Hospital for Special Surgery

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Located in NYC, HSS is ranked #1 in the nation for Orthopedics and #2 for Rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2016-17) survey.

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In addition to their commitment in providing the best possible patient care, many of our employees are talented artists as well! From drawings to jewelry to sculptures, their talents were on display today at our annual Employee Art & Design Show. Thanks to all who took part in today’s fun-filled annual event! #HospitalForSpecialSurgery
We are excited and proud to announce that we have been named the official hospital of the @nycosmos! As part of our new partnership with this world-renowned soccer club, HSS physician Danyal H. Nawabi was also named as the Medical Director/Head orthopedic surgeon for the team. #HospitalForSpecialSurgery
Our patient Chris proves it IS possible to practice Yoga after spinal surgery! Want to learn more about his injury and how he was able to return to his favorite activities? Check out our Facebook page on 8/22 at 12pm ET for a LIVE broadcast with Chris from his home in East Haven, CT, and if you have questions in advance comment below! #HospitalForSpecialSurgery #HSSBackInTheGame
Whether you are passing our billboard on the West Side Highway, or coming to HSS from across the globe, we aim to provide the highest quality patient care and service. Period. #HospitalForSpecialSurgery
Our pediatric patients had the time of their lives riding waves and hanging 10 during their Adaptive Surfing Day in Long Beach, NY! We’d like to thank Skudin Surf (@skudinsurf) for making it a day that our patients truly won’t forget! #HospitalForSpecialSurgery #HSSKids
We are in the breathtaking Berkshires of Western Massachusetts today at Jacob’s Pillow Dance, where HSS Rehab is proud to be working with students from around the world who train and perform at this prestigious organization. HSS physical therapist Jason Mayerhofer and team have been working with dancers to maintain and treat acute injuries that occur while training as part of the oldest, internationally acclaimed dance festival in the country. #HospitalForSpecialSurgery #JacobsPillow
"While I was playing soccer last November, I felt a pain in my knee and it turned out I tore my ACL. Based on the recommendation of friends my soccer community (Bergen County, NJ), my mom and I scheduled an appointment at HSS to meet with Dr. Frank Cordasco. Now less than a year later, I’m about to get back on the soccer field with zero pain and can’t wait to play my freshman season in college!” #HospitalforSpecialSurgery #HSSBackInTheGame
People travel from across the globe to come to HSS, and today our pediatric patients were treated to a surprise visit from @MissUniverse! Thanks to @ProjectSunshine, patients were treated to once-in-a-lifetime photos with Miss Universe, listened to inspiring words of encouragement, and even got to try on her beautiful sash! #HospitalForSpecialSurgery #HSSKids #SpreadSunshine
We are proud to announce that for the eighth consecutive year, we have been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the country for orthopedics by U.S. News and World Report (@usnews) "Best Hospitals 2017-2018" survey. We’re also honored to be recognized again as a leader in rheumatology, ranking No. 3 in the nation. This marks the 26th year in a row that HSS is among the top ranked hospitals in both categories, and we would like to thank our physicians, staff, and especially our patients, for helping us earn this prestigious distinction. #HospitalForSpecialSurgery
Having a great day in the Hamptons today! We are proud to be a presenting sponsor at today’s Southampton Sweat Fitness Festival, where our sports performance and rehabilitation team provided injury prevention and massage therapy tips to all participants. #SouthamptonSweat #HamptonsMagazine #HospitalForSpecialSurgery
For more than four decades, HSS researchers have been dedicated to studying the underlying mechanisms of rheumatologic conditions such as lupus. Researchers and scientists at the Mary Kirkland Center for Lupus Research, founded in 2001 and co-directed by Dr. Mary K. Crow, HSS Physician-in-Chief, advance research in the field and develop patient programs in a collaborative environment. Their goal is to improve lupus patients’ quality of life. #HospitalForSpecialSurgery #HSSDiscoveryToRecovery #lupus
One year ago, our patient Joquan underwent knee surgery after sustaining an ACL and posterolateral corner tear while playing lacrosse. This week, his orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Frank Cordasco, cleared him to play lacrosse for his senior year of high school. Congratulations Joquan, and best of luck for a successful year! #HospitalForSpecialSurgery #HSSBackInTheGame