Bruce Steinberg, MD, named Chairman of the Board and Medical Director for Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute
March 31, 2014 | Jacksonville, FL
Bruce Steinberg, MD, has been elected Chairman of the Board and Medical Director for Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute (JOI).
Dr. Steinberg is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and upper extremity specialist and one of the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars team physicians who has served the entire 18 years that JOI has been the sports medicine provider for the team.
“We are pleased and very excited to have Dr. Steinberg leading our practice,” said John Ricchini, Executive Director of Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute. “Dr. Steinberg succeeds Dr. R. Stephen Lucie, who strategically poised the practice for growth. Our anticipation with Dr. Steinberg’s leadership is that we’ll see continued differentiation of JOI as a leader in clinical expertise and technology in the care of orthopedic patients,” said Edward Sim, President, Physician Integration.
Dr. Steinberg is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Medical School. While at Harvard, he served as Chief Resident in Orthopaedics and was appointed to the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital, the top ranked hospital in the United States. In 2011, he was recognized in Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review
as one of the top 45 hand and upper extremity surgeons in the country.
Dr. Steinberg is an instructor in shoulder arthroscopy and teaches advanced arthroscopic techniques to orthopedic surgeons from around the world. He holds six patents and has published multiple articles in peer review, medical and engineering journals including The Journal of Bone
and Joint Surgery
and The Journal of Biomechanics
. In addition to his orthopedic surgery training, he has an engineering background and continues to perform biomechanical research in “compartment syndrome” --a painful condition that occurs when pressure within the muscles builds to dangerous levels. Most recently, Dr. Steinberg and his co-authors presented groundbreaking research in compartment syndrome which was accepted for publication by the international journal Physiological Measurement