Dr. Steven M. Theiss, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 52

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Dr. Theiss' Experience

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Dr. Theiss' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Theiss Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
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Hospital Quality

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Uab Highlands
1201 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1201 11th Ave S Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35205
UAB Health Services Foundation
UAB Health Services Foundation
500 22nd St S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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    Dr. Theiss' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1998
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injections
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    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Scapular Fracture
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    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Background Check for Dr. Theiss

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Residency Hospital

    Twin Cities Spine Center
    University Of Pa Health System

    Fellowship Hospital

    Minn Spine Ctr
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Theiss & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Theiss' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Theiss

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Theiss to family and friends

    19 responses
    below
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    18 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 19 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Theiss
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Theiss accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

    A
    1201 11th Ave S Suite 200
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 975-2310 (Office)
    B
    UAB Health Services Foundation
    500 22nd St S
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 934-3411 (Office)
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