Steve B. Behrens, MD

Steve B. Behrens, MD Specialties: Foot & Ankle

Steve B. Behrens, MD
Specialties: Foot & Ankle
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520 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

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About Steve B. Behrens, MD

Dr. Steve Behrens is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with triple fellowship training in orthopaedic foot and ankle, trauma and sports medicine. He specializes in disorders of the foot and ankle, traumatic injuries to the lower extremities and sports-related conditions.Dr. Behrens earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and graduated summa cum laude. He completed his medical training at Ross University School of Medicine, followed by an orthopaedic surgery residency and trauma fellowship at Brown University, one of the busiest trauma centers in the Northeast. He then completed a second fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he provided care to recreational and competitive athletes and assisted the medical staff of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins and the University of Pittsburgh. Finally, he completed a third fellowship in foot and ankle at OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Institute with mentorship from leaders in the field at one of the highest-regarded orthopaedic practices in the United States.Dr. Behrens has received several grants for his orthopaedic research and has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His research has been presented at national and international meetings in orthopaedic surgery. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).Dr. Behrens' goal is to provide a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan for each patient, and he believes patient education is of paramount importance throughout the process. Utilizing his extensive orthopedic training, the latest surgical techniques, and the current research available, Dr. Behrens strives to provide the best possible medical care for his patients.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Achilles Tendinitis

  • Achilles Tendon Injury

  • Achilles Tendonitis

  • Ankle

  • Ankle Arthroscopy

  • Ankle Fracture

  • Ankle Fusion

  • Ankle Instability

  • Ankle Replacement

  • Ankle Sprain

  • Ankle Strain

  • Arthritis

  • Arthroscopy

  • Avascular Necrosis

  • AVN (Avascular Necrosis of Bone)

  • Bunion Correction

  • Cavovarus Deformity of Foot

  • Charcot Ankle

  • Correction of Hammertoe

  • Flatfoot

  • Foot and Ankle Injuries

  • Foot Arthroscopy

  • Foot Drop

  • Foot Fracture

  • Foot Fusion

  • Foot Sprain

  • Fusion of Ankle

  • Fusion of Hindfoot

  • Hallux Rigidus

  • High Foot Arch

  • Instability of Ankle

  • Ligament

  • Limb Lengthening

  • Limb Lengthening Procedures

  • Limb Preservation/ Salvage

  • Limb Salvage Procedure

  • Metatarsalgia

  • Midfoot Fusion

  • Neuroma

  • Orthopedic Trauma

  • Osteochondral Lesion

  • Reconstruction of Ankle

  • Reconstruction of Foot

  • Reconstruction of Foot or Ankle

  • Reconstruction of Forefoot

  • Repair

  • Repair of F

  • Repair of Instability of Ankle

  • Replacement

  • Sports Injuries

  • Sports Injury

  • Sports Medicine Consult

  • Strain of Foot

  • Stress Fracture of Ankle

  • Stress Fracture of Foot

  • Tendon Transfer of Extremity

  • Turf Toe

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery