Dr. Edwin Su

Dr. Edwin Su Profile

Dr. Edwin P. Su was educated at Harvard University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors in Biology, and Cornell University Medical College, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha society. During his residency training at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Su received the Jean McDaniel award, given in recognition of his commitment to patient care and teaching. While a fellow in adult reconstructive surgery at HSS, Dr. Su trained in the latest techniques of hip and knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, joint reconstruction, and revision hip and knee replacement. He has also performed additional training in hip surface replacement.

Dr. Su has a particular interest in treating young, active patients with hip and knee arthritis, offering both non-surgical and surgical management. He strives to individualize each patient’s treatment to match their specific needs.


Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Specialty Orthopedic Surgery Subspecialty Hip, Knee, Surgical Arthritis


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

State Licensure:

New York

Education :

BA, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, US


New York Presbyterian Hospital, General Surgery, New York, US Residency
Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, US


Hospital for Special Surgery, Adult Reconstruction, New York, US Edwin P. Su, MD is the author of the following articles on HSS.edu

For Patients:

  • Joint Replacement: Implant Bearing Surface Materials
  • Arthritis of the Hip - Total Hip Replacement (Arthroplasty) and Other Treatments at HSS
  • Arthritis of the Knee - Total Knee Replacement (Arthroplasty) and Other Treatments at HSS
  • Hip Resurfacing

For Professionals:

  • Joint Replacement: Implant Bearing Surface Materials

Clinical Interests:

Treatment of hip and knee arthritis in young, active patients
Mini-incision total hip replacement
Minimally invasive total knee replacement
Surface replacement of the hip
Revision hip and knee replacement surgery


Jean C. McDaniel Award for Graduating Orthopaedic Resident
Alpha Omega Alpha, Cornell Medical College
T. Campbell Thompson Award in Orthopaedic Surgery, Cornell Medical College
Clarence Coryell Award in Surgery, Cornell Medical College
Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors, in Biology, Harvard University


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Candidate Member

Selected Publications:

  1. Su EP, Kahn B, and Figgie MP. Total Ankle Replacement in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. (in publication Clin Orthopaedics and Related Research)
  2. Su EP, Rana A, Kapoor K, Westrich G, and DL Helfet. Operative management of Tibial Plateau Fractures in Patients over 55 years of age. (in publication Clin Orthopaedics and Related Research)
  3. Su EP and PM Pellicci. Constrained Sockets in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. (in publication Clin Orthopaedics and Related Research March 2004)
  4. Bottner F, Zawadsky M, Su EP, Bostrom MP, Sculco TP, and L Ryd. The Influence of Weightbearing upon Stem Micromotion in Uncemented Total Hip Arthroplasty. (submitted for publication)
  5. Heyworth BE, Su EP, Figgie MP, Acharya SS, and Sculco TP. Orthopaedic Management of Hemophilia. (submitted for publication)

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Clinical Trials:

Evaluation of migration of a cementless, flat, tapered femoral component using RSA