Stephen K. Benirschke, M.D.
Jerome H. Debs II Endowed Chair for Orthopaedic Traumatology
Dr. Stephen Benirschke is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University. Following his training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Case Western he a completed fellowship in at Rätisches Kantons-und Regional Hospital in Switzerland.
He started as an Acting Instructor at the University of Washington in 1985 and has been a Professor at the University of Washington since 2000. Presently he is a member of the Resident Selection Committee and the Musculoskeletal Core Course. With a predominant interest in foot and ankle injuries, Dr. Benirschke has published over 45 peer-reviewed articles, 3 book chapters and has presented at numerous medical meetings. He was also the primary investigator on an AO ASIF Research Grant.
He has been honored for his teaching efforts at the University of Washington with the Resident Teaching Award in 1997.
Dr. Benirschke's clinical interests include foot and ankle trauma and reconstruction, articular fractures and other foot and ankle problems.
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Common Surgeries Performed:
Fractures and post-traumatic reconstruction, Foot & Ankle trauma and reconstruction
Common Diagnosis Treated:
Articular Fractures, Foot & Ankle Problems
Scientific Publications: (PubMed Listing)
- Outcomes following operative treatment of articular fractures
- Gait analysis
- DVT investigation