Hospital for Special Surgery - Development
Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery has earned the distinction of being the world’s leading center for musculoskeletal health. Ranked #1 for Orthopedics and #3 for Rheumatology in the U.S.News & World Report” Best Hospitals 2014-15” issue, HSS has been among the topranked hospitals for both Orthopedics and Rheumatology for 23 consecutive years. The Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country, and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center three consecutive times. In 2014, HSS performed over 29,000 surgeries, and received over 300,000 inpatient and outpatient visits from individuals across the world seeking our specialized services and unmatched commitment to quality care, safety, and results. HSS is the Official Hospital of USA Basketball, the New York Giants, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, New York Mets, New York Liberty, New York Red Bulls, and New York Road Runners. Special Surgery is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all affected by musculoskeletal and autoimmune disease through exceptional clinical care, research, and education.