Hospital for Special Surgery
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HSS Receives $3.5 Million from Philanthropist Marina Kellen French and the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation
HSS Trustee Marina Kellen French and the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation have made an extraordinary commitment of $3.5 million to support a new research initiative to enable more patients to achieve successful outcomes from knee replacement surgery.
Delaying Rotator Cuff Surgery for 12 Months or Longer May Double the Odds of Needing Revision Surgery
Delaying surgery for 12 months or more after a rotator cuff tear diagnosis is associated with almost twice the odds of needing a subsequent revision surgery compared to having surgery between six weeks and one year after diagnosis, according to a retrospective study of records from thousands of patients across the United States by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery.
HSS Experts Release Evidence-Based Guidelines for Returning to Recreational Exercise After COVID-19
Sports medicine physicians at the Hospital for Special Surgery Sports Medicine Institute in New York City have developed the first set of guidelines for helping patients return to recreational activity safely after mild to moderate infection with COVID-19.
Exagen Inc. Announces a Collaboration with Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) for Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Exagen Inc., an organization dedicated to transforming the care continuum for patients suffering from autoimmune diseases, announced a collaboration with Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
Lower Back Pain Can Improve After Total Hip Replacement According to HSS Study
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City reveals that symptomatic lower back pain resolved in 82% of patients after total hip arthroplasty and identifies which patients are more likely to have their back pain resolved.
Immunosuppressive Drug Used to Treat Rheumatic Diseases May Help Select COVID-19 Patients Avoid Mechanical Ventilation
An immunosuppressive drug approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis and neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease may allow certain people with COVID-19 to avoid having to go on a ventilator, according to a small case study from investigators at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
HSS Study Identifies RA Patients With Worse Outcomes After Hip or Knee Replacement
In patients with rheumatoid arthritis, higher disease activity — not post-operative flares — increases the risk of pain and poor function one year after a total hip arthroplasty or total knee arthroplasty, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
Study Finds Enhanced Milestone-Based Rehabilitation After ACL Surgery Offers Cost Benefits for Insurers
Patients who undergo more focused, enhanced milestone-based rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament surgery experience better outcomes in the long run at a lower cost to the healthcare system, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City have found.
HSS Recognized by Healthgrades for Outstanding Patient Experience
Hospital for Special Surgery has been awarded the Healthgrades 2020 Outstanding Patient Experience AwardTM for the sixth consecutive year.
Modified ACL Reconstruction Technique in High-Risk Adolescent Athletes Shows Promising Results
An emerging surgical technique added to the standard anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in high-risk adolescent athletes resulted in zero re-tears and zero graft failures after a minimum follow-up of two years, according to preliminary results from patients who were treated at Hospital for Special Surgery.
Human Growth Hormone May Prevent Loss of Muscle Strength after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Human growth hormone may prevent the loss of muscle strength after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, according to results from a pilot study conducted by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Michigan.
HSS Awarded Grant for Trial of Blood Flow Restriction Therapy After Achilles Tendon Repair
Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City is currently studying the effect of blood flow restriction therapy following Achilles tendon rupture and repair.
HSS Welcomes Patients Back to Moving Forward
We are proud to have supported the community response to COVID-19 in many ways, including expansion of our famously rigorous infection control protocols.
HSS Healthcare Workers Called to Join National PCORnet® Study to Fight COVID-19 Together
Healthcare workers who interact with COVID-19 patients have a higher risk of becoming infected: Recent data shows that up to one in five are testing positive for the disease
Plasma Needed from Donors Who Recovered From COVID-19 for Expanded Access Treatment Program at HSS
Hospital for Special Surgery is playing a vital role in New York City's community response during the COVID-19 pandemic.
HSS Urgent Ortho Care Opens in NYC, Long Island, NJ and CT
Hospital for Special Surgery has opened four urgent care centers for serious orthopedic injuries that require prompt medical attention. HSS Urgent Ortho Care has two locations on Manhattan's Upper East Side; one on Long Island in central Nassau County; one in Stamford, Connecticut; and one in Paramus, New Jersey.
Frank Schwab, MD, Named Vice Chair of the HSS Innovation Institute
Hospital for Special Surgery announced the appointment of Frank Schwab, MD, Chief Emeritus of HSS's Spine service line, as the new Vice Chair of the HSS Innovation Institute.
Ambra Health’s Interoperable Image Management Suite Adopted by Hospital for Special Surgery
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S. Louis Bridges, Jr., MD, PhD, Named Physician-in-Chief and Chair of Rheumatology at Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery announced the appointment of S. Louis Bridges, Jr., MD, PhD, as the new Physician-in-Chief and Chair of the Division of Rheumatology, effective September 1, 2020.
Ivy Rehab and HSS Jointly Launch Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program
Ivy Rehab Physical Therapy, a national leader in outpatient musculoskeletal rehabilitative services, is proud to announce that it has partnered with the world renowned Hospital for Special Surgery to launch the "HSS and Ivy Rehab Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program".