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Steven L. Barnett, M.D.

  • Accepting New Patients

About Dr. Steven L. Barnett

Dr. Steven Barnett is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with a practice specializing in Joint Replacement and Adult Reconstructive Surgery for arthritic conditions. He is a general partner of Orthopaedic Specialty Institute in Orange County.

Dr. Barnett is an attending physician at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, CA and Long Beach Memorial Hospital in Long Beach. He also participates in Orthopaedic Residency Training for the University of California, Irvine at the VA Medical Center in Long Beach.

He received his undergraduate degree in Physiology at the University of California, Berkeley. Subsequent to this he attended Boston University School of Medicine for his medical degree.

“At Boston University, Dr. Barnett graduated Cum Laude and was selected as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.”

He then went on to complete both his surgical internship and orthopaedic residency at University of California, Irvine. Following residency, he completed an additional fellowship year in joint replacement and adult reconstructive surgery at the Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Barnett is involved in community and physician education and has presented at numerous conferences nationally on arthritis and new advances in joint replacement technique. He has published multiple articles in the orthopaedic literature. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the California Orthopaedic Association, and the Western Orthopaedic Association.

Insurances Accepted

Please verify with your health plan and/or physician’s office.

  • Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield PPO
  • ChoiceCare/Humana
  • Coventry/First Health
  • Health Net PPO
  • Interplan PPO
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare PPO

For HMO plan participation please call the physician's office.

Education Medical Education - Boston University School of Medicine (Medical Doctor)
Internship - UC Irvine Medical Center (General Surgery)
Residency - UC Irvine Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders (Total Joint Arthroplasty)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Conditions Treated
  • Hip Arthritis (Hip)
  • Femur Fracture (Hip)
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (Knee)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee / Knee Osteoarthritis (Knee)
  • Hip Impingement (Hip)
  • Pediatric Orthopedics (Spine (Pediatric))
  • Fractured Hip (Hip)
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement (Hip)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee (Knee)
  • Fractured Knee / Knee Fracture (Knee)
  • Hip Dysplasia (Hip)
  • Joint Pain (Knee)
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (Hip)
  • Joint Pain (Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis of the HIp / Hip Osteoarthritis (Hip)
  • Knee Arthritis (Knee)