Richard T. Steffen, MD, an Orthopedic Surgeon with Sports Medicine Associates of San Antonio


Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Richard T. Steffen, who serves patients in San Antonio, Texas.

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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Oct 28, 2021 ( – Dr. Steffen is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with Sports Medicine Associates of San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. He is also affiliated with Foundation Surgical Hospital of San Antonio, The Center for Special Surgery at TCA, and Methodist Healthcare in San Antonio, Texas. He specializes in sports medicine and the surgical treatment of shoulder, hip, and knee injuries.

“As experts in our field, we treat a variety of professional and amateur athletes, occupational injuries in addition to concussion therapies. Our renowned team of sports medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons offer accessible, patient-centered care in four locations in San Antonio and Boerne. In addition to treating athletic injuries and chronic problems, we make sure we give you all the education you need to prevent more injuries in the future”, states the official website of Sports Medicine Associates of San Antonio. 

After earning an undergraduate degree in 1987 at the University of Miami, Dr. Steffen received his medical degree in 1991 at the University of Miami School of Medicine.  After a one-year internship at Keesler Medical Center (1991 – 1992), he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium/Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland AFB (1994 – 1998). Dr. Steffen performed his fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio (2000 – 2001). In the US Air Force Medical Force, he served as USAF Flight Surgeon at McConnell AFB in Kansas, Theater Flight Surgeon in Restore Hope (Somalia, Africa), and Teaching Staff for Emory Riddle University in Florida. 

Dr. Steffen attained board certification in orthopedic surgery through the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons. It is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Orthopaedic surgery or orthopaedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, and congenital disorders.

Licensed to practice medicine in Texas and Illinois, he is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 

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