HSS | Hospital for Special Surgery

This collaboration between Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and Medscape is designed to provide practicing clinicians with updates and analysis on clinically important topics in orthopedics, rheumatology, anesthesiology and other topics in musculoskeletal health.


  • Coalition Aims to Halve ACL Injuries in High School Athletes Dr Andrew Pearle explains the new National ACL Injury Coalition's goal to reduce ACL injuries in youth athletes by expanding the use of neuromuscular training exercises.
  • Lifestyle Medicine Program Uses Novel Approach to Care HSS physiatrist Heidi Prather, DO, discusses a new lifestyle medicine program for people with musculoskeletal conditions and coexisting lifestyle-related diseases in this interview.
  • HSS, Arthritis Foundation Spotlight Neglected Hip OA Research Convenors of a recent hip osteoarthritis (OA) conference discuss current state-of-the-art practices in hip OA and identify clinical research gaps to advance clinical understanding and treatment.
  • More Guidance Needed for Cancer Screening in Rheumatology Karmela Kim Chan, MD, discusses new myositis cancer screening guidelines as a good starting point for future needed efforts to guide cancer screening in patients with rheumatic diseases.
  • Regenerative Medicine Landscape Continues to Evolve Dr Kathleen Davenport describes how platelet-rich plasma and stem-cell injections are currently used for tendinopathies and arthritis and what to watch for in the widely varying protocols being used.

Grand Rounds From HSS: Management of Complex Cases

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The Mission of Hospital for Special Surgery is to provide the highest quality patient care, improve mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education. We do this regardless of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, or ethnic origin.