Dr. Stephen Wender, MD

Dr. Stephen Wender, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 66 years old

At Orthopedic Care Center we focus on what we do best, providing comprehensive services in Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Spine Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Joint Replacement, Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Just as the human body is healthiest when all parts work together in harmony, our Orthopedic Surgeons and physical therapists collaborate to provide the most appropriate treatment for each patient. We have been providing unsurpassed care in the field of Orthopedic Surgery since 1973. Our sub specialists are recognized as leaders in their fields. Though we offer the latest in state-of-the-art medical technology . we deliver our patient care with a warm, compassionate attitude. We are committed to providing the highest quality surgical and rehabilitative care. We treat each patient with a hands-on, personal approach that meets his or her needs. Staffed with specialists in the field, Orthopedic Care Center provides the most comprehensive treatment for orthopedic, sports and work related injuries in the area. Our board certified surgeons are all leaders in their field with years of experience and a commitment to providing unsurpassed patient care.Read more

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At Orthopedic Care Center we focus on what we do best, providing comprehensive services in Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Spine Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Joint Replacement, Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Just as the human body is healthiest when all parts work together in harmony, our Orthopedic Surgeons and physical therapists collaborate to provide the most appropriate treatment for each patient. We have been providing unsurpassed care in the field of Orthopedic Surgery since 1973. Our sub specialists are recognized as leaders in their fields. Though we offer the latest in state-of-the-art medical technology . we deliver our patient care with a warm, compassionate attitude. We are committed to providing the highest quality surgical and rehabilitative care. We treat each patient with a hands-on, personal approach that meets his or her needs. Staffed with specialists in the field, Orthopedic Care Center provides the most comprehensive treatment for orthopedic, sports and work related injuries in the area. Our board certified surgeons are all leaders in their field with years of experience and a commitment to providing unsurpassed patient care.Read more

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4.4
based on 7 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Hollywood, FL |
Dr. Wender treated me before I had my surgery and he and his staff were the best!
in Hollywood, Fl |
I had to contact a lawyer to schedule an appointment as it was an auto accident! I waited 2 1/2 hours for this doctor to come in and look at old fashioned x rays ( he was in the room 3 minutes) and let me I had torn ligaments in my neck! Sent me to the front desk to get meds and do pt!! If I would have done this I would be paralyzed!!! He totally MISS DIAGNOSED ME!!!!! I have terrible herniated discs in my neck NOT doing an MRI/CT, HORRIFIC NEVER USE THIS OFFICE ONLY an Insurance Gig!!
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Spinal Stenosis

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    New York University School of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    Beth Israel Hospital

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Beth Israel Hospital

    Completed in 1977

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Completed in 1981

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Wender's Care Philosophy

At Orthopedic Care Center we focus on what we do best, providing comprehensive services in Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Spine Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Joint Replacement, Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Just as the human body is healthiest when all parts work together in harmony, our Orthopedic Surgeons and physical therapists collaborate to provide the most appropriate treatment for each patient. We have been providing unsurpassed care in the field of Orthopedic Surgery since 1973. Our sub specialists are recognized as leaders in their fields. Though we offer the latest in state-of-the-art medical technology . we deliver our patient care with a warm, compassionate attitude. We are committed to providing the highest quality surgical and rehabilitative care. We treat each patient with a hands-on, personal approach that meets his or her needs. Staffed with specialists in the field, Orthopedic Care Center provides the most comprehensive treatment for orthopedic, sports and work related injuries in the area. Our board certified surgeons are all leaders in their field with years of experience and a commitment to providing unsurpassed patient care.