Meet Dr. Sculco

Expert Care. Better Outcomes. Faster Recovery.

Dr. Peter K. Sculco is a hip and knee orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). Dr. Sculco specializes in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee, including primary and complex revision joint replacements. As a part of the renowned HSS network, Dr. Sculco is committed to evidence-based medicine, collaborative care with other physicians, and using the latest research and highest quality implants to deliver personalized care and superior results.


Dr. Sculco provides a wide range of advanced hip and knee replacement procedures.

Total Hip Replacement +

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Revision Hip Replacement +

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Total Knee Replacement +

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Revision Knee Replacement +

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Partial Knee Replacement +

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Rapid Recovery

Joint Replacement

Dr. Peter K. Sculco is dedicated to getting his patients back to their normal routines with improved joint function and reduced or eliminated pain. With his rapid recovery approach, Dr. Sculco employs various interventions designed to ensure a faster recovery, while making the perioperative process as seamless and streamlined as possible. Interventions include soft tissue & blood loss management during surgery and simple pose avoidance instructions and cold therapy compression following surgery, among other treatment modalities.

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541 East 71st Street, Pavilion 6th Floor New York, NY 10021

From The Blog

Feb 27/2018

When should I get a knee replacement? +

Uncomfortable and consistent knee pain can be signs that you need a knee replacement. The decision about whether or not to have a knee replacement is both a ...

Jan 23/2018

The Importance of a Second Opinion +

A hip or knee replacement is a major decision, and a second opinion helps you figure out all your treatment options. Why is a second opinion especially important ...

Dec 19/2017

Peter K. Sculco, MD Launches New Website +

Peter K. Sculco, MD, an HSS-affiliated knee and hip joint reconstruction specialist serving patients throughout the New York Metropolitan Area, is pleased to announce the launch of a ...

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