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Thomas P. Sculco, MD

541 E 71st St 6th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA +1 212-606-1475
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Orthopedic Surgery – Hip and Knee Replacement surgeon NYC

Dr. Thomas P. Sculco was Surgeon-in-Chief at Hospital for Special Surgery from 2003 to 2014 and is currently Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus. He is also Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Thomas P. Sculco’s research interests are currently centered on improvements in surgical technique and preventing failure of hip and knee implants. He has recently created the Complex Joint Reconstruction Center to improve outcomes and promote basic and clinical research in these most complex patients.

About Dr. Thomas P. Sculco

Dr. Thomas P. Sculco serves as the Director of this Center. He has been awarded both the Otto Aufranc and the Charnley Award from the Hip Society for his work with thrombogenesis in total hip replacement. He has received the Arthritis Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He is the first American to be elected as an Honorary Member of the Austrian Orthopaedic Society and has also been named an Honorary Member of the Hellenic Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Sculco was awarded the Humes Professorship in Salzburg, Austria. In 2005 he received the Gold Medal Award for Clinical Medicine from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and in 2013 he was awarded the Austrian Cross of Honor, First Class, for Science and Art.

Dr. Thomas P. Sculco Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Thomas P. Sculco has written over 350 papers, 88 chapters, three books on orthopedic surgery and the surgical treatment of arthritis and has presented over 750 papers.
Dr. Thomas P. Sculco founded the International Society of Orthopedic Centers and served as Executive Director for 10 years. He also founded the VA Orthopaedic Society and was a founding member of the Knee Society, served as Treasurer in 2006 and President in 2016. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Knee Society. Dr. Thomas P. Sculco served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and currently on the Board of Trustees of the Arthritis Foundation.

Board of Directors of Carnegie Hall & Dr. Thomas P. Sculco

Dr. Thomas P. Sculco is also on the Board of Directors of Carnegie Hall. Dr. Thomas P. Sculco was the honoree at the Columbus Day Parade in 2011. He is a Board Member of Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and the Robert Gladden Society, both affiliated with the American Academy of Orhopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Thomas P. Sculco is past President of the New York Medical Surgical Society.



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Phone Number +1 212-606-1475
Honors & Awards

HSS Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2002-2018
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2002-2018
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2002-2016
The Austrian Cross, First Class, 2013
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009-present
Philip D. Wilson, Jr. Resident Teaching Award, 2002
New York Magazine Top Minimally Invasive Doctors, 2002
Arthritis Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, 1999
Twentieth Century Orthopedic Association Clint Compere Award, 1997
The Hip Society Charnley Award for Research, 1995
The Hip Society Otto Aufranc Award for Research, 1991
Gold Medal Award for Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Insurance Plans Accepted

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Oxford
United Healthcare

Specialties & Expertise

Orthopedic Surgery
Hip and Knee Replacement
Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement
Implant Wear and Osteolysis
Thromboembolic Disease
Knee Replacement Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

President, Knee Society, 2016
Treasurer, Knee Society, 2006
Member of the Board of Directors, Knee Society
Founder and Executive Director, International Society of Orthopaedic Centers
Member of the Board of Directors, American Academy of Othopaedic Surgeons
Member of the Board of Trustees, Carnegie Hall
Member of the Board, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
Past President, New York Medical Surgical Society
Honorary Member, Austrian Orthopaedic Society
Honorary Member, Hellenic Orthopaedic Society

Education

M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1969

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Address 541 E 71st St 6th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
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