Dr. Michael Steingart DO

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Steingart Orthopedics, P.C.

Specialties:

Orthopedic Surgery, IME's (Independent Medical Exam)

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Consultation with Orthopedic Surgeon - New Patients

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Michael Steingart DO offers Consultation with Orthopedi... for a list price of $325
A Fair Price for this service is $319 according to the HealthcareBlueBook (see more)




First visit for New Patients with significant current orthopedic problems only. 


This offering is generally for a moderate or higher problem concerning the spine, knee, hip, elbow, shoulder, or other orthopedic issue. 

It generally includes up to one hour of Dr.
Steingart's time including time with the patient, documentation, coordinating care, and consultations with other providers as needed. 

This Offer Includes: 
- Physical Examination by Dr. Steingart 
- Detailed personal and Family History review. 
- History taking, documentation and treatment plan for any outstanding issues 
- Extensive education about your options 
-Review of medical records and review of MRI and/ or x-rays
- Answer all your questions until you have a clear idea 

What to do in preparation for your visit 
- Please have copies of all films or MRIs available if possible. 

Copies of your records always available upon request at 25 cents per page copied or free electronic copies (save a tree!) 

This offer is for New Patients paying directly At the Time of Service only 

- Some insurances are accepted but Deals made through FairCareMD are void where we are participating providers with your insurance. You still get this same service though!

Additional Information About This Offer:

Age Range: 2-100

Background Information:

What is an Orthopedist?
      Orthopedic doctors specialize in diagnosis and treatment of problems of the musculoskeletal system, such as diseases or injuries of bones, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves and muscles.     
     Some, but not all orthopedic doctors perform surgery on injured parts of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic doctors strive to help patients achieve maximum function of the musculoskeletal system using medications, physical therapy and surgery.

     When is it time to visit your Orthopedic Surgeon?
 
      So often people go to the emergency room rather than go directly to an orthopedic surgeon, also know as an Orthopedist, or simple "Ortho".  This is often an unnecessary step in all but the most significant injuries.  If you get in a car accident and have significant injuries, we highly recommend the ER.  If you think you broke your ankle or twisted your knee, then come straight to an orthopedic surgeon and save yourself the cost and time of going to the local ER.

      What Types of problems to Orthopedic Surgeons treat?
 
      Orthopedists treat a wide variety of bone and joint problems. Dr. Steingart has expertise in these areas, as well as spinal and cervical injuries. He treats  traumas such as broken bones, sprained ankles and sports injuries. He  also treat s normal aging related conditions like arthritis and osteoporosis, along with infections and bone cancer.
      As an osteopathic orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Steingart strives to give a holistic approach to the human body.  Therefore, he may find what appears to be unrelated parts of your body the cause of your orthopedic problem.  He also performs corrective orthopedic surgery.
      Orthopedic surgeons  work in a variety of settings, such as small private practices, hospitals and clinics. Most FairCareMD Orthopedic surgeons work in hospitals, private clinics and surgicenters.  Dr. Steingart works in all three.
      Education
 
       Following graduation from medical school, most doctors complete a residency or internship. A residency is a form of paid on-the-job training. According to the University of Iowa, most candidates to become orthopedic doctors complete a residency in orthopedics lasting five years. Certification from the American Board of Medical Specialties can be obtained after residency has been completed and by passing written and oral exams.

Sub-Specialization
 
      In addition to general orthopedic surgeons, there are sub-specialists who work only on one area like hands or shoulders.       However, most orthopedic injuries do not require a subspecialist. An excellent orthopedic surgeon can handle most issues and will refer out cases that require sub-specialists.  Dr. Steingart has subspecialty training in endoscopic laser spine, and sports medicine.  He performs, joint replacements, pediatric orthopedics, fractured bone repair, spinal surgery, joint surgery, as well as foot and ankle surgery and carpal tunnel syndome. He  teaches medical students from around the country.
      Doctors wishing to specialize in orthopedic surgery usually complete an internship or  residency of 1 year in general medicine or surgery and  specialization is followed by 4 years training in orthopedic surgery.
 
       Dr. Steingart has completed his training with an internship of various fields such as pediatrics, internal medicine, rheumatology, and general surgery, followed by a four year orthopedic residency.  He then was rewarded a fellowship in sports medicine encompassing bone and joint issues.  He went on for further training in endoscopic laser spine surgery.  His experience and vast knowledge in all of medicine makes him one of the best in his field.
      Thanks you for visiting our profile today.  We hope the information here was helpful. 

Created on: 03/04/11
Last modified on: 03/28/11
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Locations:

Steingart Orthopedics

16601 North 40th Street
Suite 204
Phoenix, AZ 85032

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