Hospital For Special Surgery

535 EAST 70TH STREET, New York, NY, United States   |   2126061000   |   Website   |  
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Year Established: 1863
Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery is the nation’s oldest orthopedic hospital. More than 25,000 surgical procedures are performed annually. HSS performs more hip surgeries and more knee replacements... more
Staff & Capacity
Beds: 205
Employees: 3,822
77%
(40 reviews)
United States: Ranked #90
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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isholin

"I came for a..."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came for a 2 PM appointment for a simple x-ray. I showed up at 1:45. It took them 10 minutes to find my appointment and when they did, they said that I was supposed to be there at 1 PM - wrong because... more

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Yvonne Spraggins

"HSS truly earns its..."

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HSS truly earns its place as the #1 hospital for orthopedics in the U.S. but as far as my husband & I are concerned, it is also #1 in patient care. The doctors are excellent and the nursing staff are second... more

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Carol D'AMICIS

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Reviewed 2 months ago

I would give them a zero but one is the lowest. I have had 12 surgeries at HSS - doctors are excellent - social services horrible. When I had money they kissed my rear end and licked the bottoms of my... more

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Timely & Effective Care

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Preventive Care

Immunization for pneumonia
Rate - 91%
(1% below the national rate)
Immunization for influenza
Rate - 98%
(8% above the national rate)

Surgical Care Improvement Project

Prophylactic Antibiotic Selection for Surgical Patients
Rate - 100%
(2% above the national rate)

Pregnancy and Delivery Care

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Rate of readmission after hip/knee surgery
Rate - 3.8%
(1.6% below the national rate)
Rate of readmission after discharge from hospital (hospital-wide)
Rate - 11.1%
(4.9% below the national rate)
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