HSS surgeon-in-chief Bryan T. Kelly and CEO Louis Shapiro were paid millions while the hospital received taxpayer dollars | Bespoke Films, Envato Elements, HSS, Composite by Upper East Site HSS Reaps Taxpayer Dollars for Pricey Equipment Despite Massive Profits by Upper East Site Staff July 7, 2022, 2:59 pm 1 Comment There’s no easy way to write a story about the City budget without it being boring, unless you’re writing about the Hospital for Special Surgery— the tax-exempt Upper East Side medical center is set to receive nearly a million dollars in taxpayAlready a subscriber? Log in here. Continue reading with an Upper East Site subscription. Read More Comments are closed. One Comment Expand All Collapse All Sort by Newest Oldest Look, HSS’ proposal was accepted for funding. The City decided that taxpayer funds would be well used as per what the proposal promised. I am rather certain that other City medical centers received funding as well, and they, too, probably have tons of cash on hand. Referring emergency and pediatric cases to facilities in an affiliated center across the street makes sense. That does Not mean pediatric and emergency surgeries are never performed at HHS. HHS deserves support just as other hospitals do.