Divisions, Centers & Research HSS Department of Medicine
The HSS Department of Medicine serves our patients by providing expert medical care for non-surgical musculoskeletal, autoimmune and inflammatory conditions, and supports HSS Orthopedic Surgery by providing pre-operative optimization and post-operative medical care for patients ongoing surgical procedures at the hospital.
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Optimizing Health Perioperative Medicine Division HSS
(6 days ago) Perioperative medicine is a newly emerging field of medicine that focuses on optimizing the health of patients who are planning to undergo surgery and providing medical care for those patients following surgery. As part of an institution-wide commitment to ensuring the best possible outcomes for
Sports Medicine Institute
(9 days ago) HSS Sports Medicine Institute boasts a team of physicians and sports specialists dedicated to treating athletic injuries of the musculoskeletal system, with a special focus on shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and foot and ankle injuries. We field more than 95,000 patient visits each year and perform more
(5 days ago) Regenerative medicine therapies, also sometimes called orthobiologics, use biological tissues found in the human body, such as blood, fat or bone marrow. In most cases, this type of biologic treatment is created using the patient’s own tissue to treat an injury. (This is called "autologous
Regenerative Medicine for Orthopedics: Biologic Therapies
(Just Now) Regenerative medicine uses biologic treatments to improve symptoms of certain orthopedic conditions and has the potential to enhance healing in musculoskeletal tissues. Regenerative medicine therapies, also sometimes called orthobiologics, use biological tissues found in the human body, such as
Sports Medicine Surgeons and Physicians
(3 days ago) Sports Medicine Surgeons and Physicians. HSS Sports Medicine surgeons and physicians are dedicated to treating athletic injuries of the musculoskeletal system, with a special focus on shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and foot and ankle injuries.
Performing Arts Medicine Collaborative
(2 days ago) The purpose of the Performing Arts Medicine Collaborative at HSS is to help performing artists get back onstage so that they can continue uplifting the world with their talents. Our collaborative brings together experts from a range of specialties to …
Movement Is Medicine: Physical Activity and Exercise HSS
(2 days ago) The American College of Sports Medicine publishes guidelines for exercising, including special guidance for people with health issues. Scheduling an assessment with a physical therapist, exercise physiologist or physiatrist (a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation) is an excellent way to learn about your strengths
Sports Medicine Surgeons
(8 days ago) Sports Medicine Surgeons. HSS Sports Medicine surgeons are dedicated to treating athletic injuries of the musculoskeletal system, with a special focus on shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and foot and ankle injuries. We have a strong focus on basic and clinical research with special focus on the ACL and shoulder.
Primary Sports Medicine Physicians
(3 days ago) The Primary Sports Medicine Physicians practice non-surgical musculoskeletal care. Our team is your primary home for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal problems. Common conditions seen by Primary Sports Medicine Physicians include pain or dysfunction in neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, back, hip, knee, leg, and ankle and foot.
David A. Wang, MD
(7 days ago) David A. Wang, MD, is a sports medicine physician specializing in the treatment of acute and overuse injuries. A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Wang completed his residency in family medicine at University of California, San Diego and his fellowship in sports medicine at UCLA.
HSS Center for Regenerative Medicine
(5 days ago) Support Regenerative Medicine Research. Philanthropy is vital to research and care at HSS. Funding is particularly important to efforts focused on ambitious new ideas, technologies and techniques that may shape the future of orthopedic health. The Center for Regenerative Medicine is dedicated to delivering exceptional, leading-edge care.
Sports Medicine Conditions, Prevention and Treatments HSS
(4 days ago) Currently, our sports medicine doctors and physical therapists serve as team physicians and athletic trainers for the New York Giants, the New York Mets, the New York Knicks, and the Brooklyn Nets. To learn more about the sports medicine services and treatments available at HSS, access the articles, audio clips, and video programs listed below.
Primary Sports Medicine Fellowship
(8 days ago) Department of Medicine. John P. DiFiori, MD, FACSM, Chief, Primary Sports Medicine Service James J. Kinderknecht, MD, Fellowship Director Sameer Dixit, MD, Associate Fellowship Director. Duration: 1 year (July 1–June 30) Stipend: $92,515.63 per annum/benefits (subsidized housing also available) Positions: 1 ACGME-Accredited Location: Hospital for Special Surgery
Andreas H. Gomoll, MD
(9 days ago) Dr. Andreas Gomoll is double board certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and …
James N. Robinson, MD
(9 days ago) James N. Robinson, MD. Dr. James Robinson is a fellowship-trained, board certified sports medicine physician. His primary focus is treating sports injuries in athletes of all abilities, from those at the high school, college, and professional level to recreational athletes and weekend warriors. He routinely uses the most advanced techniques for
Dena Barsoum, MD
(7 days ago) Dr. Barsoum is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). She completed residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, where she served as academic chief resident and was awarded the Resident Teacher of the Year Award and the Areti Award (awarded to the resident who demonstrates a consistent …
Knee and Knee Pain Conditions and Treatments
(3 days ago) HSS offers a multidisciplinary approach to knee care. Our orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine doctors provide acute injury treatments that may be surgical or nonsurgical. For pain that arises when there has been no obvious injury, you may benefit from treatment by a physiatrist, rheumatologist or physical therapist.
Ryan J. Lingor, MD
(6 days ago) Dr. Lingor is a sports medicine physician specializing in chronic tendon problems, osteoarthritis, injuries, fractures and weight management. Book online with our top ranked surgeons, physicians or specialists in orthopedics, rheumatology, or sports medicine…
Jonathan S. Kirschner, MD, RMSK
(3 days ago) Dr. Kirschner is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR), Sports Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is also a registered musculoskeletal sonographer and uses ultrasound to both diagnose and treat neuromusculoskeletal conditions.
Dora K. Leung, MD
(5 days ago) Dr. Leung talks about pursuing a career in neuromuscular medicine, her role in educating and training future neurologists, and more. Affiliations. Member, of the Monograph, Issues and Opinion Committee in the AANEM society (American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine) since 2009.
Heidi Prather, DO
(8 days ago) Heidi Prather, DO. Dr. Heidi Prather is an Attending Physiatrist at Hospital for Special Surgery. She specializes in sports medicine and the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of spine and hip disorders and conditions. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors in biology and chemistry from Drury College, she received her Doctorate
Daniel H. Blatz, MD
(7 days ago) Daniel H. Blatz, MD. Dr. Daniel Blatz is a board certified physician in physiatry and sports medicine. He specializes in the field of orthopedics and treats all musculoskeletal conditions, which include muscle, tendon, ligament, joint, and spine issues. Dr. Blatz completed his residency at Northwestern in Chicago, IL and fellowship in Sports
C. Ronald MacKenzie, MD
(6 days ago) Dr. C. Ronald MacKenzie is an attending physician at Hospital for Special Surgery and Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Ethics at Weill Cornell Medical College. Recently named The C. Ronald MacKenzie Chair in Ethics and Medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery, he has practiced rheumatology
Katherine Noto Haseltine, MD
(4 days ago) Publications. Research. Dr. Katherine Noto Haseltine is an Endocrinologist in the Metabolic Bone division at HSS. She is board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, as well as Internal Medicine. Dr. Haseltine received her undergraduate degree from Duke University and completed her medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Integrative Rheumatology and Orthopedics Center
(7 days ago) The Integrative Rheumatology and Orthopedics Center (IROC) seeks to improve the lives of patients with rheumatic diseases undergoing orthopedic surgery through: Patient-centric research in medical and surgical care. New scientific knowledge to optimize timely patient access and appropriate selection. Safer and more efficient protocols to
Pantelis P. Pavlakis, MD, PhD
(2 days ago) Dr. Pantelis Pavlakis is a physician-scientist, board certified in neurology and neuromuscular medicine. He has clinical expertise in neuromuscular diseases, in particular, immune-mediated neuromuscular syndromes and neurologic complications of systemic …
Lindsay S. Lally, MD
(8 days ago) Annual Review of Medicine 2014, volume 66 in press . Lally L, Pernis A, Narula N, Huang WT and Spiera RF. Increased Rho Kinase Activity in Temporal Artery Biopsies from Patients with Giant Cell Arteritis. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2014. Lally L, Lebovics RS, Huang-WT, Spiera RF. Effectiveness of rituximab for the otolaryngologic manifestations of
Vincenzo Castellano, MD
(4 days ago) Dr. Vincenzo Castellano is a board certified physician specializing in interventional spine and sports medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery. He treats disorders of the lower back, thoracic spine, neck, various joints and muscles. In addition, Dr. Castellano performs minimally invasive procedures including fluoroscopically-guided
Explore Lab Medicine Careers at Hospital for Special Surgery
(2 days ago) Director, Laboratory Medicine Joined HSS in 2007 I couldn’t tell you the presidents’ names at the other hospitals I’ve worked at, but here everyone knows Lou Shapiro, and he knows us. This is a place where you feel connected because everyone is working towards the same goal – from the top down. It’s the same with the patients.
Michael C. Fu, MD, MHS
(5 days ago) Dr. Michael Fu is an Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon and shoulder specialist in the HSS Sports Medicine Institute. He is also a clinical instructor at Weill Cornell Medical College. As a shoulder surgery and sports medicine specialist, Dr. Fu's experience across the entire spectrum of shoulder pathology enables comprehensive and
Perioperative Medicine at HSS: Guide for Surgical Patients
(1 days ago) About the Division of Perioperative Medicine. As part of an institution-wide commitment to ensuring the best possible outcomes for surgical patients, the Division of Perioperative Medicine was created within the Department of Medicine of Hospital for Special Surgery. The goals of the Division are to focus on patient care, education, and research.
Lisa R. Callahan, MD
(8 days ago) Lisa R. Callahan, MD, joined Hospital for Special Surgery's Sports Medicine Department in 1994. She is board certified in primary care/sports medicine and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Currently, she …
John P. DiFiori, MD, FACSM
(7 days ago) He is a former President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the largest organization of sports medicine physicians in the US. He is distinguished as being named a fellow of both the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. Dr.
Karmela Kim Chan, MD
(7 days ago) Dr. Chan graduated from medical school in the Philippines fully convinced that she wanted to become a rheumatologist. She worked towards that goal, finishing her internal medicine residency at the University of Connecticut and her rheumatology fellowship at the …
Jo A. Hannafin, MD, PhD
(6 days ago) Dr. Jo A. Hannafin is board certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She is an Attending Orthopedic Surgeon and Orthopedic Director of the Women's Sports Medicine Center at HSS and a Professor in the Department of Orthopedic …
David M. Dines, MD
(6 days ago) Academically, David Dines is a member of the Sports Medicine Institute at HSS and is a Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Previously he served as Chairman and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
Center for Professional Sports Medicine
(Just Now) The HSS Center for Professional Sports Medicine brings together leading experts in orthopedics, sports medicine and related specialties to provide excellent care in a highly collaborative manner. These healthcare professionals learn from one another to refine and redefine the standards for best practices in professional sports medicine.
HSS West Side ASC Ambulatory/Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery
(7 days ago) Our world-class surgeons and exceptional staff are dedicated to providing you with the very best sports medicine care. HSS West Side ASC is an independent, fully-licensed ambulatory surgery center and was formed as a joint venture between Hospital for …
Doctor-Patient Communication: The Essence a Partnership
(3 days ago) Dr. Stephen Paget emphasizes that medicine is all about the patient. The patient may perceive a significant power differential in the doctor-patient relationship and that perception is right – it is truly the patient who holds all the power. Despite the changes in healthcare due to the Affordable Care Act and healthcare reform, good medical
Juliet Aizer, MD, MPH
(7 days ago) She is an active member of several associations for medical professionals in internal medicine, rheumatology, and bone disease. Dr. Aizer is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, where she focuses on clinical skills development and curriculum design.
Women's Sports Summer Internship
(1 days ago) The Women's Sports Medicine Center at Hospital for Special Surgery sponsors internships for students interested in the field of sports medicine with a special focus on active and athletic women. The internship is a full-time, 8-week diverse summer experience. Interns will shadow all members of our healthcare team with exposure to primary sports
Precision Medicine Laboratory Hospital for Special Surgery
(1 days ago) Precision Medicine Laboratory- Laura Donlin, PhD and Miguel Otero, PhD, Directors. Through the HSS Precision Medicine Laboratory, multidisciplinary clinician-scientist teams comprehensively study orthopedic and autoimmune disorders. Through integrative and cutting-edge approaches, we aim to discover the best treatment for each patient.
Theodore A. Blaine, MD
(Just Now) He is the recipient for multiple grants and teaching awards for his commitment to academic medicine and orthopedic research. His professional training includes fellowships in Shoulder and Sports Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Elbow Surgery at the Mayo Clinic, and Musculoskeletal Research at the University of Rochester.
Kathleen L. Davenport, MD
(3 days ago) Dr. Kathleen L. Davenport is a fellowship trained sports, performing arts and dance medicine physician. She is active in research and lectures nationally and internationally to advance wellness in athletes of all abilities and disciplines. Her …
5th Annual Sports Medicine Leaders to Discuss Prevention
(6 days ago) Sports Medicine Leaders to Discuss Prevention and Treatment of Injuries. New York— April 12, 2011. Event: 5th Annual Current Concepts in Sports Medicine symposium at Hospital for Special Surgery. To provide athletic trainers, physical therapists and coaches with an update on surgical advances and rehabilitation techniques for recreational and