Stein Top Doctor Award 2016Undergraduate Studies

  • UC San Diego, 9/77-6/79
  • UC Berkeley, 9/79-6/81 (BA)
  • Major Field: Anthropology/Zoology
  • Honors: Anthropology/Zoology Research

Medical Degree

  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Bronx, NY 8/81-6/4/85

Internship

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • General Surgery-PGY1 and PGY2
  • 7/1/85-6/30/87

Stein SF Top Doctor 2016Residency

  • Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
  • 7/1/89-6/15/93

Fellowship

  • Loma Linda University, School of Medicine
  • Mentor: Virchel E. Wood, MD

Awards & Recognition

  • Clinical/Practice: US News and World Report/ Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2012. List of top 282 Hand Surgeons in America based on peer nomination process.
  • San Francisco Magazine List of top Hand Surgeons in Bay Area 2015, 2016.
  • Orthopaedic Research and Education Fellowship-“The Effect of Preservation, Immunosuppression and Chemotherapy on Bone Graft Biology”, 7/88-6/89

Society Memberships

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Fellow—American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • California Orthopaedic Association

Selected Scientific Publications

ANALYSIS OF FRESH AND FROZEN ISOGRAFT AND ALLOGRAFT INCORPORATION USING RADIOISOTOPES. Stein A, Friedlaender GE. Orthop Transactions, 1991 (Abstract)

ARTHROSCOPIC DEBRIDEMENT OF THE OSTEOARTHRITIC KNEE: A STEP TOWARD PATIENT SELECTION. Harwin S, Stein A, Stern R, Kulick R. Am J Arthroscopy. 1(6), 7-9, 9/91

CHRONIC SUBACROMIAL BURSITIS WITH RICE BODIES: A CASE REPORT. Stein A, Case J, Wills G, Dorfman H. Skel Rad. 22(1).770, 3/93

HETEROTOPIC OSSIFICATION FOLLOWING PRIMARY TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY. Harwin S, Stein A, Kulick R. J Arthroplasty. 8(2).113-6, 4/93

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY. Cobelli N, Stein A. General Surgery Board Review. Raven Press, NY 1993. 403-27.

PATELLOFEMORAL RESURFACING AT TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY. Harwin S, Stein A, Stern R, Kulick R. Contemp. Orthro. 29(4), 265-71, 10/94.

EXTENSOR MECHANISM ALLOGRAFT: A CASE REPORT. Harwin S, Stein A, Stern R. Complications in Orthopaedics. 8(4), 79-82, 11/93.

HE EFFECT OF ISOTRANSPLANTATION OF MICROCARRIER CULTURED AND ISOLATED HEPATOCYTES ON THE SURVIVAL OF 90% HEPATECTOMIZED RATS. Stein A, Levenson SM, Demetriou AA. Medical School Thesis

A SELECTIVE REVIEW OF HEPATOCYTE TRANSPLANTATION – HISTORY AND APPLICATION. Stein A. Medical School Thesis

LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION TENDON INTERPOSITION WITH MERSILENE AUGMENTATION. Stein A, Schofield J, Marsh M, Paulo J. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, V 15, No.1, 3/11, pp 12-15

ANATOMIC DORSAL AND VOLAR RADIOULNAR LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION WITH MERSILENE AUGMENTATION. Stein A, Adabi K. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. V 19, No. 1, 3/15, pp 27-31.