Hospital for Special Surgery – NEW YORK

Address: 535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Phone: (212) 606-1000 Website:

HSS is nationally ranked #1 in orthopedics, #2 in rheumatology, and #19 in neurology by U.S.News & World Report (2011-2012). HSS has been top-ranked in the Northeast for both orthopedics and rheumatology for the 21st consecutive year. In addition, Consumer Reports ranked Hospital for Special Surgery the best hospital in New York City according to their patient satisfaction study. 

Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery is the nation’s oldest orthopedic hospital. More than 25,000 surgical procedures are performed annually. HSS performs more hip surgeries and more knee replacements than any other hospital in the nation. Every HSS surgeon who specializes in joint replacement performs more than 320 operations every year. Compare this to the fact that, nationwide, 5 out of 6 hip replacements are done by surgeons who perform fewer than 50 per year.

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