General FAQs

General FAQ

Why should I come to HSS for my surgery?

Simply put, Hospital for Special Surgery performs the most joint replacements of any hospital in the world. This allows us to be streamlined with regard to your preoperative, surgical, and postoperative care. It has been well-studied in the literature that there are fewer post-operative complications if surgery is performed at a joint replacement center.

Furthermore, HSS has been rated the top orthopedic hospital by US News and World Report, for the second year in a row. Our nursing staff has also been recognized with the prestigious Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence.

So, at HSS, you will find the best surgeons, the best hospital, and the best nurses — a winning combination for successful outcomes.

Why should I come to Dr. Su for my surgery?

Dr. Su has a particular interest in improving outcomes and recovery from total knee replacement surgery, particularly in younger, active patients. He is frequently asked to lecture about knee replacement topics, in order to educate other surgeons from around the world, at conferences such as Current Concepts in Joint Replacement.

He is also keenly interested in reviewing and researching his and others’ results in order to continue to improve the technology and outcomes.

Who should I contact for billing issues?

Dr. Su’s practice outsources the billing to PMI Medical Management, a Manhattan-based firm that has been specializing in orthopaedic billing for over 10 years. You can reach them at (212)861-7040, and ask for the billing manager for Dr. Su.