Dr. Stephen Wender
Dr. Stephen Wender is a board-certified Orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in Arthroscopic surgery and Sports Medicine. Prior to his medical journey, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 1971 and then attended medical school at New York University School of Medicine.
He completed both his internship and residency in Surgery at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA and went on to complete Orthopaedic Surgery in Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was also chief resident. In 1975, Dr. Wender was selected as Clinical Fellow in Surgery at Harvard Medical School, followed by a Clinical Fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery. During fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1978, Dr. Wender completed training in Sports Medicine where he learned to perform operative Arthroscopy, knee ligament reconstruction, shoulder reconstructive surgery, and Cybex training.
With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Wender is particularly interested in Operative Arthroscopy and Total Joint Replacement. His research pursuits consisted on cartilage biochemistry and use of Cybex as a rehabilitation tool. He has completed two publications on the subject of Patellectomy: “Patellectomy and Its Effects on Quadriceps and Hamstring Function: A Critical Analysis” and “A Critical Analysis of Postoperative Strength”.