Dr. Steven D. Steinlauf, MD

Dr. Steven D. Steinlauf, MD

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Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery | Male | 48 years old

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Care Philosophy

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.Read more

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Dr. Steinlauf specializes in foot, ankle, and lower leg surgery and lower extremity trauma and post traumatic reconstruction. He received...Read more

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Dr. Steinlauf'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 Reviews (4)
Boca Raton, FL |
Dr. Steinlauf is the BEST orthopedic surgeon out there. I have suffered with both of my feet for almost twenty years. Five different podiatrists perform surgery over the years, and each time, my pain got worse. Three years ago a physical therapist highly recommended Dr. Steinlauf. She told me how great he was. When I met Dr. Steinlauf, he was really nice and knowledgeable. He performed the correct surgery, and I have been pain free! I wish I knew of him before I had my other surgeries
in Miami, FL |
I can’t thank Dr. Steinlauf enough for the amazing experience and care I received under him. I had ankle ligament instability issues where the ankle would just ‘give out’ all the time. After discussing the options, Dr. Steinlauf decided to perform surgery and use a relatively new technique that dramatically improved my recovery process. There is no other doctor I would ever trust for ankle or foot problems. He is truly an expert in the field and thoroughly managed the whole process.
in Pompano Beach, FL |
I had my open compound fracture of my leg in 2010, but I STILL think of Dr. Steinlauf every day I get out of bed and stand up. He treated my very difficult injury with amazing talent, and I cant ever forget it.
in Hollywood, FL |
It was a very pleasant experience. I had a previous surgery which was horrible and then I met him and he corrected my problem. He was very professional, friendly and did not discharged me until my foot was completely heeled.
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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.

Dr. Steinlauf's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Steinlauf says...

I am a Fellowship trained and Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, who specializes in foot, ankle, and lower leg surgery.  In addition to expertise in complex trauma of the foot, ankle, and lower leg, I perform all types of reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle.  These surgeries include treatments for arthritis, including total ankle repalcements, treatments for deformity reconstruction, and treatments for all common disorders of the foot and ankle.  I also dedicate a large portion of my practice to the management of sports injuries of the foot and ankle.

Dr. Steinlauf says...

I specialize in the most up to date surgical procedures needed to address complex traumatic injuries, sports injuries, and reconstructive problems of the foot ankle and lower extremity. In addition, I teach these surgical techniques locally, nationally, and internationally.

Dr. Steinlauf's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Steinlauf has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (8/16/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $240,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: DADE COUNTY
    • State: Florida
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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Jackson Hosp U Miami

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Jackson Mem Hosp/Jackson Health

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Florida Orthopaedic Institute

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Florida

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthrodesis
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • 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 Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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 Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subtalar Arthrodesis
  • Talo-Navicular Arthrodesis
  • Triple Arthrodesis