Dr. Steven Raikin, MD

Dr. Steven Raikin, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Steven Raikin, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

925 Chestnut St Fl 5

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact Information

(267) 339-3500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteochondritis Dissecans
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Raikin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Raikin "Dr. Raikin is the Director of Foot and Ankle services and a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson Medical College. He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in the treatment of elective and traumatic disorders of the foot and ankle.Dr. Raikin has published more than 50 peer review scientific papers, presented his research nationally and internationally, and written numerous book chapters on conditions and treatment of orthopaedic foot and ankle conditions. He has extensive experience in managing foot and ankle problems from the most simple and routine to the most complex and limb threatening deformities. He is a leader in new technology and procedure development, and has performed more total ankle replacement procedures than any other surgeon in the region."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Raikin "To provide the highest quality care of surgical and non-surgical problems of the foot and ankle in a compassionate and caring way, so as to allow rapid, safe and comfortable return to function and resolution of pain."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

102  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Claw Toe
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dropfoot
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
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38  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Clawtoe Correction Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre at Oxford University, England
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • John J. Gartland Award for Excellence in Resident Education, 2002
  • “Best Doctors in Philadelphia” – Philadelphia Magazine, 2002
  • Chen Chan Memorial Prize, BOFSS Annual Meeting, Derby, England, 1998
  • “Best of Best” Award – Comprehensive Foot and Ankle Course, 2000
Media & Publications
  • Dynamic Sonographic evaluation of personal tendon subluxation, 2004
  • Distal Tibial and Calcaneal Bone grafts in foot and ankle surgery,
  • Bilateral Simultaneous Fasciotomy for Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome,
  • Complications of Total Ankle Arthroplasty,
  • The Talus, 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Foot and Ankle Services Rothman Institute, Director
  • Orthopaedic Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Professor

Dr. Raikin's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Raikin to family and friends
152 total reviews (54 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (152)

  • 5
    (131)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Raikin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (54)

After 5 months of casts, crutches & walking booths for my severe Jones Fracture break on my left foot with another Orthopedic doctor it was time to get a 2nd opinion. I was lucky enough to find Dr. Steven M. Raikin online. I was able to get an appointment the same week I called and have surgery...more
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Dr. Raiken is an excellent & professional surgeon. He performed several surgical procedures on my feet, including buinionectomies. I am extremely pleased with the results. No more painful feet. I feel blessed to have him as my doctor.
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A friend of a friend referred me to Dr Raikin as she had the same surgery I had 4 yrs ago and is still doing very well from it! Dr Raikin is an excellent surgeon. He completed a reconstruction of my post tibial tendon and corrected my flat foot! My physical therapist tells me I had the best...more
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Best surgeon for anything on your foot. Great bedside manner, made me feel very comfortable through the whole process
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Dr. Raikin is the best dr. I have ever had. He reconstructed my foot and 1 year later I'm walking and am 100% better. Would recommend him to everyone!
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