Martin W. Roche, MD, director of arthroplasty at HSS Florida, served as activity director for the presentations on hip and knee surgery and joint replacement at the 7th Annual Winter Technology & Innovation in Orthopedics Symposium.

January 31, 2023. Leading orthopedic surgeons from Florida and around the country discussed the latest advances in the field at the 7th Annual Winter Technology & Innovation in Orthopedics Symposium in Fort Lauderdale. The event, hosted by HSS Florida/Hospital for Special Surgery in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Florida, Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute and the University of Miami Health System, took place at the W Hotel on January 27 and 28.

Almost 100 distinguished experts from around the country presented talks on novel techniques and technologies, evidence-based treatments and advanced recovery and pain protocols. More than 260 health professionals attended the symposium in person or via live stream. They were able to earn continuing medical education credits while increasing their knowledge and skills in the areas of knee and hip surgery and joint replacement; joint preservation; shoulder surgery; spine surgery; and sports medicine.


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HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the 13th consecutive year), No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2022-2023), and the best pediatric orthopedic hospital in NY, NJ and CT by U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” list (2022-2023). In a survey of medical professionals in more than 20 countries by Newsweek, HSS is ranked world #1 in orthopedics for a third consecutive year (2023). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has the lowest complication and readmission rates in the nation for orthopedics, and among the lowest infection rates. HSS was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center five consecutive times. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State, as well as in Florida. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Innovation Institute works to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The HSS Education Institute is a trusted leader in advancing musculoskeletal knowledge and research for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, academic trainees, and consumers in more than 145 countries. The institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally.