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HSS is ranked the #1 hospital in the nation for orthopedics and #3 for rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals 2017-2018" survey.

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Normally you should keep your voices down when you're in the library. However, in honor of National Medical Librarians Month, we're making a special exception! Since its founding in 1936, the Kim Barrett Memorial Library at HSS has been a vital in-house resource for residents, fellows, and other members of the Hospital's faculty and staff. Medical librarians play a pivotal role in helping staff find and evaluate information resources, which encourage excellence in patient care, teaching, learning, and research conducted by HSS. Please join us in thanking our medical librarians for all that they do in managing a state-of-the-art, modern resource for medical education and research! #hospitalforspecialsurgery
To support those in Puerto Rico, HSS has launched a special Hurricane Maria Supply Drive, running now through November 13th in several locations across our NYC campus. Organized by the Employee Activities Committee, donated items such as diapers, batteries, and first aid supplies will be transported regularly to assist in the relief efforts. Thank you to EVERYONE for helping to support this important cause. #hospitalforspecialsurgery
We were proud to support the @lupusresearchalliance at this year’s Walk With Us to Cure Lupus event today! Taking place at the Intrepid, the goal of each Walk is to help further the mission to prevent, treat and cure lupus by raising funds for lupus research. #walkwithus #hospitalforspecialsurgery
We’d like to wish @reds pitcher and HSS patient @rookdavis24 the best of luck on his road to recovery following his hip surgery this week with Dr. Bryan Kelly, chief of HSS Sports Medicine. ⚾️#hospitalforspecialsurgery
In honor of National Physical Therapy Month, we’d like to recognize and thank our physical therapists within HSS Rehabilitation’s various treatment centers. Physical therapists play an integral role in the treatment process by working with individuals to prevent the loss of mobility or function before it occurs by developing fitness and wellness-oriented programs. Please join us in celebrating our PTs for the amazing work they do at providing outstanding patient care! #hospitalforspecialsurgery
“17 years ago, Dr. Bostrom replaced my hip, and last year he performed my hip revision surgery. I could not be happier with the care I received at HSS, so when I began feeling pain in my knees, I knew seeing Dr. Bostrom again was the right choice.” - HSS patient Donald K., who met with HSS hip & knee surgeon Dr. Mathias Bostrom this past week to discuss his condition and treatment options. #HospitalForSpecialSurgery
In honor of National Customer Service Week, we would like to recognize our staff for their efforts in providing exceptional support to our patients and their families. Their compassion, expertise and enthusiasm makes a genuine impact on every person they connect with, and we cannot thank them enough for their service! #HospitalForSpecialSurgery #CustomerServiceWeek
We’d like to wish @wwe superstar and HSS patient @wwethebigshow the best of luck on his road to recovery following hip resurfacing surgery, which was performed just a few days ago by hip & knee surgeon Dr. Edwin Su! #HospitalForSpecialSurgery
This morning, we gathered together in our own backyard for the East River Esplanade Groundbreaking Ceremony to announce our commitment to help beautify the esplanade between 70th and 72nd Street on the Upper East Side of New York City. As part of the project, we will re-pave the area, plant new greenery, install a water fountain, as well as put up a sound barrier. (From left to right: William Castro, Manhattan Borough Commissioner, NYC Parks; Jennifer Ratner, Founder, Friends of the East River Esplanade; Council Member Ben Kallos; Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney; Borough President Gale Brewer; HSS president and CEO Louis A. Shapiro.) #HospitalForSpecialSurgery #EastRiverEsplanade
As part of the @newyorkredbulls 11 Days of Service, our pediatric patients at the HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion scored a special visit from midfielders @f.lipe8 and @detienne10! From talking soccer to offering inspirational words of encouragement, we can't thank the Red Bulls enough for providing such joy to our patients and their families. #11DaysOfService #HSSKids #HospitalForSpecialSurgery
We had an amazing day with these superheroes - our pediatric patients at the HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion - as they showed us their best superhero poses in their new @starlightchildrensfoundation Brave Gowns! Thanks to New York Rangers' @rmcdonagh27 & New York Yankees' @taustin2121, and the Joy in Childhood Foundation for helping to make this such a special day! #HospitalForSpecialSurgery #HSSKids #DayOfJoy
As part of our Adaptive Sports Academy at the HSS Lerner Children’s Pavilion, several of our pediatric patients were treated to a @mets game at @citifield tonight! This special trip helps to celebrate all of the accomplishments that these patients have made this year. #HospitalForSpecialSurgery #HSSKids ⚾️