Research at the NYU Langone Medical Center’s Hospital for Joint Diseases Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is done primarily through the Musculoskeletal Research Center (MRC), the main research facility of the department.

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is also an integral component of NYU Langone's Center of Excellence on Musculoskeletal Disease, a multidisciplinary effort coordinating the basic, translational, and clinical science efforts of the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rheumatology.

Additional orthopaedic surgery research is conducted through the Center for Clinical Research.

For information about research opportunities for undergraduate and medical students please follow this link to our research opportunities page.

Musculoskeletal Research Center

Basic science research in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is conducted at the Musculoskeletal Research Center.

Center for Clinical Research

The CCR serves as the central point for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery's clinical research activities emphasizing collaboration among clinicians across multiple orthopaedic subspecialties.

Quality and Patient Safety

The Center for Quality and Patient Safety uses research and education to advance the quality and safety of musculoskeletal care for all patients.