Dr. Steven Steinlauf, MD

Dr. Steven Steinlauf, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Steven Steinlauf, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic trauma surgery, and more.Read his story

4700 Sheridan St Ste H

Hollywood, FL 33021

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Fracture
very high
more than 94% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Steinlauf's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Steinlauf "Dr. Steinlauf specializes in foot, ankle, and lower leg surgery and lower extremity trauma and post traumatic reconstruction. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 1990. He received his medical degree from the University of Miami, finishing at the top of his class in 1994. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Miami in 1999, and his post-graduate fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery/Lower Extremity Trauma and Reconstruction at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in 2000. He currently teaches residents as part of the Foot and Ankle Training program for The University of Miami Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. In May 2010, he was selected by the residents as Teacher of the Year amongst the faculty of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Miami. He has served as Chief of Orthopaedics and has held multiple leadership positions at Memorial Regional Hospital including Chief of Staff. Dr. Steinlauf is board certified by the American Board ofOrthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, The Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and AO North America. Dr. Steinlauf teaches and has presented lectures at meetings and instructional courses nationally and internationally. In addition, Dr. Steinlauf is a designer for a foot and ankle implant system and a consultant to orthopaedic companies. Dr. Steinlauf provides his patients with an exceptional level of care. He spends extensive time with his patients, and utilizes his skills to help people return to their optimal level of function in work, athletics, and life."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Steinlauf "My mission is to provide the finest care to my patients with compassion.  I spend the time necessary to listen well and to examine thoroughly each and every patient.  I then explain in depth all treatment options and partner with my patients to help them make the best decisions in order to find a solution to the problems that they present with."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture


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45  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Charcot Reconstruction
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • First MTP Arthrodesis
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • 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 and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Ilizarov Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subtalar Arthrodesis
  • Talo-Navicular Arthrodesis
  • Triple Arthrodesis


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Jackson Hosp U Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Jackson Mem Hosp/jackson Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Steinlauf has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Steinlauf's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Steinlauf to family and friends
43 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

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Dr. Steinlauf's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

He no listen and I don’t recommend
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Steinlauf performed a voluntary surgery on my foot and I NEVER recovered. I suffered for over 2 years with constant pain - completely unable to walk. I reached out to him twice during that time and was sent away and told that he “didn’t know what was wrong” and “couldn’t help me.” 2 years later,...more
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He’s very thorough n explains very well the condition n surgical procedure to be done . Thorough knowledge n I will recommend him to everyone. Great job doc n staff.
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Folded my ankle and broke it in four places. Dr. Steinlaff repaired by ankle beautifully. Though my ankle is full of metal, my full range of motions was restored. Excellent surgeon.
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Dr. Steven Steinlauf did an AMAZING job with my Achilles Tendonitis issue.. I would HIGHLY recommend I had dealt with the issue for over 2 years, I had been to 3 orthopediac physicians on the same issue. Tried all the conventional therapies. I was in pain everyday walking. Dr. Steinlauf performed...more
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