Orthopedic Care

Personalized care for joint and spine conditions

Our Orthopedic service is part of an academic training program that provides you with 24/7 in-house coverage. If you have injuries and conditions affecting your bones, joints, and muscles, our interdisciplinary team will work closely together to give you the highest-quality care possible to align with our mission, vision, and values. Our clinicians collaborate with you and your regular physician to develop a personalized treatment plan that best meets your needs.

HSS Orthopedics

Stamford Hospital and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), have entered into a collaborative agreement to create the premier center for specialty orthopedic care in New England. 

HSS Collaborative

Here's what you can expect from us:

  • Non-surgical and surgical treatments for orthopedic conditions, utilizing minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.
  • The highest in standards as certified by the Joint Commission. This means we constantly strive to ensure safe, effective, and high-quality care. Our Total Hip & Knee Replacement and Spine Fusion programs meet these strict standards.
  • The option for an inpatient rehabilitation program in our Van Munching Rehabilitation unit. We're one of the few hospitals in Connecticut to offer this.
  • Your own Clinical Nurse Coordinator to work closely with you before, during, and after your joint replacement or spine surgery.
  • The skills and expertise of our board-certified physicians and specially trained nurses coming from some of the most prestigious fellowship institutions in the country.
  • Close partnership with the Center for Integrative Medicine & Wellness focuses on evidence-based care that blends conventional and complementary medicine to achieve your unique needs and goals.
  • A commitment to safety and quality, from nursing to infection prevention efforts. Our collective team meets monthly and works together daily to ensure continued compliance with standards, oftentimes exceeding national expectations.

It’s always our goal to encourage active, healthy lifestyles. Services available at Chelsea Piers right in Stamford include on-site health screenings and use the CPCT facility as a platform for other public education-based health initiatives to help support this goal. Our scope of expertise and offerings include the following:


The Joint Commission - Gold SealThe Hospital received Joint Commission certification for Total Hip and Total Knee programs. SH also received Joint Commission certification for its Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery program; the first hospital in Connecticut with this certification.