Thomas P. Sculco, MD

Title: Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus
Company: Hospital for Special Surgery
Location: New York, NY United States



  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (Chairman, Task Force on Data, 1987) (Committee on Clinical Policies, 1991-Present) (Committee on Data Services Chairman, 1981-1985) (Coordinator, Committee on Health Policy, 1986-1989) (Council on Musculoskeletal Specialty Societies, 1986-1990) (Patent Education Committee, 1999-Present)
  • American Austrian Foundation (Board of Directors, 2000-Present)
  • American Medical Association
  • American Orthopedic Society
  • American Rheumatism Association
  • Arthritis Foundation (Liaison, Board of Trustees, 1999-Present) (Board of Directors, 1999-2001)
  • Association for Arthritis Hip and Knee Surgery
  • Association of VA Orthopedic Surgeons (Founder, 1986) (Secretary-treasurer, 1986-1988)
  • Austrian Orthopedic Association
  • Austrian Orthopedic Society, Honorary Member
  • Brown Medical School (Board of Advisors, 2013-Present)
  • Carnegie Hill Association, Board of Trustees
  • Columbia Medical Center (Board of Advisors, 2003-Present)
  • Eastern Orthopedic Society
  • Gladden Society (Board of Directors, 2014-Present)
  • Hellenic Orthopedic Society
  • Hip Society (Membership Committee, 2000-Present)
  • Hospital for Special Surgery Journal, Board of Directors
  • International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty
  • Interurban Orthopedic Association
  • Knee Society  (Chairman, 1992-1994) (Education Committee, 1990-1994) (Executive Committee, 1983-1984) (Founding Member, 1983) (Membership Committee, 1986-1993) (President, 2016) (Program Chairman, 1986) (Treasurer, 2010-2013)
  • Metropolitan Opera, Patron
  • New York Academy of Medicine
  • New York Chapter, Arthritis Foundation (Trustee, 1997-Present)
  • New York County Medical Society
  • New York Medical Surgical Society  (President, 2015)
  • New York State Orthopedic Society
  • Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation (Board of Directors, 2014-Present)
  • St. Bernard’s School, Board of Trustees
  • Westerley Community Chorus (Board of Directors, 1990-1996)
  • Westerley Public Library (Sponsor, 1996)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2018)
  • Honoree, Best Doctors in New York, New York Magazine (2003-Present)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” Marquis Who’s Who (2003-2017)
  • Recipient, Westerley Library Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2002-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (2005-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2016, 2008)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Hospital for Special Surgery (2015)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2012, 2003-2007)
  • Recipient, Gold Medal in Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2009)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Arthritis Foundation (1999)
  • Recipient, Clint Compere Award, Twentieth Century Orthopedic Association (1997)
  • Charnley Research Award Recipient, (1995)
  • Otto Aufranc Research Award Recipient (1991)
  • Recipient, Bowen-Brooks Scholarship, New York Academy of Medicine (1974)
  • Recipient, Austrian Cross 1st Class
  • Recipient, Commendation Medal, United States Air Force
  • Recipient, Numerous Grants

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