Steven M Theiss

Steven M Theiss Steven M Theiss
Professor, John D. Sherrill Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery/Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.


Steven M. Theiss, M.D. is a graduate of Northwestern University Medical School. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with a fellowship in spine at Minnesota Spine Center. He also completed a research fellowship at Emory University. Dr. Theiss began his career in 1995 as Assistant Professor and currently is Professor and Director, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Theiss has given over 61 invited lectures at National/International meetings and published over 23 articles in refereed journals. He currently serves on several councils and committees including multiple committees for AO Spine North America, Board of Directors for Alabama Orthopaedic Society, Academic Leadership Council for American Orthopaedic Association and Oral Examiner for American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Theiss specializes in the treatment of spinal deformities and trauma.

Research Interest

Research interests are biology of spinal fusion, outcomes of spine deformity surgery, treatment of spine trauma and optimizing patient experience.