Ernest L. SinkMD
Ernest L. Sink, M.D., widely known for his work in treating complex hip conditions in infants through teens and young adults, will join Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in Manhattan. He has been named co-director of the hospital’s nationally recognized Center for Hip Preservation. Dr. Sink will also be a member of the HSS Pediatric Orthopedics Service. Dr. Sink comes from the Children’s Hospital in Denver where he was director of the Hip Preservation Program and associate professor at the University of Colorado at Denver and the Health Sciences Center. The HSS Center for Hip Preservation, formed in 2009, provides individuals experiencing hip pain with proper diagnosis and treatment through innovative diagnostic imaging techniques, a full complement of non-operative and surgical approaches, and less invasive surgical procedures including arthroscopic surgery.
Dr. Sink graduated from Texas Southwestern Medical School, where he went on to complete his orthopedic residency training. He completed his fellowship training at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego and pursued post-fellowship study of innovative hip procedures in both the United States and Europe, including Bern, Switzerland with Professor Reinhold Ganz, who pioneered these techniques. Dr. Sink is involved in teaching other surgeons on a national level and collaborates with several other specialized hip surgeons in the country.