3,122 Stories From the Community

Laurel K. Middletown, NJ

"From the moment I became Andrew Sama's patient, my life took a turn for the better. I became a patient of an entire body of caregivers, educators, and professionals. "

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Marty Lake Placid, NY

"On October 13, 2009, I had total hip replacement performed by Dr. Eduardo Salvati, He is the man. Dr. Salvati gave me my life back!"

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Dr. Gerald C. Saratoga Springs, NY

"The entire experience was exceptional and I was able to return to work just 25 days after surgery with no pain or discomfort during my 10 hour day. I would return to the Hospital For Special Surgery for any orthopedic procedure without hesitation."

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Robert Sag Harbor, NY

"HSS is the best. I would not hesitate to recommend to anyone. My surgeon Dr. Ranawat has had a life transforming effect on me and my family."

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Bryan New York, NY body Image Cerebral Palsy (CP)
Romano Robert New York, NY

"I saw Dr. Rozbruch at HSS. I realized he might be the answer to my problem and we scheduled the completely non-invasive procedure - left ankle distraction arthroplasty. Six months later I was walking around London not feeling any ankle joint pain. Delusional ideas of auditioning for the Sadler Wells Ballet did drift through my subconscious. Forgive me. In seven years I've not felt the old ankle joint."

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Alexa West Hartford, CT

"With the help of physical therapy and my determination to return to soccer I saw positive results faster than I could have imagined. "

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Christine Martinsville, NJ

"My experience at HSS was extraordinary, from the staff who welcomed me to the hospital to the nursing staff and other professionals. I have recommended Dr. Lutz and Dr. Farmer to several of my peers who suffer with back pain and I know that I will always look at this experience as one of my better life decisions."

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Libbey Archbold, OH

"I would not be standing straight and free from my back brace if it wasn't for Dr. Boachie and all the caring personnel I came in contact with at the Hospital for Special Surgery."

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Bob Rye, NY

"Thank you Dr. Mathias Bostrom and HSS! With my two new knees five months post-surgery, this 70 year old is walking, hiking, and biking with no pain and very little effort."

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Mark Locust Valley, NY shoulder Image Shoulder Replacement
Sylvia L. Briarwood, NY

"On Jan 17, 2011, I had a total knee replacement. This was after suffering with painful arthritis for years and being bow legged on one side for 2 years. I had a great surgeon, Dr. Windsor."

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