Dr. John Steinmann, DO

Dr. John Steinmann, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Dr. John Steinmann, DO is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

4234 Riverwalk Pkwy Ste 200

Riverside, CA 92505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spinal Fusion
more than 90% of peers
Back Pain
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Steinmann's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Steinmann "Dr. Steinmann graduated with his D.O. degree from the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. After a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Botsford General Hospital, he completed a Spine Surgery Fellowship at the University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle. Dr. Steinmann currently treats traumatic spinal injuries as well as degenerative problems of the neck and low back. He is the director of Spine Trauma at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Western University. Dr. Steinmann's accolades include playing a pivotal role in earning collaborative recognition by Healthgrades for "Best in Orthopaedics" for both Redlands Community Hospital and St. Bernardine Medical Center. Dr. Steinmann devotes a lot of his spare time volunteering with youth sports activities in the area. He and his wife Jeannette have 6 children and have lived in the Inland Empire most of their lives. During his free time he enjoys skiiing, sailing, and traveling with his family."
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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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14  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of Redlands
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Botsford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Botsford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Spine Surgery-Harborview Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steinmann has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Steinmann's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steinmann to family and friends
33 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Steinmann's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Steinmann was referred by another Dr. for a 2nd opinion as I was scheduled for lower back surgery that required a cage and screws. After reviewing X-Rays, CT, & MRI's Dr. Steinmann was of the opinion that a much lessor surgery is required and explained why. His exam was thorough, he listens,...more
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I don't usually write reviews online, but after my experiences with Dr. Steinmann, and his staff, I felt compelled. I have finally found a no nonsense doctor that truly cares for his patients, in all aspects of their care. Dr. Steinmann is a truly exceptional doctor,as well as a surgeon, and this...more
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Dr. Steinmann is a professional, kind, and exceptional surgeon. He addressed all of my concerns and questions with straightforward answers, before and after my surgeries. Thanks to Dr. Steinmann's expert skills in the OR, I am able to lead a productive life, which includes horseback riding and...more
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! warning run as fast as you can away from this guy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! wow is this guy for real been suffering for 5 years with severe back pain I seen dr Steinmann he said I was fine no problems only to find out I have 3 broadbase disc extrusion...more
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I trusted Dr. Steinmann and I am so glad I did. He was excellent!
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