Dr. Steven B. Haas, MD, MPH, received his education and training at Harvard, Cornell and the University of Rochester. He is Chief of the Knee Service at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Haas speaks nationally and internationally on knee and hip topics, and has more than 90 publications in the orthopedic literature.
Dr. Haas developed a ground breaking surgical technique and instrumentation for performing Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement for which he was awarded a US Patent in September 2009. This technique allows patients to recover more rapidly.
Dr. Haas has been featured as a developer and expert on Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement on WNBC News and NY1 News, and in Runner magazine, the New York Daily News, and the Cleveland Clinic Newsletter. He performed a Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement surgery that was broadcast live via webcast and also covered by WCBS News via their Twitter feed. Dr. Haas and his Minimally Invasive Knee Replacements were featured in a U.S. News & World Report Photo Essay “To Build a Knee.” Dr. Haas was featured in a segment on WCBS that highlighted his minimally invasive knee replacement procedure.
Dr. Haas helped to develop innovative High Performance Knee Replacements that allow the knee to move more naturally and was awarded a U.S. patent on this technology in 2014. CBS News with Katie Couric and Sanjay Gupta featured a segment with Dr. Haas focusing on High Performance Gender Specific Knee Replacement. Dr. Haas also appeared on WABC News and in U.S. News & World Report as an expert on Gender Knee Replacement.
Dr. Haas has pioneered the technology to obtain Custom Fit Knee Replacement and appeared on WCBS news in 2014 on Custom Knee Replacements. He also developed “Patient Matched” techniques, which use computer generated personalized instruments to accurately perform Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement.
In addition to Total Knee Replacement, Dr. Haas does minimally invasive robotic assisted Partial Knee Replacement.
Dr. Haas holds multiple United States patents for orthopedic devices that he co-developed with Hospital for Special Surgery.