Dr. Stephen De Young, MD

Dr. Stephen De Young, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen De Young, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Sugar Land, TX and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1976 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1350 Creek Way Dr

Sugar Land, TX 77478

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas


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Knee Sprain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 87% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. De Young "Dr. De Young believes that the most important aspect in the evaluation and treatment of a patient is to listen to the patient's history, to perform a careful physical examination and to take the time to thoroughly discuss the patient's diagnosis and treatment. Dr. De Young a second generation orthopedic surgeon treats his patients very conservatively but when surgery is needed he is a very capable surgeon with many years of experience. It is not unusual for him to treat generations of a family. Please visit his website at www.stephendeyoungmd.com or call one of his friendly helpful staff."


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University Of Houston
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. De Young has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. De Young's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. De Young to family and friends
based on 29 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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Dr. De Young's Performance

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Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Sugarland
I experienced horrible customer service. The assistant Diana G. wrote down my son’s name and the appointment incorrectly. She did not verify my insurance nor return my phone call when I checked to see what was taking so long. My son missed school for this appt. We arrive and I have a ton of out of...more
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in Houston
I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. De Young after an unfortunate knee injury. I was very nervous upon arrival, but was put to ease almost immediately after meeting him. He is a kind and compassionate doctor, who spends the time necessary to reach a diagnosis. He's conservative in that he aims to...more
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in Sugar Land, TX
My wife and I have been treated by Dr. De Young many times over 30 years and have always received outstanding advice and care by this very caring physician. He listens to you and acts in your best interest without exception. You won't be disappointed with his kind approach to orthopedic care.
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in Bay City Texas
Just love Dr. DeYoung he is so caring and spends time with me. He as the best bedside manners. I am hoping he will do my knee replacement.
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in Houston, TX
Dr. was very caring and competent. Alleviated my fear as to my condition in a non-dismissive way; offered options for what my condition actually was, and took time for ensure that I understood treatment. Very personable during the visit and I left feeling hopeful and relieved.
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