Dr. Steven Theiss, MD

Dr. Steven Theiss, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Steven Theiss, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1201 11th Ave S

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Scoliosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Theiss's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Cramp
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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17  Procedures

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 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Emory University-Research Fellow
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Minnesota Spine Center, Minneapolis, Mn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Theiss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Theiss' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Theiss to family and friends
30 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Theiss' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I saw Dr. Theiss for a multi-level spinal fusion. He is a consummate professional with the ability to explain a complicated medical procedure in language my husband and I could understand. He takes the time we need at every appointment. I am now six months post-op, and I am doing well. I highly...more
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Dr. Thesis is a wonderful and caring doctor. He has performed a very successful surgery on my lower back. He also operated successfully on my father-in-law's back. I would recommend him to anyone who is suffering with back pain.
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I had a spinal injury and many people told me not to go with an ortho but it was the best decision ever made! Dr. Theiss dad a fantastic job and I feel better than ever before!!!!
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I had severe scoliosis and was in alot of pain. Dr. Thesis was my second opinion and my first choice to do my surgery. He explained everything so well and was very easy to talk to, he showed he actually cared. My surgery was 1/20/16 and still today I'm just amazed at the results. I feel better(I...more
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