Dr. Stephen Benz, MD

Dr. Stephen Benz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(31)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Benz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

12152 Tesson Ferry Rd

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

(314) 849-5414

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • 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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Louis University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Ky
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benz to family and friends
3.3
based on 31 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Benz's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Imperial, MO
One of the worst doctors when it comes to bedside manner. He doesn't listen to concerns, he doesn't care about your pain, he gives you 60 seconds of his time after waiting for an hour to see him and he's not even apologetic. After surgery I was in a lot of pain and didn't have any pain meds left...more
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in St Louis, MO
I called his office 6/29 with pain in the shoulder that he had operated on. Now it's 7/4 and I've not heard from his office. The pain has gotten worse.
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in St Louis, MO
Had an ACL reconstruction surgery with him last April. Am now having to go back in and get it fixed by another doctor, one of the screws was not placed properly. He more likely than not double booked appointments and either had someone else do my operation or didn't spend adequate enough time on...more
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in St Louis, MO
Dr Benz is an excellent surgeon and the most gentle doctor in his aftercare of patients. I broke my wrist and arm in November, 2015. Dr Benz did a wonderful job surgically and taught me how to do my own therapy. In two months, it is amazing what i can do physically with my arm and wrist. Also,...more
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in Saint Louis
Terrible wait times for both a morning and afternoon appointments. No one even apologized for the long wait or offered to reschedule when I arrived. I waited over 50 minutes in the waiting room. This doctor also over books. I saw multiple patients with the same appointment time as myself. The...more
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