Bruce Steinberg, MD

Dr. Bruce Steinberg, Orthopaedic Surgeon 

Dr. Bruce Steinberg is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Medical School. His residency was completed at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program. Followed by a fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center. Board Certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He has a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery. While at Harvard, he served as Chief Resident in Orthopaedics.  He was appointed to the staff of the Massachusetts General Hospital, the number one ranked hospital in the United States. Also, Dr. Steinberg has a certificate of added qualifications in hand surgery.

Dr. Steinberg has been an instructor in shoulder arthroscopy by the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He teaches arthroscopic techniques to orthopaedic surgeons from around the world at the Orthopaedic Learning Center (Rosemont, IL). In January of 2011, Dr. Steinberg was named in the nationally recognized Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review.  As one of the top 45 hand and upper extremity surgeons in the country. Additionally, Dr. Steinberg was the Chairman of the Board of Directors for 7 years.

Throughout the past 15 years, Dr. Steinberg has performed over 10,000 successful surgeries. He has been one of the team physicians for the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars since their inception in 1993. He has performed multiple successful surgeries for many skilled NFL players.  In addition to his orthopaedic surgery training, he has an engineering background.  He continues to perform research in one of his areas of interest, compartment syndrome.

Finally, Dr. Steinberg holds six patents and has published multiple articles in medical and engineering journals.  Including The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and The Journal of Biomechanics. Most recently, Dr. Steinberg and his co-authors were honored to have their paper reporting on groundbreaking research in compartment syndrome.  Also, this was accepted for publication by the international journal, Physiological Measurement.

New Patient Appointment Line: 904-564-2000, Fax: 904-996-9412 or schedule online.

To schedule follow-up appointments or cancel and reschedule appointments, please go to the Patient Portal.

He practices at JOI Baptist South 904-880-1260 on Wednesdays and JOI San Marco 904 346-3465

Physician Extenders

Taylor Bellini, PA-C Physician Assistant

Medical Secretary (904) 858-6424

Medical Assistant, (904) 858-6429


Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist

  • Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist
  • Elbow Pain
  • Endoscopy
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fibular Transfer Procedure
  • Fractures
    • Clavicle to Fingertips
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Shoulder
    • Elbow
    • Wrist
    • Fingers
  • Microvascular Surgery
    • Nerve
    • Vessel
    • Tendon
    • Skin Disorders
    • Dupuytren’s Disease (includes needle aponeurotomy)
  • Needle Aponeurotomy
  • Single Incision Carpal Tunnel Treatment
  • Sprained Wrist
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Thumb Arthritis
  • Thumb Pain
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Pain


Press Releases:


  • Watch Dr. Steinberg on First Coast Living talking ActivArmor™ and JOI.
  • Dr. Steinberg is one of the winners of the 2014 JBJ Health Care Heroes of the First Coast.
    Read full article on JBJ »
    Read Dr. Steinberg’s interview of JBJ »
  • Dr. Steinberg is proud to be associated with two hospitals that have received outstanding recognition from the US News and World Report honor roll. The Massachusetts General Hospital has been ranked the number one hospital in the United States. During his time at Harvard, Dr. Steinberg served as Chief Resident of Orthopaedics.
  • He was appointed to the Staff of the MGH. Presently, Dr. Steinberg practices at the Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, Florida.  Also, Baptist was rated by the same publication as the number one hospital in the region.

Personal Website:


Dr. Steinberg on In The Game – Segment 1

Dr. Steinberg on In The Game – Segment 2

 ActivArmor™ and JOI on First Coast Living


Community Voices

Connie – San Marco
Rotator Cuff Repair

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Shoulder Pain and Advanced Arthroscopic
Rotator Cuff Surgery

Video Introduction


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