David Benson patient story

David Benson

HSS best in class medical care delivery and overall reputation nationally is earned every day with every patient at HSS the superb patient care I experienced there. My wife and I were very impressed with the extensive amount of time Dr. Mayman and his team members spent in talking with...

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Lesley Hamilton

Lesley Hamilton

I have always been active and involved in a number of sports/activities - tennis, racquetball, running, volleyball, pickleball, biking. My knees became successively damaged beyond repair, culminating in a year when I could no longer play any sport and had issues with one knee randomly giving way, making...

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Marni Halasa

Marni Halasa

Dear Dr. Mayman, Mr. Hui & HSS: Just an FYI, I am doing great with my recovery from a total hip replacement and am skating and even belly dancing again! Here are photos from a recent skating performance for the Specialized Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Rockefeller Center, only...

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Joan Welsch

Joan Welsch

I have been a personal trainer/spin instructor/group fitness instructor for about 20 years. At age 46 I was experiencing knee pain after a lifetime of several surgeries for meniscus repair, etc. I was not able to walk more than a block without crippling pain and it became...

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Diana White

Diana White

I was in my early 40's and had previously been a very active person. I ran races, played on tennis teams, golfed, skied, biked and went to the gym regularly. That all changed when my hip started hurting. I was in so much pain, I could barely walk at times...

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Debbie Shannon

Because of a previous injury, I had developed arthritis in my right knee. Dr. David Mayman took the time to explain the entire procedure and he and the staff at the Hospital for Special Surgery put me at ease. I could not be happier with Dr. Mayman, the procedure or...

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Katherine W.

Katherine W.

I am delighted to write while on my Colorado ski vacation 9 months after simultaneous bilateral hip replacements. I had thought my surgery might cause me to sit out this season. Instead, I am enjoying stronger and more reliable legs under me than I've had in years. The victory...

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Susan K. Gaffney

Susan K. Gaffney

Double knee replacement surgery, March 29, 2012. Didn’t climb the whole of Whiteface Mountain, but still -- I didn’t use the elevator! Walked both ways, up and down. Thanks very much to Dr. David Mayman and his team. July, 2013...

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Maryellen Heller

Maryellen Heller

As a high school Special Ed, English, and Reading teacher, I am required to walk from one end of the building to the other several times a day. I was doing this with a very very painful right knee. But I did this and walked my two miles a day...

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Steve Nelson

Eighteen months ago my right hip rapidly went from dependable friend to cranky enemy. Bummer. I thought I was ageless with joints made of high-tensile steel. Wrong. As I considered hip replacement surgery, I wondered if my days of athletic self-abuse were over. Conventional wisdom is that high-impact stuff should...

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