Dr. Steven Kann, MD

Dr. Steven Kann, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Steven Kann, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

300 Chapel Harbor Dr Ste 300

Pittsburgh, PA 15238

Contact Information

(412) 696-0300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

68  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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25  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Pittsburgh Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Pittsburgh Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Cincinnati Hand Surgery Consultants
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kann has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kann's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kann to family and friends
39 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Kann's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Just had my carpal tunnel surgery today. I’m very happy with Dr Kann and I would recommend him to anyone . I was very nervous and squeamish and he made me feel very comfortable before and during the surgery .
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Had carpal tunnel procedure both hands. Dr. Kann explained procedure prior to surgery. Explained everything very well day of surgery.
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I had carpal tunnel surgery on both hands. Dr. Kann runs his surgeries like an assembly line with focus on speed. He did not provide any information to me before or after surgery about what to expect during the recovery/healing process. I'm sure the surgery was done well. He needs to improve his...more
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Great experience. Thought for certain I would need surgery on wrist and he recommended we first try PT, a brace and cortisone. Over a 12 month period the pain gradually disappeared and I did not need the surgery. A surgeon telling you to avoid surgery---that is integrity. Although I may still need...more
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I had carpal tunnel surgery June, 2016. Had many issues with it not healing. Finally had another EMG test this year. Lo and behold, I still have carpal tunnel in the same hand that he supposedly did the surgery on. I would absolutely not recommend him to anyone. If you want a Doctor who will...more
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