Dr. Stephen Benirschke, MD

Dr. Stephen Benirschke, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Stephen Benirschke, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

325 9th Ave

Seattle, WA 98104

Contact Information

(206) 744-3462

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Benirschke performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
high
more than 87% of peers
Foot Conditions
high
more than 82% of peers
Limb Pain
normal
more than 62% of peers

Dr. Benirschke's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

64  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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18  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benirschke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benirschke's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benirschke to family and friends
20 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Benirschke's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

It took awhile to get an appointment and I understand the reason. He’s the best! I traveled out of state after meeting with a surgeon locally. A night and day difference. The surgeon here was only going to correct the result of the problem . Dr B fixes the problem. I felt he genuinely cared about...more
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Intelligent, skilled, Kind and showed ability to listen and provide easy to understand Plan of Care!
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A botched ankle operation brought me to HBVM, I was lucky to get the chance to be referred to Dr. B. His bedside manner is of a true professional, he knows his stuff! While very technical at times, if you ask him to talk plain and simple, he's more than willing to go into great detail. The...more
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Dr. B has taken care of two foot fractures. Nobody better. Yes the wait is long, but why do you think everyone wants to see HIM! I had been told I needed surgery the last time. Dr. B said no. I had a bad break. I now have zero pain and full function. It was a long road but so worth it. This is the...more
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Dr. Benirschke took me in when I was sent home by peace health in Bellingham wa. The surgeon there said my shattered calcaneus was beyond his scope of expertise. I was extremely lucky he sent me to Dr. B. In Harborview. Dr. Benirschke took me under his wing and got me up and walking again. I would...more
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