Dr. Steven Dennis, MD

Dr. Steven Dennis, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Steven Dennis, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

1441 Avocado Ave Ste 802

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Contact Information

(949) 644-9000

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dennis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Dennis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dennis "Dr. Dennis is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in disorders and surgery of the spine. He has been in private practice in Orange County for over 29 years. He is member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, California Medical Association, California Orthopedic Association and the Orange County Medical Association. Dr.Dennis did his training at Vanderbilt University and his fellowship with Dr. Robert Watkins, then of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dennis "Dr. Dennis's current practice focuses on the evaluation of all spinal symptoms, including new consultations and non-operative care and management options. His goal is to evaluate each patient asa unique individual and tailor the diagnostic and treatment options based upon their specific symptoms, history and functional limitations.

The goal is to not only help our patients resolve their pain and limitations, but to give them the knowledge to manage or avoid it in the future."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

30  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Kerlan-Jobe Orth Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dennis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Dennis' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dennis to family and friends
36 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Dennis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Dennis is the best! He is an excellent surgeon. I will always be grateful for his kind, compassionate and extraordinary surgical abilities. I would not be walking today if it were not for his medical proficiency to diagnosis and carry out necessary surgical procedures immediately! I trust him...more
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I recently had Anterior Cervical Disectomy & Fusion surgery by Dr Dennis and my excruciating nerve pain from neck to my arm/hand is completely gone. I am so grateful to Dr Dennis and I highly recommend him if you have similar pain. He is caring and kind doctor.
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L3,4,5 Laminectomy, with a prosthetic insert and fusion. Third surgery in 20 years. From my first meeting in his office to the post-surgical follow-up appointment, Dr Dennis has provided expert care. As a Surgeon, he takes time to explain all steps of the procedure, answering all my...more
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It's been 30 years since Dr. Dennis performed surgery on my neck. I had a herniated disc between cervical vertebras number 5 and 6. He removed the herniated disc and fused the two vertebra. I woke up from the surgical procedure and the pain was gone for the first time in over a year. The pain...more
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Dr Dennis is one of the most caring and compassionate doctors I have ever met. He takes the time to listen and truly cares about your situation and outcome.
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