Dr. Stephen Longenecker, MD

Dr. Stephen Longenecker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Stephen Longenecker, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in West Reading, PA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Temple University in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

301 S 7th Ave Ste 365

West Reading, PA 19611

Contact Information

(484) 628-2663

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Difficulty With Walking
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Longenecker'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Longenecker "Our mission is to provide high-quality, comprehensive orthopaedic care in a courteous, convenient, and efficient environment. We strive to develop a workplace that is both equitable and enjoyable. We encourage education for our patients, employees, and colleagues in the area of orthopaedic disorders, diseases, technologies, and cures."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

114  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • 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
  • 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 Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Albright College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Temple University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Shriner's Hospital For Crippled Chld
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Sunnybrook Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Longenecker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Longenecker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Longenecker to family and friends
45 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

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  • 1

Dr. Longenecker'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 (7)

Very courteous and took the time to listen and address my concerns.
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Dr. Stephen Longenecker is THE absolute best hip & knee replacement surgeon in PA. He performed both of my hip replacements (2005 & 2014). He also performed my mother, aunt and uncle's hip & knee replacements so he is the number one choice for us. He is brilliant, innovative and very compassionate....more
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Had anterior hip replacement in November. Had several follow up appts. with soft tissue problems. I felt prepared for surgery but not for "after surgery" issues that arose. I feel the after process could be better explained as to what to expect. The hospital joint replacement class was a waste of...more
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Absolutely the best! We travel from Florida to see Dr Longenecker, because he is the only Dr we trust. The staff is caring and helpful everytime I call. Kudos to the best Dr ever. We love you Dr Longenecker.
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Explains thoroughly what the problem is and what needs to be done. He was extremely gentle when he examined me. His staff is very patient and helpful. Over all this is a very nice practice!
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