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Dr. Stephen Malone, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Malone

Orthopaedic Spine Center

260 Beiser Blvd Ste 101 Dover, DE 19904

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Dr. Stephen Malone, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Dover, DE. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University and specializes in orthopedic surgery.


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(302) 734-9700

Dr. Malone accepts the following insurance:

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  • Disciplinary action in another state (10/28/2014)View details
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Dr. Malone's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malone treats Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Malone treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malone treats Low Back Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Malone treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Malone treats Pathological Spine Fracture more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Malone treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures

Dr. Malone's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Decompression
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • 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
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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 Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Malone, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Dover, DE. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Southern Ca
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Cincinnati Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Of Cincinnati Med Center
Internship Hospital
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School

Languages

  • French Creole
  • English

Dr. Malone's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Malone

3.8

Based on 38 reviews

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Dr Malone is the best. He has been very caring. His staff gets right back to you if there is any problem.
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Dr Malone's practice is an overall warm environment and the staff is very friendly. Dr. Malone pinpoint the issue right away and advised me to have a certain procedure done, which has been very effective. No complaints here!
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I would highly recommend Dr. Malone for anyone needing orthopaedic surgery. Awesome no pain Finally
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I would highly recommend Dr. Malone for anyone needing orthopaedic surgery.
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I would most definitely recommend Dr. Malone. He Changed my life.
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dr malone is a great dr i would recomend is to friends and family .and his office staff are great...
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I really like Dr. Malone bedside manner. He is straightforward with his patients and he explains what he can and cannot do for you! His staff is great ! They are very quick to handle patients requests and paperwork requested by employers in timely manner ! They take the time to answer your questions and if they dont know the answer they will go to full lengths to help you find it! I would recommend Dr.Stephen Malone,s office to all my family and friends!
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I had been having problems with my back for years and being military I was subject to the system. Finally I got a referral to see Doc Malone. I like his matter of fact attitude as he doesn't sugar coat anything. Some people need the coddling I guess. I left his office with all my questions answered and scheduled for surgery. Now it's almost a year later and I'm a new man. I feel so good not to be in pain every waking moment. Awesome Doctor and staff.
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We found Dr. Malone to be very down to earth. He answered questions and kexplained his ideas on treatment clearly
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A complete fail as a practitioner and a human being. Aside from behaving as if I was wasting his time during scheduled appointments, his statements were unethical and abusive. He first diagnosed me with OPLL, gave a completely asinine explanation of what that is and told me that there was no treatment other than surgery. He then proceeded to tell me that should I injure myself, it would be “on the Christopher Reeve end” of catastrophic outcomes. Nice thought to leave an active, 44 yo woman with.
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Awful experience
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Most unpleasant experience of any doctor I have ever seen would definitely not recommend.
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Very rude and uncaring doctor makes you feel very uncomfortable in asking questions about your procedure. Has been known to have some of his procedures fail multiple times.
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Dr. Malone performed my spinal fusion in November. He is the first Doctor I have had that thoroughly explained the surgery and what to expect during recovery. I had a question regarding caring for the wound after coming home and had a call back within 5 minutes. He actually asked "Do you have any further questions?" I would definitely recommend him to all.
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Great doctor and very thorough, knowledgeable and cares about patients. I had surgery done by Dr. Malone, I was scared due to failed surgery many years ago. But he is one I not only would recommend, but trust for any/all surgeries in the future should it.
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Dr Malone gave me Excellent care while treating me for my condition Was well informed on what choices that I had and was confident in my choice of treatment and Doctor. Surgery was just as described and expected Would recommend this Doctor to anyone
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Bad review for Dr. Malone here in Dover. My daughter explained to Dr. Malone she wanted the waterproof cast he was advertising 2 feet away because she is active and doesn't want the cast to get nasty over time and his reply was you do huh? He then wrapped her forearm in a regular cast and told her not to get it wet. She removed the cast 2 days early because it got wet and was nasty. He got angry at her and asked why she even came to the appointment. She came because she knows he has to see
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