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Jack Steele, M.D.

Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic surgeonHip and Knee replacement specialist

Jack Steele, M.D profile

Dr. Steele specializes in hip and knee replacement and is committed to providing excellent, comprehensive care to those with hip and knee arthritis. He utilizes state of the art techniques and technology including robotic surgery, partial knee replacement, anterior hip replacement and postoperative pain control techniques in a patient-centered approach to provide personalized care to all patients.

His clinical and research interests include hip and knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement, partial knee replacement, direct anterior hip replacement, and rapid recovery after hip and knee replacement.

Dr. Steele received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, where he also played Division I Lacrosse for four years. Dr. Steele received his medical degree from Georgetown University and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center. He then completed an additional one-year fellowship in total joint replacement at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, the #1 ranked orthopedic hospital in the country. There he gained expertise in hip and knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement, partial knee replacement, direct anterior hip replacement, and robotic surgery.

Jack Steele is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Eastern Orthopedic Association. He has many peer-reviewed publications on hip and knee replacement and orthopedic surgery. He speaks and teaches at multiple orthopedic meetings and courses throughout the year.


  • Dartmouth College; Hanover, NH

Medical School

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine; Washington, DC


  • Duke University Medical Center; Durham, NC


  • Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement, Hospital for Special Surgery; New York, NY
  • Clinical Excellence Award for the Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service at Hospital for Special Surgery, 2022
  • Southern Orthopedic Association Resident Award Winner, 2019
  • Park City Hip and Knee Symposium Poster Award Winner, 2019
  • Graduated Cum Laude from Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2016
  • John N. Delahay Award for Outstanding Achievement in Orthopedic Surgery at Georgetown School of Medicine, 2016

Professional Memberships

Professional Appointments

  • Eastern Orthopedic Association Committee Member
  • Hip and Knee IEP Alumni Board Member
  1. Steele J, Jun Jang S, Brilliant Z, Mayman D, Sculco P, Jerabek S, Vigdorchik J. Deep Learning Phenotype Automation and Cohort Analyses of 2,042 Knees Using the Coronal Plane Alignment of the Knee Classification. Journal of Arthroplasty. June 2023.
    PMID: 36858128
  2. Steele J, Shenoy A, Wright T, Padgett D. Evaluation of Mechanically-Assisted Crevice Corrosion of Different Dual Mobility Constructs. Journal of Arthroplasty. July 2023.
    PMID: 37088224
  3. Steele J, Cochrane N, Charalambous L, Kim B, Case A, Bolognesi M, Seyler T. Outcomes and Cost Analysis of a Surgical Care Unit for Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasties Performed at a Tertiary Academic Center. Arthroplasty Today. December 2022.
    PMID: 36312885
  4. Jun Jang S, Kunze K, Casey J, Steele J, Mayman D, Jerabek S, Sculco P, Vigdorchik J. Variability of the Femoral Mechanical-Anatomical Axis Angle: A Population-Level Analysis of 2,156 Knees Using a Validated Deep Learning Tool. Bone and Joint Open. February 2024.
    PMID: 38316146
  5. McIntosh E, Sarpong N, Steele J, Davis E, Muir J, Canoles H, Vigdorchik J. The Hip-spine Assessment of a Novel Surgical Planning Software Provides Acetabular Component Targets That Are Reliable and in Agreement with Current Clinical Recommendations. Arthroplasty Today. January 2024.
    PMID: 38292149
  6. Ong C, Grubel J, Steele J, Della-Valle AG. Re-initiation of elective total knee arthroplasty with an adapted pathway during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic was safe and effective. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. August 2023.
    PMID: 36550383
  7. Steele JR, Ryan SP, Jiranek WA, Wellman SS, Bolognesi MP, Seyler TM. Cost of Aseptic Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty at a Tertiary Medical Center. Journal of Arthroplasty. May 2021.
    PMID: 33390337
  8. Ryan SP, Steele JR, Plate JF, Seyler TM, Attarian DE, Bolognesi MP, Wellman SS. All-polyethylene Tibia: An Opportunity for Value Based Care in Bundled Reimbursement Initiatives. Orthopedics. November 2020.
    PMID: 33141229
  9. Peterson JR, Steele JR, Wellman SW, Lachiewicz PL. High-dose Bupivacaine Periarticular Injection with Intra-articular Saphenous Nerve Block is Safe and Effective in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty. May 2020.
    PMID: 32057598
  10. Hernandez N, Steele J, Wu C, Cunningham D, Aggrey G, Wellman S. A Specific Capsular Repair Technique Lowered Early Dislocations in Primary Total Hip Arthoplasty through a Posterior Approach. Arthroplasty Today. September 2020.
    PMID: 32995415
  11. Cunningham D, Steele J, Allen N, Nunley J, Adams S. The impact of pre-operative mental health and depression on outcomes after total ankle arthroplasty. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. January 2021.
    PMID: 33298797
  12. Lazarides AL, Kerr DL, Dial B, Steele JR, Lane WO, Blazer DG, Brigman BE, Mendoza-Lattes S, Erickson ME, Eward WC. Does facility volume influence survival in patients with primary malignant bone tumors of the vertebral column? A comparative cohort study. Spine. July 2020.
    PMID: 32145357
  13. Steele JR, Cunningham DJ, Green CL, Risoli TJ, DeOrio JK, Nunley JA, Easley ME, Adams SB. Patient Characteristics of Possible Responders and Non-Responders to Total Ankle Arthroplasty. Foot and Ankle International. August 2020.
    PMID: 32517549
  14. Dial BL, Catanzano AA, Eposito V, Steele J, Fletcher A, Ryan SP, Kirkpatrick JP, Goodwin CR, Torok J, Hopkins T, Mendoza-Lattes S. Treatment Outcomes in Spinal Metastatic Disease with Indeterminate Stability. Global Spine Journal. September 2020.
    PMID: 32975442
  15. Lachiewicz P, Steele J, Wellman S. Unexpected High Rate of Revision of a Modern Cemented Fixed Bearing Modular Posterior-Stabilized Knee Arthroplasty. Bone and Joint Journal. June 2021.
    PMID: 34053294
  16. Steele JR, Lazarides AL, DeOrio JK. Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis Using a Novel Retrograde Intramedullary Nail. Foot and Ankle Specialist. October 2019
    PMID: 31640417
  17. Steele J, Kildow B, Cunningham D, Dekker T, DeOrio J, Easley M, Nunley J, Parekh S, Adams S. Comparison of Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodeses Using a Sustained Dynamic Compression Nail versus Non-dynamized Nails. Foot and Ankle Specialist. April 2019.
     PMID: 31018671
  18. Dekker TJ, Vinson EV, Steele JR, Garrigues GE. Current Peri-operative Imaging Concepts Surrounding Shoulder Arthroplasty. Skeletal Radiology. February 2019.
    PMID: 30798396
  19. Pereira G, Steele JR, Fletcher A, Clement R, Arasa M, Adams S. Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Systematic Review. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. May 2021.
    PMID: 33642164
  20. Adams SB, Steele JR, Demetracopoulos CA, Nunley JA, Easley ME, DeOrio JK. Results of Tibia and Fibula Osteotomies Performed Concomitant to Total Ankle Replacement. Foot and Ankle International. March 2020.
    PMID: 32134716
  21. Dekker TJ, Hamid KS, Federer AE, Steele JR, Easley ME, Nunley JA, Adams SB. The Value of Motion: Patient-Reported Outcome Measures are Correlated with Range of Motion in Total Ankle Replacement. Foot Ankle Spec. October 2018.
    PMID: 29277111
  22. Scott DJ, Steele JR, Fletcher AN, Parekh SG. Early Outcomes of 3D Printed Total Talus Arthroplasty. Foot and Ankle Specialist. October 2020.
    PMID: 32924584
  23. Steele JR, Kadakia RJ, Cunningham DJ, Dekker TJ, Kildow BJ, Adams SB. Comparison of 3D Printed Spherical Implants versus Femoral Head Allografts for Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. November 2020.
    PMID: 32830015
  24. Dekker TJ, Steele JR, Federer AE, Easley ME, Hamid KS, Adams SB. Efficacy of Particulate Juvenile Cartilage Allograft Transplantation for Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus. Foot Ankle Int. March 2018.
    PMID: 29262723
  25. Dekker TJ, Steele JR, Federer AE, Hamid KS, Adams SB. The Use of Patient-Specific 3D Printed Titanium Implants for Complex Foot and Ankle Limb Salvage, Deformity Correction, and Arthrodesis Procedures. Foot and Ankle International. August 2018.
    PMID: 29648876
  26. Federer AE, Steele JR, Dekker TJ, Liles JL, Adams SB. Tendonitis and Tendinopathy: What Are They and How Do They Evolve? Foot and Ankle Clinics. December 2017.
    PMID: 29078821
  27. Li X, Zhou H, Williams P, Steele J, Nguyen J, Jager M, Coleman S. The epidemiology of single season musculoskeletal injuries in professional baseball. Orthopaedics Review. February 2013.
    PMID: 23705061
  28. Lopez V, Ma R, Li X, Steele J, Allen A. Costal cartilage fractures and disruptions in a rugby football player. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. May 2013.
    PMID: 22627657
  29. Liles JL, Steele JR, Chen F, Nettles DF, Adams SB. Basic science behind the development of post traumatic osteoarthritis of the ankle. Techniques in Foot & Ankle Surgery. July 2018.
  30. Steele JR, Boggess BR. Mid-term Clinical Outcomes of Intraarticular Injection of Platelet Rich Plasma and Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Intraarticular Pathology of the Knee, Hip and Shoulder. Embryology and Stem Cell Research. Oct 2019.
  31. Steele J, Dekker T, Federer A, Liles J, Adams S, Easley M. Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Treatment. Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics. July 2018.
  32. Steele JR, Park C, Adams SB. Bone Marrow Stimulation plus Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate versus Bone Marrow Stimulation Alone in the Treatment of Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus: A Prospective Study. Duke Orthopaedic Journal. February 2020.
  33. Fletcher AN, Liles JL, Pereira GF, Steele JR, Adams SB, Easley ME. Systematic Review of Subtalar Distraction Arthrodesis for the Treatment of Subtalar Arthritis. Foot and Ankle International. November 2020.
    PMID: 31958992
  34. Rothberg M, Steele J, Wheeler J, Arora A, Priya A, Lindenauer P. The Relationship Between Time Spent Communicating and Communication Outcomes on a Hospital Medicine Service. Journal of General Internal Medicine. February 2012.
    PMID: 21922161
  35. Botwinick I, Shonkwiler R, Steele J, Yu G, Chabot J. Atrial fibrillation and delayed gastric emptying. PLoS One. October 2011.
    PMID: 22028778
  36. Sterns J, Smith C, Steele J, Stevenson K, Gallicano G. Epigenetics and type II diabetes mellitus; underlying mechanisms of prenatal predisposition. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. May 2014.
    PMID: 25364722


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