License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Steve Petersen is Excellent. Dr. Petersen has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Steve Petersen, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Surgery (Joint Prosthesis Implantation Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Pain

Education & Awards

Dr. Petersen graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Petersen has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Good Samaritan Hospital 
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Steve Alan Petersen MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Steve A. Petersen practice?
Dr. Steve Petersen has 8 office locations.
Dr. Steve Petersen practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Baltimore, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Ellicott City, MD and Lutherville Timonium, MD.
See Baltimore Surgeons.