surgeon-in-chief and medical director of Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) was inducted as the 48th president of the...


Sep 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Healthcare Fundraising Leader Catherine Callagy Joins HSS as Chief Development Officer

Healthcare and civic philanthropy veteran Catherine Callagy has been appointed chief development officer by Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)....


Aug 29, 2017, 08:00 ET HSS Names William M. Ricci, MD, New Chief of Orthopedic Trauma Service

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) today announced the appointment of William M. Ricci, M.D., as the new chief of the Combined HSS/NYP...


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...