Steve E. Meadows, MD
Accepting New Patients
- Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
- Hand & Wrist Surgery
- PRP & Stem Cell Therapy
- Fractures & Reconstruction
“I have the privilege of really changing people’s lives by fixing their orthopedic problems. From the severe traumatic injuries to sports injuries, it is all very satisfying. I am fascinated by the new and exciting advancements in surgical technology that allow us to perform less invasive surgeries that mean quicker and easier recovery times for the patient.”
Dr. Steve E. Meadows is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with advanced fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine.
After completing his internship in general surgery at the North Shore University Hospital of Cornell University, Dr. Meadows performed his orthopedic residency training at the Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, where he served as chief resident for his final year of training. He then received fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Hand Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, which is renowned for its pioneering efforts in tendon surgery and techniques of hand rehabilitation.
Dr. Meadows is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is also a member of the Florida Medical Association and Palm Beach County Medical Association.
Dr. Meadows has been in private practice of orthopedic surgery since 1992. He practices general orthopedic surgery with a subspecialty interest in shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand problems. He performs numerous shoulder surgeries per year, including rotator cuff repair, shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, and fracture repair.
In addition to his practice responsibilities, Dr. Meadows serves as the Chief Medical Officer for iHealthSpot, a leading medical and technology company. Dr. Meadows spearheaded the editorial team for iHealthSpot that won 8 consecutive "WWW Health Awards" of excellence in online orthopedic patient education content, as well as a prestigious STEVIE (American Business Award) for interactive orthopedic content.
Dr. Meadows also performs medico-legal work including IMEs, case reviews, and expert witness testimony.
An avid tennis player, Dr. Meadows has been a columnist for Tennis Week magazine.
Visit both of Dr. Meadows’ websites at www.handandshoulderdoctor.com and www.stemcellandprptherapy.com and read his blog for updates in hand and upper extremity surgery as well as PRP therapy and stem cell therapy.