Hospital for Special Surgery Celebrates its 150th Anniversary

 
Executives and guests of New York’s Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate its 150th anniversary. To mark this occasion, HSS CEO and President Louis A. Shapiro, Kendrick R. Wilson III, HSS Co-Chair Board of Trustees and member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee, and Chairman of BlackRock Alternative Investors, Inc. and Dean O’Hare, HSS Co-Chair Board of Trustees and Retired Chairman and CEO of The Chubb Corporation will ring The NYSE Closing Bell.
 
About the Hospital for Special Surgery
HSS is ranked #1 in the nation for Orthopedics and #3 for Rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1863, the hospital’s mission 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.
 
HSS has a longstanding connection to world-class athletes. For years, HSS doctors have served Olympic athletes and hopefuls as the team physicians for USA Swimming, US Volleyball, and USRowing.  HSS is the Official Hospital of the New York Giants, New York Knicks, New York Liberty, New York Mets, New York Red Bulls, The PGA of America, and New York Road Runners for the ING New York City Marathon.  HSS doctors and physical therapists also work closely with the Association of Tennis Professionals, among many other athletic organizations.
 
Hospital for Special Surgery is the world leader in hip, knee, and surgical arthritis patient treatment, education, innovation, and research. HSS is the only hospital in the nation specifically dedicated to musculoskeletal conditions, performing more joint replacement procedures than any other hospital in the country. This experience, combined with the unique and comprehensive services available at HSS, provides patients with the highest quality of care, from diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation and wellness. For more information, visit www.hss.edu. (Source: Hospital for Special Surgery)