Steve B. Behrens, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgery
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Steve B. Behrens, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery

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Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

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Dr. Steve Behrens is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with triple fellowship training in orthopedic 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' 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.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery


  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine Consult
  • Foot Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Osteochondral Lesion
  • Repair, Ligament
  • Ankle Instability
  • Instability of Ankle
  • Repair of Instability of Ankle
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Turf Toe
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Foot Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Strain of Foot
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • AVN (Avascular Necrosis of Bone)
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Stress Fracture of Ankle
  • Arthritis
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Foot Fusion
  • Midfoot Fusion
  • Fusion of Hindfoot
  • Flatfoot
  • High Foot Arch
  • Cavovarus Deformity of Foot
  • Limb Preservation/ Salvage
  • Limb Salvage Procedure
  • Limb Lengthening Procedures
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Foot Drop
  • Tendon Transfer of Extremity
  • Reconstruction of Foot
  • Reconstruction of Foot or Ankle
  • Reconstruction of Ankle
  • Reconstruction of Forefoot
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Bunion Correction
  • Correction of Hammertoe
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Neuroma
  • Charcot Ankle
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Replacement, Ankle
  • Fusion of Ankle
  • Repair of Flat Feet
  • Repair of Flat Foot
  • Tendon Transfer or Transplantation
  • Foot Trauma
  • S/P Ligament Repair
  • H/O Ankle Fusion
  • S/P Reconstruction Procedure
  • H/O Hammer Toe Correction


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).


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Resident of the Year, 2007 
Albert Einstein Rudin Scholar, 2003
Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Honor Society, 2000
Award for Academic Excellence in Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, 2000
Commencement Address, Cornell University, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, 2000


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon - Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Ross University School of Medicine, 2006
  • B.S., Cornell University, 2000


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External Relationships

External Relationships

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