Hospital for Special Surgery

Badge: nationally ranked Nationally Ranked Hospital

Ranked #7 in New York

Ranked #8 in New York metro area

Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY is ranked nationally in 2 adult specialties. Hospital for Special Surgery is a 203-bed orthopedic facility with 13,945 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 13,598 annual inpatient and 13,727 outpatient surgeries. Hospital for Special Surgery is a teaching hospital.

This hospital's performance is reflected in the evaluation of New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell .

Adult Specialties

This hospital was among 144 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,743 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.

Nationally Ranked

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Patient Satisfaction

Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and nationally.


Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:

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Probably or definitely not
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Location & Contact Information

Hospital for Special Surgery

535 East 70th Street

New York, NY 10021-4898

(212) 606–1000

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