HSS awards Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus Dr. Thomas Sculco its lifetime achievement award — 4 notes

Written by Eric Oliver | June 01, 2017 | Print  |

New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery is honoring Thomas Sculco, MD, surgeon-in-chief emeritus, with its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Here's what you should know.


1. Dr. Sculco has performed more than 20,000 hip and knee replacements throughout his more than 40-year career.


2. In addition, Dr. Sculco helped found the Complex Joint Reconstruction Center at Hospital for Special Surgery.


3. Dr. Sculco is HSS' past surgeon-in-chief. He held the position from 2003 through 2014.


4. HSS Board of Trustee Member Michael Brooks said in a release, "As surgeon-in-chief, Dr. Sculco seamlessly assumed this important leadership role at full speed while continuing his impressive and successful medical practice."


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