Steve B. Behrens, M.D.
Steve B. Behrens, M.D.

Steve B. Behrens, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery
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Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle, Orthopedic Trauma Surgery, more

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520 East 70th Street
Starr Pavilion, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021
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About Steve B. Behrens, M.D.

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 orthopedic 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 orthopedic practices in the United States.

Dr. Behrens has received several grants for his orthopedic research and has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. His research has been presented at national and international meetings in orthopedic 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).

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
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  • Achilles Tendinitis

  • Achilles Tendon Injury

  • Achilles Tendonitis

  • 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

  • Foot Trauma

  • Fusion of Ankle

  • Fusion of Hindfoot

  • H/O Ankle Fusion

  • H/O Hammer Toe Correction

  • Hallux Rigidus

  • High Foot Arch

  • Instability of Ankle

  • 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 of Flat Feet

  • Repair of Flat Foot

  • Repair of Instability of Ankle

  • Repair, Ligament

  • Replacement, Ankle

  • S/P Ligament Repair

  • S/P Reconstruction Procedure

  • Sports Injuries

  • Sports Injury

  • Sports Medicine Consult

  • Strain of Foot

  • Stress Fracture of Ankle

  • Stress Fracture of Foot

  • Tendon Transfer of Extremity

  • Tendon Transfer or Transplantation

  • Turf Toe

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  • Degrees: Cornell University

  • Degrees: Ross University School of Medicine

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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Degrees: Cornell University
  • Degrees: Ross University School of Medicine

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English