The Primary Care Sports Medicine Service has 11 primary care sports medicine physicians dedicated to treating athletic injuries of the musculoskeletal system. The primary mission of the Service is to care for active patients and athletes of all levels from elite athletes to patients wanting to initiate or maintain a healthy lifestyle. All members of the service have a role in education and we have a one year accredited fellowship. Our fellow graduates work in academic and community practices and serve as team physicians at the professional, collegiate, and high school levels. The attending physicians work with a number of professional and Olympic teams as well as local and national athletic organizations. The Service has a strong focus on clinical research, led by our research director and research coordinator. On the main campus in Manhattan as well as satellite offices, HSS and the Service offer the latest innovations in rehabilitation, performance, imaging and clinical care. Professional responsibilities include:
Maintain clinical practice as member of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Service
Assist in Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship in the training of fellows
Pursue involvement in clinical research
Get involved in local and regional sports medicine community endeavors
Potential for team coverage
All other duties as assigned by the Surgeon-in-Chief and Primary Care Sports Medicine Service Chief.
There are a number of opportunities to join our service at the Main HSS campus on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in both urgent care and regular sports practices and our regional site in Westchester County 30 minutes north of Manhattan, opening in 2017.
Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship training
Be board certified in a primary care specialty and have CAQ in Sports Medicine
Additional Salary Information: Current competitive salary
The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics, and No. 2 in rheumatology by U.S.News & World Report (2016-17). HSS has been top-ranked for both orthopedics and rheumatology for 25 consecutive years. Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery is the nation’s oldest orthopedic hospital. Located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, HSS cares for patients from all... over the world who come to receive the best care. Our physicians collaborate with doctors far and wide on best practices in musculoskeletal medicine. HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence and the first Hospital in the State of New York to be re-designated with Nursing’s highest honor four consecutive times. The Mission of HSS is to provide the highest quality patient care, improve mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.