Dr. Steven Theiss, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 53

1201 11th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35205
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Dr. Theiss' Experience

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Dr. Theiss' Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Theiss Performs

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233

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Appointments & Offices

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  • Yes
University Alabama Orthopedics
University Alabama Orthopedics
1201 11th Ave S
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

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arm Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
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    • Hip Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sternum Fracture
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    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

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    3.3
    • 17 responses
    • 1 review

    3.3 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Bessemer, AL |

    Back surgery 8/11/15 went well but was painful..just starting to get better when started severe pain in left leg that was from surgery..L4-L5 w/fusion..this known as TFLsyndrome...was given one cortisone injection in hip which did help for few days but was told Dr Theiss does not usually do this..took until 12/23/15 to get MRI which verified condition..was under assumption this was to be used to refer me to either hip Dr., pain management or phys therapy..still in bad pain..have rec no help yet

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    Office Locations

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    University Alabama Orthopedics
    1201 11th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 975-2310 (Office)
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    UAB Health Services Foundation
    500 22nd St S
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 934-3411 (Office)
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