New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery will recognize Paul Pellicci, MD, chief emeritus of the hip service, at the hospital's 35th Tribute Dinner.
Here are six highlights:
1. Dr. Pellicci will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on June 4.
2. He served as HSS chief of the hip service from 1993 to 2005.
3. Dr. Pellicci eared the Philip D. Wilson, Jr., MD Teaching Award in 1996 and 2005.
4. He has authored or co-authored almost 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and is a member of the Hip Society.
5. Dr. Pellicci researches complete anatomic restoration of the soft tissue structures after total hip replacement.
6. He completed his adult reconstructive surgery fellowship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston.
"Dr. Pellicci began his career at HSS over four decades ago and his outstanding medical accomplishments have contributed to HSS being recognized as the number one destination for hip and knee replacements," said Todd Albert, MD, HSS surgeon-in-chief and medical director.