Hospital for Special Surgery
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HSS Appoints Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA, Co-Chief of Spine Service
Hospital for Special Surgery, the academic medical center specialized in musculoskeletal care since 1863, announced the appointment of Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, MBA as co-chief of HSS Spine, effective October 1, 2022.
HSS Offers New Option for ACL Surgery, Shifting Focus from Reconstruction to Restoration
Two sports medicine surgeons at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City are among the first in the nation to use an innovative new implant for the treatment of anterior cruciate ligament tears, which was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) Opens Major Expansion on Long Island
Hospital for Special Surgery, the world's top-ranked health system specialized in orthopedic care, marked a major expansion and renovation of its Uniondale location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week.
New HSS Study Finds Safe and Effective Outcomes After Innovative ACL Reconstruction Technique in Children and Adolescents at High Risk for Re-Tears
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2022 Annual Meeting found that a novel surgical technique performed during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in certain younger patients garnered positive results two years post-surgery.
HSS Presents New Biomechanics Research at 2022 AAOS Annual Meeting
At this year's American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting, which is being held March 22 to 26 in Chicago, HSS presented new research related to biomechanics and orthopedic surgery, highlighting the unique relationship surgeons have with the engineers to promote the highest quality in patient care and advancing joint replacement for the future.
New Study Finds Black Patients Less Likely to be Completely Satisfied with Care After Knee or Hip Replacement
A study presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2022 Annual Meeting found that Black patients were less likely than white patients to be completely satisfied with the process of care following knee or hip replacement.
HSS Study Reveals Why Men are More Likely to Be Offered Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Males presented with more severe carpal tunnel syndrome and were offered surgery more often than females with the condition, according to work by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery featured in a poster presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2022 Annual Meeting.
HSS Study Offers Timelines for Return to Activity After Major Foot Surgery
Many patients who undergo surgery to correct a collapsing foot share the question: Will I be able to get back to doing the things I love?
First Surgeries Completed With Patient-Specific 3D Printed Implants Produced At The Limacorporate Promade Point Of Care Center At Hospital For Special Surgery
LimaCorporate S.p.A., leading global orthopedics manufacturer, and Hospital for Special Surgery, consistently ranked number one in orthopedics globally by Newsweek and nationally by U.S. News & World Report in the U.S., announced a new milestone in their collaboration.
Pioneering Physician-Scientist Timothy B. Niewold, MD, FACR Appointed Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)
Timothy B. Niewold Will help lead the nation's largest staff of Rheumatologists to advance basic and translational research in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.
HSS Scientist Awarded Two NIH Grants Totaling $6 Million
A scientist at Hospital for Special Surgery, Chitra Dahia, PhD, has received two National Institutes of Health grants totaling $6 million for translational research aimed at understanding the root cause of disc degeneration and chronic back pain in order to develop treatment options that do not rely on addictive pain-relieving medications.
New HSS Study Finds Hip Replacements on the Rise Among Adolescents Under 21 Years of Age
A growing number of adolescents in the United States are undergoing total hip replacement surgeries, according to new study findings from researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
HSS Study Sheds Light on Real-World Treatment Patterns of Psoriatic Arthritis
Despite clear directives outlined in the updated guidelines published by the American College of Rheumatology/National Psoriasis Foundation in 2018, there is limited data regarding medication use in real-world clinical practice and patient medication preferences for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis.
Researchers Present Global Effort to Develop Machine Learning Tools for Automated Assessment of Radiographic Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Crowdsourcing has become an increasingly popular way to develop machine learning algorithms to address many clinical problems in a variety of illnesses.
HSS Study Identifies Risk Factors for "Long-Haul" COVID-19 in People with Rheumatic Diseases
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City demonstrates over half of patients with rheumatic diseases who contracted COVID-19 during the pandemic and completed a COVID-19 survey, experienced so-called "long-haul" COVID, or prolonged symptoms of the infection, including loss of taste or smell, muscle aches and difficulty concentrating, for one month or longer.
Hospital for Special Surgery Receives Visionary Gift from Leonard A. Lauder and Ronald S. Lauder to Establish the Lauder Family Spine Center
Hospital for Special Surgery has received a landmark contribution from philanthropists Leonard A. Lauder and Ronald S. Lauder to establish the Lauder Family Spine Center.
HSS Study Seeks to Optimize Patient Selection for Major Foot Surgery
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City could help orthopedic surgeons better identify which patients will benefit most from surgery to correct debilitating age-related deterioration of their foot arches.
HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion Ranked Best Pediatric Orthopedic Hospital in NY, NJ and CT
Hospital for Special Surgery's Lerner Children's Pavilion is named the best pediatric orthopedic hospital in the tri-state region, ranking among the nation's finest in the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report's "Best Children's Hospitals" list.
HSS Hand Surgeon Performs First Surgery with FDA-Cleared Wrist Replacement Implant He Designed
Sixty-nine-year-old Mark Eisen says he waited seven years for a surgery he hopes will change his life. Last week, he had the first total wrist replacement with KinematX™, a new implant co-designed by Scott W. Wolfe, MD, chief emeritus of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service at Hospital for Special Surgery.
HSS Study Shows Greater Increases in Training Volume Associated With Higher Risk of Injuries Among Marathon Runners
New results presented at the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 2021 Annual Meeting find runners who had more gradual increases in weekly mileage had fewer injuries