Dr. Paul Steinfield, MD

Dr. Paul Steinfield, MD

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62 y/o
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Dr. Paul Steinfield, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

Aria - 3B Orthopaedics

3110 Grant Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19114
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture Care
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Steinfield's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Steinfield "Dr. Steinfield is an orthopaedic surgeon and is board certified by the American Board of Orthpaedic Surgery. Dr. Steinfield graduated from the Temple University Honors Program in 1978 where he was given the Phi Beta Kappa Scholarship Award. He attended Hahnemann Medical School (now Drexel University Medical School) where he received honors from the department of medicine. Dr. Steinfield spent his 5 years of training in orthopaedic surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Montefiore Medical Center in New York. He completed his orthopaedic training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia with a fellowship in hand surgery in 1987. He started Northeast Orthopaedic Specialists in 1990; and, in 2000 opened The Muscle Bone & Joint Center in Philadelphia. He is now a senior attending at Aria Health where he is Chief of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Steinfield is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is an active member of the Aria Health Trauma Program. At Aria Dr. Steinfield is involved in the new Crimson initiative to review and improve the performance of fellow physicians. The effort is to ensure hospital wide safe practice standards and uniform high quality care. This program will eventually allow the public to compare their doctors with doctors across the region and the country. Dr. Steinfield takes care of patients with pain, dysfunction and injury to the musculoskeletal system. He attends to the problems of children, athletes, the elderly and the disabled. He performs surgery that includes joint replacement, arthroscopy, fracture fixation, ligament and tendon repair and the release of nerve compression syndromes. He has a large population of patients with difficult pain syndromes of the neck and back. Dr. Steinfield is active in the training and education of student and resident physicians. He sits on the Medical Executive Committee at Aria and is part of the physician leadership. He believes in keeping the patient involved in the decision process of treatment and using surgery as one of many treatment modalities."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Montefiore Med Center Hospital Aem
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • James Hunter MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Lankenau Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steinfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Steinfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steinfield to family and friends
3.2
based on 19 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Steinfield's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

this doctor like others take a Hippocratic oath to serve those they care for regardless of their payer source or the situation that caused them to need care. He was cold , rough and his attitude was poor and inappropriate . He should remember the initials after his name ard MD not GOD
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I would recommend Dr. Steinfield to family and friends.. He takes the time to understand your pain and works with you to manage it. He has great bedside manner and very easy to talk to.
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Very thorough, studied my condition and recommended the best course of treatment. Very learned and compassionate man. Clean office, friendly staff. 5 stars. I recommended him to one of my friends, and she was very satisfied as well.
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Wait time is always over an hour. Absolute disgrace. Loud music was blaring from office next to my room. Very unprofessional. I wouldn't go back to this place if someone paid me.
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I was a brief patient of Dr.Seinfeld because I kept throwing my back out.I gave him all the info I had on my back due to hardworking and a lot of hard falls.after a few visits I was given an injection in my left knee and he recommended I have an epidural. I was afraid to have that procedure...more
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