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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.