Steven D. Steinlauf, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Affiliated, Surgery

Dr. Steven Steinlauf is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in foot, ankle, and lower leg surgery and lower extremity trauma and post-traumatic reconstruction. He joined the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine faculty in 2017.

Dr. Steinlauf has extensive experience both as an orthopaedic surgeon and as an educator. He has been in private practice in South Florida since 2000 and provides care at multiple major medical centers.  In addition, he is a Clinical Assistant Professor for The University of Miami (UM) Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and has taught residents as part of the Foot and Ankle Training program for UM since 2005.  In May 2010, he was selected by the residents as Teacher of the Year amongst the UM faculty of orthopaedic surgery. In 2017 he began teaching Sports Medicine Fellows for NSU.

Dr. Steinlauf is a native of South Florida, growing up in Miami Beach.  He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in 1990. He received his medical degree from UM, finishing at the top of his class in 1994. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the UM in 1999, and his post-graduate fellowship in foot and ankle surgery/lower extremity reconstruction at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in 2000. 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 of Orthopaedic 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, he is a designer for foot and ankle implant systems and a consultant to orthopaedic companies.