Hospital for Special Surgery receives $10M grant for complex joint replacement center: 5 insights

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | October 16, 2018 | Print  |

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation gifted New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery $10 million to rename and endow its complex joint reconstruction center.

Here are five insights:

1. The center will now be named the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Complex Joint Reconstruction Center. HSS plans to use the $10 million for the operation and expansion of its clinical, research and educational programs.

2. Thomas Sculco, MD, is the surgeon-in-chief emeritus and director of the complex joint center.

3. Within the past year, the center has expanded to comprise 16 orthopedic surgeons who have developed a patient registry with more than 800 surgical cases.

4. In 2017, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Complex Joint Reconstruction Center surgeons performed 534 surgeries.

5. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation previously donated $1 million to fund the Thomas Pl. Sculco, Chair in Orthopedic Surgery.

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