Thomas P. Sculco, MD


Dr. Thomas P. Sculco is currently Surgeon-in-Chief and Korein-Wilson Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery. He is the Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Sculco has written over 235 papers, 64 chapters and has presented over 540 papers on orthopedic surgery and the surgical treatment of arthritis.

Appointments

Surgeon-in-Chief, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Subspecialty

Hip
Knee
Surgical Arthritis

Special Expertise

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

Awards

The Hip Society Otto Aufranc Award for Research, 1991
The Hip Society Charnley Award for Research, 1995
Twentieth Century Orthopedic Association Clint Compere Award, 1997
Arthritis Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, 1999
Philip D. Wilson, Jr. Resident Teaching Award, 2002
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011

Insurances Accepted

Medicare
Oxford
United Healthcare

If Dr. Sculco does not participate with your particular insurance plan, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.

Education

MD, Columbia University, New York

Residency

Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery

State Licensure

New York

Thomas P. Sculco, MD has contributed to the following articles on HSS.edu:

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Selected Publications

Pearle AD, Sculco TP. Technique for Fabrication of an Antibiotic-Loaded Cement Hemiarthroplasty (ANTILOCH) Prosthesis for Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty. Am J Orthop. 2002 July;31(7): 425-7.

Sculco TP. The Acetabular Component: An Elliptical Monoblock Alternative. J Arthroplasty. 2002 June;17(4S): 118-120.

Sculco TP. Orthopedic Crossfire®--Can We Justify Unicondylar Arthroplasty as a Temporizing Procedure? In Opposition. J Arthroplasty. 2002 June;17(4S): 56-8.

Sculco TP, Colwell CW Jr, Pellegrini VD Jr, Westrich GH, Bottner F. Prophylaxis against venous thromboembolic disease in patients having total hip or knee arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg 2002;84A(3): 466-477.

Chimento GF, Sculco TP. Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics. 2001;11(4):270-3.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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Dr. Thomas Sculco, Surgeon-in-Chief

Contact Information

Office Locations

Belaire Building
2nd Floor
525 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1475
Fax: 212.734.9572

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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