Dr. Andrew J. Stein is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Dr. Stein was raised in the Bay Area and graduated with honors from The University of California at Berkeley with a degree in Anthropology and Zoology. After receiving his M.D. degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY, Dr. Stein completed two years of general surgery training and two additional years of Orthopedic research at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Stein completed his Orthopedic Residency at Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine and his Hand Fellowship training at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.
Dr. Stein has been in private practice since August 1994 and opened East Bay Hand Medical Center in September 2001. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and has received his Certificate of Added Qualifications for Hand Surgery, by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Stein is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the California Orthopedic Association.
Dr. Stein has published more than 7 academic research papers and has published two papers on reconstructive hand surgery. In May 2009, Dr. Stein received an “On-Time Patients Award” from MDx Medical/ Vitals.com. This is a patients’ choice award of the nation’s 720,000 active physicians. Less than 3% were accorded this honor by their patients in 2009. Dr. Stein was named one of the top 282 hand surgeons in the United States by U.S. News and World Report in 2012, and annually thereafter. He is one of only five hand surgeons in the entire Bay Area to received this distinction. He was also named “Top Doctor for 2017” in San Francisco Magazine. The award was based on a peer nomination process. Dr. Stein and his wife reside in the East Bay and have two grown children. When Dr. Stein is not at work you can find him pedaling up Mt. Diablo on his road bike or playing with his four grandchildren.