Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery Open New Physical Therapy Center in Westport

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Published on June 01, 2022

Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery Open New Physical Therapy Center in Westport

STAMFORD, CT/June 1, 2022 – Today, Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) opened HSS Sports Rehab - Westport, a brand-new location offering sports rehab and physical therapy services. This new location expands patient access to world-class musculoskeletal care for more Fairfield County residents along the I-95 corridor.

The 2,100-square-foot facility at 1529 Post Road East in Westport, Connecticut, is Stamford Health’s first standalone physical therapy location through its collaboration with HSS and its first ambulatory location in Westport.

“HSS Sports Rehab - Westport combines the trusted care provided by Stamford Health with the renowned expertise of HSS to deliver best-in-class rehabilitation and physical therapy services in a convenient location for our patients in the greater Westport area,” said Stamford Health Senior Vice President of Ambulatory Services & Consumer and Patient Experience, Liz Longmore. “The new facility represents the next chapter in our collaboration with HSS and a continuation of our strategy to provide easy access to care throughout Fairfield County.”

The collaboration between Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery launched in 2017 and created the premier center for advanced orthopedics in New England. It includes surgical capabilities at HSS Orthopedics at Stamford Health, located on the fifth floor at Stamford Hospital, and at HSS Orthopedics at Stamford Health’s Tully Health Center. Patient visits are available at HSS Sports Rehab locations in Stamford, Wilton, New Canaan and Greenwich, in addition to the new Westport facility. More information about HSS Orthopedics provided by Stamford Health is available here.

The team of skilled therapists at HSS Sports Rehab - Westport is experienced in working with patients of all ages and all levels of activity, from weekend warriors to elite athletes. The Westport location will be open Monday through Friday by appointment only.  Patients are encouraged to call 203-276-4763 for an appointment or fax their physical therapy referral to 203-276-4764. 

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About Stamford Health

Stamford Health is a non-profit independent healthcare system with more than 3,700 employees committed to caring for the community through a wide range of high-quality health and wellness services. Patients and their families receive expert, compassionate care through the system’s 305-bed Stamford Hospital; Stamford Health Medical Group, with more than 40 offices in lower Fairfield County offering primary and specialty care; a growing number of ambulatory locations across the region; and support through the Stamford Hospital Foundation.

Stamford Health is known for its expert, person-centered care through its many recognitions and partnerships. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Stamford Hospital as a High Performing Hospital. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rated Stamford Hospital as a five-star hospital for Overall Quality. The American Nurses Credentialing Center has granted Stamford Hospital Magnet Status, which recognizes superior patient care with the highest level of safety, quality and patient satisfaction. Stamford Hospital is a Planetree Gold-Certified Person-Centered Hospital of Distinction, and one of only seven in the world to attain that distinction.

Stamford Health is a major teaching affiliate of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and has recently expanded its relationship with Columbia to offer treatment and expertise from Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s nationally recognized heart surgeons. Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery have created a premier center for specialty orthopedic care right in Stamford, CT. Additionally, in 2020 Stamford Health’s Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center entered into an expanded collaboration with Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center.

Dedicated to being the community’s most trusted healthcare partner, Stamford Health puts patients first to build long-lasting relationships. For more information, visit StamfordHealth.org. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.

About HSS

HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the 12th consecutive year), No. 4 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2021-2022), and the best pediatric orthopedic hospital in NY, NJ and CT by U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” list (2021-2022). HSS is ranked world #1 in orthopedics by Newsweek (2021-2022). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has the lowest complication and readmission rates in the nation for orthopedics, and among the lowest infection rates. HSS was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center five consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State, as well as in Florida. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The HSS Education Institute is a trusted leader in advancing musculoskeletal knowledge and research for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, academic trainees, and consumers in more than 130 countries. The institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally. www.hss.edu.

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