Steven A. Horton, M.D., M.S.

Steven A. Horton, M.D., M.S.

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Biography

Steven  Horton M.D., M.S. is board-eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Disorders at Mid-Maryland Musculoskeletal Institute (MMI) division in Frederick, Maryland. Dr. Horton is a firm believer in conservative care. When surgery is required, for most procedures he utilizes minimally invasive techniques that lead to an easier, faster recovery with an earlier return to work and activities.  

. Dr. Horton has published articles on various topics, including treatment of scaphoid nonunions in Hand, another on Identifying the safe zone in arthroscopic anterior elbow capsulectomy published in the Orthopedics. He has presented research posters at the international meeting for American Society for Surgery of the Hand and presented podium research the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery annual meetings. He has coauthored a chapter in the upcoming book The Mangled Extremity: Evaluation and Management with his mentors at the Shock Trauma Center.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hand & Wrist Laceration Repairs of Nerve, Arteries and Tendons
  • De Quervain’s Syndrome
  • All Fractures in the Upper Extremity, Clavicle to Fingers
  • Dupuytren's Contracture, including Collagenase Injections
  • Arthritis Treatment of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Tendonitis of the Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist
  • Wrist and Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder arthritis and Rotator Cuff Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Microvascular Surgery

Medical Degree

Case Western Reserve University, Doctor of Medicine- Cleveland, OH

Residency

University of Maryland Medical System- Department of Orthopaedics

Fellowship

Florida Orthopaedic Institute- Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship

Certifications

Board Eligible - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Major Accomplishments

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery publication on Identifying the Safe Zone in Arthroscopic Anterior Elbow Capsulectomy

American Society for Surgery on the Hand publication on Treatment of the Non-United Scaphoid: A Meta-Analysis of the Last 20 Years

Maryland Orthopaedic Association publication on Expert Survey Management of the Symptomatic Meso-Os Acromiale

Research posters at the international meeting for American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Presented podium research the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery annual meetings.

He has coauthored a chapter in the upcoming book The Mangled Extremity: Evaluation and Management with his mentors at the Shock Trauma Center.

Hospital Affiliations

Frederick Memorial Hospital

Affiliated Surgery Centers

Physicians Surgery Center

Frederick Surgical Center