Company Overview

Best Hospital, Best Results
Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. HSS is ranked the No. 1 hospital in the country for orthopedics and #4 for rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals 2021-2022" rankings, and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for the fifth consecutive time. HSS is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College and as such all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are faculty of Weill Cornell. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at

HSS Purpose, Mission, Vision and Values

Our Purpose is why we exist, our Mission defines us and our Vision helps shape our future.

To help people get back to what they need and love to do better than any other place in the world.

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.

To lead the world as the most innovative source of medical care, the premier research institution and the most trusted educator in the fields of orthopedics, rheumatology and their related disciplines.

Our Values are the fundamental beliefs that guide us in everything we do.

  • Diversity
    We are committed to an environment of respect, equitable treatment and opportunity for our patients, employees and communities.
  • Excellence
    We set and continually raise the bar on all that we do.
  • Gratitude
    We express appreciation every day, through words and actions, for the opportunity to serve our patients, our community and each other.
  • Innovation
    We support an environment that fosters new ideas and new approaches in everything we do.
  • Integrity
    We take pride in maintaining the highest levels of personal and professional conduct.
  • Passion
    We bring energy, commitment and enthusiasm to our work everyday.
  • Teamwork
    We participate fully as members of our team, respecting, supporting and empowering one another.

Diversity and Inclusion

HSS is committed to providing high-quality care and skilled, compassionate, reliable service to our community in a safe and healing environment. Consistent with this commitment, HSS admits and treats patients, and provides all care and services without regard to age, race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, national origin, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, veteran or military status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law or by accreditation standards.

HSS has been recognized as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality for the sixth consecutive year by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization in the US. Consistent with our mission of providing the highest quality care for all, this recognition is a testament to our collective effort to raise awareness, provide training and implement best practices around caring for LGBTQ+ community and fostering inclusivity.

Welcome to HSS Careers

As a leader in musculoskeletal health and among the top-ranked organizations for orthopedics and rheumatology, we’re proud of what we’ve achieved. Now more than ever, our guiding principles are helping us in our search for exceptional talent - candidates who align with our unique workplace culture and who want to maximize the abundant opportunities for growth and success.
Company Summary
Hospital for Special Surgery
Number of Employees
(212) 774-7083
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY