Dr. Robert Steffner, MD

Dr. Robert Steffner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
39 y/o

Accepting new patients

Robert J. Steffner, MD specializes in the multidisciplinary care of bone and soft tissue tumors, including benign and malignant conditions in pediatric and adult patients. In addition, he cares for patients with metastatic cancer to bone and primary marrow tumors such as Multiple Myeloma and Lymphoma. His clinical interests also include high-energy fracture management, revision surgery for fracture, and joint replacement including anterior hip replacements. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Saint John's University, and his MD from Wayne State School of Medicine, Dr. Steffner completed his residency training at the University of Chicago. He went on to complete fellowships in orthopedic oncology and orthopedic trauma at the University of Chicago and University of California - Davis, respectively. Dr. Steffner's research interests include investigating the outcomes of patients with metastatic carcinoma, decision-making for patients presenting with an unplanned excision of a soft tissue sarcoma, biomedical engineering adjuncts to aid function after bone tumor surgery, and perioperative pain management in tumor surgery. In addition to his role as a clinician, researcher, and medical educator, Dr. Steffner is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and Alpha Omega Alpha; he serves as part of the Emerging Leaders Program of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), and as a faculty member of AO Trauma. Additionally, he is a candidate member of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society.

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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Steffner's Experience

Dr. Steffner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Oncology Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Tumor
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Limb Pain
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma


  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Wayne State University
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of California, Davis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steffner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

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Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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Dr. Steffner's Reviews

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Dr. Steffner'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 (1)
in Sacramento, CA |
Dr. Steffner fixed my heel after I jumped off the roof and shattered it. I am forever grateful for his good work.
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Dr. Steffner accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital
55 Palmer Ave
Bronxville, NY 10708
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