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HSS Orthopedics Joins Forces With Stamford Health

The best working with the best. The same expertise that has earned HSS the #1 ranking for orthopedics in the world by Newsweek and the #1 ranking in the U.S. 13 years in a row according to U.S. News & World Report* is available locally through a unique collaboration with the caring experts at Stamford Health.

This ensures that our patients will have access to the best of HSS Orthopedic and Stamford Health in Stamford with additional locations in Hamden and Wilton. HSS specialists see patients at HSS Stamford at Chelsea Piers. If surgery is necessary, HSS surgeons operate at the award-winning Stamford Hospital and Stamford Health Tully Health Center.

Our Specialties

Sports Medicine

Our Sports Medicine physicians are dedicated to treating athletic injuries of the musculoskeletal system, with a special focus on shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee injuries. Conditions treated include tendonitis, runner’s knee, meniscus tears, and hip labral tears.


Our Spine physicians work together to provide the best care for your back pain, spine injuries and spine conditions. From comprehensive nonsurgical treatments of sciatica, to complex and revision surgeries for patients with spinal stenosis, our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to creating a personalized treatment plan so that you can achieve optimal results.

Joint Replacement

Our surgeons lead the field of joint replacement in both innovation and in the number of hip replacement and knee replacement surgeries performed each year. From robotic knee surgery to hip resurfacing, our surgeons determine the best course of treatment to get patients pain-free and back to doing what they love to do.

Foot and Ankle

Our specialists provide comprehensive care to properly diagnose and provide an effective treatment plan for foot and ankle conditions and injuries, including arthritis, bunions, plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains, and fractures.

Hand and Upper Extremity

When injury affects the bones, nerves and muscles in the hands, wrist, forearm, elbow, and shoulder your overall mobility is at risk. HSS is world-renowned for treating both children and adults suffering from hand and upper extremity conditions.

For more information or to make an appointment, please call 877.589.8545 or request online.

Awards and Recognitions

Stamford Hospital was recently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a high-performing hospital in orthopedic care and five other areas.

HSS Physicians

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Theodore A. Blaine, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. Blaine is an orthopedic surgeon who performs complex shoulder and elbow surgery including muscle transfer, superior capsule reconstruction, and revision shoulder replacement.

Daniel H Bltaz, MDDaniel H. Blatz, MD

Physiatry, Sports Medicine

Dr. Blatz is a physiatrist specializing in the field of orthopedics. He treats all musculoskeletal conditions including muscle, tendon, ligament, joint, and spine issues.

Provider ImageElizabeth A. Cody, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Foot and Ankle

Dr. Cody is an orthopedic surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery specializing in treating foot and ankle arthritis, foot and ankle injuries, ankle instability and foot deformities.

Provider ImageCharles N. Cornell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Replacement, Osteoporosis

Dr. Charles N. Cornell is an orthopedic surgeon at HSS specializing in treating osteoporosis and other conditions of the hip and knee.

Andrew Grose, MDAndrew Grose, MD, MSc

Orthopedic Surgery, Trauma, Hip and Knee Replacement

Dr. Andrew Grose is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of simple and complex fractures of the pelvis and extremities, as well as joint replacement of the hip and knee.

Daniel Markowicz, MDDaniel Markowicz, MD

Hip and Knee Replacement

Dr. Markowicz is an orthopedic surgeon specialing in hip and knee reconstruction, including total joint replacements.

Provider ImageSteven McAnany, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Spine

Dr. Steve McAnany specializes in evaluation and treatment of degenerative spine conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, with special interests in minimally invasive surgery.

Provider ImageMoira M. McCarthy, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. Moira M. McCarthy is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, specifically in the fields of arthroscopic and open knee and shoulder surgery.

Provider ImageAlexander S. McLawhorn, MD, MBA

Orthopedic Surgery, Hip and Knee Replacement

Dr. Alexander McLawhorn is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee, including complex primary and revision joint replacement surgery.

Harvinder Sandhu, MDHarvinder S. Sandhu, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Spine

Dr. Sandhu is an orthopedic spine surgeon specializing in minimally invasive, endoscopic, and computer-assisted spine surgery; microsurgery; and spinal biologics.

Nicholas Sgrignoli, MDNicholas Sgrignoli, MD

Primary Sports Medicine

Dr. Sgrignoli is a sports medicine physician specializing in acute injuries and fractures, as well as chronic overuse injuries and arthritis.

Evan Sheha, MDEvan Sheha, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Spine

Dr. Sheha is an Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery specializing in spine surgery. His expertise lies in the application of minimally invasive techniques to treat the full spectrum of degenerative spinal conditions involving the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.

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Karen Sutton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. Sutton is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine with surgical expertise in arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee and hip.

Provider ImageSamuel A. Taylor, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. Samuel A. Taylor is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and minimally invasive and reconstructive techniques of the shoulder, elbow, and knee.

Scott W. Wolfe, MDScott W. Wolfe, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity

Dr. Wolfe is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in wrist fractures, scaphoid fractures and reconstruction of the brachial plexus.

Stamford Hospital Physicians

Provider ImageRussell J. Cavallo, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. Russell J. Cavallo is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder.

Provider ImageJohn D. Dowdle, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Hand

Dr. John D. Dowdle is the Chief of Hand Surgery at Stamford Hospital and treats all conditions of the hand, wrist, and elbow.

Provider ImageCorinne VanBeek, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. VanBeek is a shoulder and elbow specialist with expertise in shoulder reconstruction, including minimally invasive techniques as well as traditional and reverse shoulder replacements.

*Cooper, Nancy. “World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2022.” Newsweek. Accessed 3 March 2022.

Planetree “Planetree Person-Centered Care Certified Sites.” Planetree. Accessed 3 March 2022.

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