Dr. Steven B. Haas, MD, MPH, received his education and training at the University of Rochester, Cornell, and Harvard. He is Chief of the Knee Service at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Haas speaks nationally and internationally on knee and hip topics, and has more than 50 publications in the orthopedic literature.
Dr. Haas developed a ground breaking surgical technique and instrumentation for performing Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement for which he was awarded a US Patent in September 2009. He has been featured as a developer and expert on Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement on WNBC News and NY1 News, and in Runner magazine, the New York Daily News, and the Cleveland Clinic Newsletter. In June of 2009, Dr. Haas performed a Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery that was broadcast live via webcast and also covered by WCBS News via their Twitter feed.
In July of 2007, Dr. Haas and his Minimally Invasive Knee Replacements were featured in a U.S.News & World Report Photo Essay “To Build a Knee.” In October, 2007, CBS News with Katie Couric featured a segment focusing on Dr. Haas that discussed High Performance Knee Replacement. Additionally, Dr. Haas has appeared on WABC News and in U.S.News & World Report as an expert on Gender Knee Replacement. Dr. Haas holds three United States patents for orthopedic devices that he co-developed with Hospital for Special Surgery.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
One of the goals of Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.
As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies if payments were received during the prior year, or if the HSS physician currently receives payment. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.
Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Haas as of March 19, 2014.
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MD & MPH, University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
Hospital for Special Surgery, Knee Service, New York
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Haas, S. B.; Lehman, A; Manitta, M; Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement Through A Mini Mid Vastus Approach. In Tria, F; Berger, R; MIS Techniques in Orthopedics. Springer-Verlag, New York( In press)
Haas, S. B.; Lehman, A; Cook, S: Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement. Bellemans, J; Reis, M. D; Victor, J: . Springer, New York (In press)
Haas, S. B,: Effects of Epidural Anesthesia on Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism Following Joint Replacement. Orthopaedics, 12:18-20, July, 1994
Mont MA, Haas S, Tarun M, Hungerford; Total Knee Athroplasty for Patellofemoral Arthritis. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2002; 84(11): November, 2002
For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.
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