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Patient Testimonials

Why choose Hospital for Special Surgery for care?
Read what patients are saying about us.


Sue Goldberg,
Cresskill, New Jersey hip replacement surgery
Before my hip replacement surgery with Dr. Gonzalez Della Valle, I was walking around tilted, with a pronounced limp - not something one should do when teaching nursery school! I got many concerned comments and was in deep pain. I knew it was time to correct the situation and live "normally" again. I had my surgery done right after my retirement and, I have to say, I am so happy with both! I now have pain-free flexibility and movement getting in and out of the car, playing with my granddaughter, sitting in a movie theater, and so on.

Post-surgery was not exactly a "breeze," but it was worth the work and effort to get back to walking upright and not having to sit down every few steps. I thank all involved at HSS for my new life!

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