Dr. Charles Cornell becomes Stamford Health's chair of orthopedic surgery — 4 takeaways

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Stamford (Conn.) Health has named Dr. Charles Cornell, MD, of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery chair of its orthopedic surgery department, as reported by Stamford Daily Voice.

Here are four things to know:


1. Dr. Cornell will lead all orthopedic services, subspecialty divisions and HSS orthopedics at Stamford Health.


2. Dr. Cornell's research has focused on total knee replacement's impact on knee osteoarthritis treatment. He's currently investigating approaches to post-total knee replacement pain management.


3. He serves as professor of clinical orthopedic surgery at New York City-based Weill Cornell Medical College and attending orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery.


4. Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery partnered last month to advance muscoskeletal care.


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