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HSS Acquires Low-Dose X-Ray System for Westchester Location

When a child needs recurring diagnostic x-rays, parents often worry about exposure to radiation. It’s a concern for health professionals as well. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) recently acquired a fourth low-dose orthopedic imaging system for...
8-Jul-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Jack Davis of Hospital for Special Surgery Named President of National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

Jack Davis, RN, ONC, manager of Patient Education and Research at Hospital for Special Surgery, has been named president of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON). The induction ceremony took place at the organization’s annual...
21-May-2019 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HSS Researchers Advance Understandings of the Cellular Mechanisms Driving Rheumatoid Arthritis

HSS Scientists Publish Two Studies On RA Treatment Strategies
8-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Dr. Michael Parks of HSS Receives Diversity Award from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Michael L. Parks, MD, clinical director of Orthopedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, today received the 2019 Diversity Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
13-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Surgery to Remove Herniated Discs in the Neck Can Be Safely Performed in Outpatient Setting in Select Patients

Surgery to remove multiple herniated or degenerated discs in the neck, a procedure known as anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), can be safely performed in an outpatient setting in select patients, according to a study at Hospital for...
13-Mar-2019 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

No Increased Risk of Complications for Ambulatory Total Joint Replacement in a Community Hospital Setting

Researchers conducted a study to compare patient outcomes and costs for in-patient hip and knee replacement surgeries to those performed in an ambulatory surgery center. They found no increased risk of 90-day complication rates or readmission rates...
13-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: IV and Pill Form of Acetaminophen Work Equally Well After Hip Replacement as Part of Pain Management Plan

Pain management after surgery is a vital part of patient care. A study at Hospital for Special Surgery compared acetaminophen in the intravenous versus pill form as part of the overall pain management plan after hip replacement. Both worked equally...
12-Mar-2019 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HSS Orthopedic Surgeons Address Opioid Epidemic Head On

Orthopedic surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery have developed a pain management pathway designed to reduce the use of opioid medication after joint procedures.
12-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Sports Medicine Experts from Hospital for Special Surgery Available to Discuss 2014 Winter Olympic Games

6-Feb-2014 5:00 PM EST

Sports Medicine Experts Offer Insights During Olympics

Hospital for Special Surgery physicians, surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, sports psychologist and nutritionist are available for comment during Beijing Olympic games.
11-Aug-2008 8:00 AM EDT

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Tracy Hickenbottom
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212-606-1197

Robin Frank
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516-773-0319

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212.774.2641

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212-606-1139

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