4.7/5
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Steven Myerthall, MD

Services & Specialties

Hip, Knee

Languages

English
4.7/5
1929 Ratings | 338 Comments | About Ratings

Services & Specialties

Hip, Knee

Languages

English

Office Information

Gilbert Clinic

3420 S. Mercy Rd.
Suite 200
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Main Number: 866.974.2673
Fax: 866.939.2673

Office Information

Biography

Steven L. Myerthall, MD is an internationally fellowship-trained and board certified specialist of the hip and knee reconstruction. His practice incorporates many of the newest techniques and technologies available for total joint replacement surgery, including computer-assisted surgery, the Direct Anterior Approach to hip replacement and Shape Matching technology for knee replacement.

Dr. Myerthall completed his fellowship training in hip and knee replacement surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. Prior to that, he completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Toronto, where he received the prestigious Sopman Humanitarian Award in 1996. Dr. Myerthall obtained his medical degree, and two bachelor’s degrees at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Dr. Myerthall has also been active in academic medicine, having lectured on a variety of topics to community groups, orthopedic associations, and at local and regional academic symposiums. He is a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).

Steven L. Myerthall, MD is an internationally fellowship-trained and board certified specialist of the hip and knee reconstruction. His practice incorporates many of the newest techniques and technologies available for total joint replacement surgery, including computer-assisted surgery, the Direct Anterior Approach to hip replacement and Shape Matching technology for knee replacement.

Dr. Myerthall completed his fellowship training in hip and knee replacement surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. Prior to that, he completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Toronto, where he received the prestigious Sopman Humanitarian Award in 1996. Dr. Myerthall obtained his medical degree, and two bachelor’s degrees at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Dr. Myerthall has also been active in academic medicine, having lectured on a variety of topics to community groups, orthopedic associations, and at local and regional academic symposiums. He is a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).

Dr. Myerthall has received the distinction of Best Doctors in America from 2009 to 2010 and received the 2010 PHOENIX Magazine’s Top Doctors distinction for Orthopedic Surgery.

Procedures & Areas of Interest

  • MAKO Robotic Arm-Assisted Joint
  • MAKO Robotic Arm-Assisted Joint
  • Primary Joint Surgery of the Hip
  • Replacement Surgery of the Hip
  • Replacement Surgery of the Knee
  • Revision Joint Surgery of the Hip
  • Total Joint Replacement Surgery of the Knee

Fellowship

Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency

The University of Toronto 

Board Certification

Board Certified

Accolades

  • 2010 - PHOENIX Magazine Top Doctor
  • 2009-2010 - Voted “Best Doctors”
  • 1996 - Sopman Humanitarian Award, The Toronto Hospital
  • 1994 - IODE, Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Bursary
  • 1994 - Paul E. Murphy Bursary
  • 1994 - David and Anne Beach Scholarship
  • 1992 - John J. Mason Memorial Scholarship
  • 1988 - Harold James Russell Scholarship in Rehabilitation Medicine
  • 1987 - “Skills for Life” Scholarship, British Columbia Government
  • 1987 - Harold James Russell Scholarship in Rehabilitation Medicine
  • 1986 - British Columbia Government Academic Scholarship
  • 1985 - John Owen Memorial Bursary

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The CORE Institute is focused on providing an exceptional patient care experience. To ensure that we are holding ourselves to the highest standards, we measure all aspects of patient satisfaction with the National Research Corporation, an independent patient satisfaction company. This service partnership provides the technology to display ratings on our physician profile pages, and all ratings are verified and submitted by actual patients.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.  submitted by patients as a reflection of their views and opinions. The resulting ratings are not directly endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of The CORE Institute.

Overall 4.7 out of 5

Explained Understandably 4.8
Listened Carefully 4.8
Gave Understandable Answers 4.8
Knew Medical History 4.4
Showed Respect 4.8
Spent Enough Time 4.5

Research and Experience

Publications 

B.A. Masri, M.J. Spangehl, C.P. Duncan, C.P. Beauchamp, S.L. Myerthall. Proximal Femoral Allografts in Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. A Critical Review. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (suppl 3), 77B, 1995: pp 306-307

Karabatsos B, Myerthall SL, Fornasier VL, Binnington A, Maistrelli GL. Osseointegration of hydroxyapatite porous-coated femoral implants in a canine model. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2001 Nov;(392):442-9. PubMed PMID: 11716420.

Myerthall SL, Graham B. Osteonecrosis of the base of the second metacarpal: a case report. J Hand Surg Am. 1999 Jul;24(4):853-5. PubMed PMID: 10447180.

Myerthall S, Ogilvie-Harris DJ. Failure of arthroscopic meniscal repair following septic arthritis. Arthroscopy. 1996 Dec;12(6):746-8. PubMed PMID:9115566.

Ogilvie-Harris DJ, Myerthall S. The diabetic frozen shoulder: arthroscopic release. Arthroscopy. 1997 Feb;13(1):1-8. PubMed PMID: 9043598.

S.L. Myerthall and J.P. Waddell. Stress Fracture of the Ulna: An unusual complication following Total Hip Arthroplasty – A Case Report. The Journal of Arthroplasty submitted for publication, June, 2002

T.R. Daniels and S.L. Myerthall. Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction. Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Bulletin, Number 42 (September), 1998: pp 14-15

Grants 

2000 CORE/ACORE Young Investigator Award ($15,000). Knee Flexion vs. Extension: A Prospective Study of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Fixation. Principle investigator: S.L. Myerthall. Co-investigators: J. Moro, M. Burman, A. Miniaci

1999 Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation Research Grant ($10,000). Determinants of Outcome of Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. Principle investigator: S.L. Myerthall. Co-investigators: N.N. Mahomed, M. Koo, J.R. Davey, A.E. Gross

Podium Presentations 

Knee Flexion vs. Extension: A prospective study of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Fixation. Co-authors: J. Moro, M. Burman, A. Hirahara, G. Tytherleigh-Strong, A. Miniaci. University of Toronto. Orthopaedic Kennedy Day. 2000.

Canadian Orthopaedic Association. Annual Meeting. London, Ontario. 2001.

Determinants of Outcome of Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. Co-authors: M. Koo, J.R. Davey, A.E. Gross, N.N. Mahomed. University of Toronto. Orthopaedic Kennedy Day. 1999.

Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures: A Biomechanical Analysis Using Finite Element Modeling. Co-author: P.J. Weiler. University of Toronto. Orthopaedic Research Day. 1998.

CORA annual meeting. Halifax, Nova Scotia. 1999.

Arthroscopic Release of the Diabetic Frozen Shoulder. Co-author: D.J. Ogilvie-Harris. CORA annual meeting. Toronto, Ontario. 1997.

Poster Presentations 

Determinants of Outcome Following Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. (N.N. Mahomed, J.M. Koo, J.R. Davey, S.L. Myerthall, A.E. Gross, A. Davis, E. Schemitsch and J.P. Waddell. Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Annual Meeting. London, Ontario. 2001.

Comparison of the Load to Failure of a Cannulated Tack (SureTac II) and a Suture Anchor (Mitek) in Rotator Cuff Repair. A. Miniaci, S. Myerthall, G. Tytherleigh-Strong and A. Hirahara. Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Annual Meeting. London, Ontario. 2001.

Community Presentations

The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Joint Pain and Treatment Options, Trilogy, July 2011.

The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Joint Pain Treatment Options, Sunland Village East, December 2010.

The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Joint Pain Treatment Options, Ahwatukee Rotary Club, December 2009.

The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Joint Pain Treatment Options, Oakwood Country Club, October 2009.

The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Joint Pain Treatment Options, Las Sendas Country Club, September 2009.

The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Navigation and Joint Replacement, Mercy Gilbert Hospital McAuley Auditorium, May 2008.

The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Joint Health for Hips and Knees, Trilogy of Power Ranch, March 2008.

The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Hip Resurfacing, Mercy Gilbert Hospital McAuley Auditorium, March 2008.

The CORE Institute Lecture Program. Orthopedic Emergencies EMS Educational Seminar, Paradise Valley Hospital, January 2008

Research Experience 

Delayed Conversion of Resection Arthroplasty to Total Hip Arthroplasty. Co-investigators: P. Wong, N. Shasha, A. King, C. Hutchison, A. Gross. 2001-2003.

Knee Flexion vs. Extension: A Prospective Study of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Fixation. Co-investigators: A. Miniaci, J. Moro, M. Burman. 1999-2001.

Failure Analysis of Rotator Cuff Anchors – A Cadaveric Model. Co-investigators: A. Miniaci, D. Spenciner, M. Ferragamo, R. Greenwald. 1999-2001.

Determinants of Outcome of Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. Co-investigators: N.N. Mahomed, M. Koo, J.R. Davey and A.E. Gross. 1998-1999.

Hydroxyapatite Coating on Porous Coated Femoral Implants – A Canine Model. Co-investigators: G. Maistrelli, A. Binnington, V. Fornasier, B. Karabatsos. 1997-1998.

Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures: A Biomechanical Analysis Using Finite Element Modeling. Co-investigator: P.J. Weiler. 1997-1998.

Stress Fractures in Runners. Supervisor: N. Craton. The Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Clinic. The University of British Columbia. 1990-1991.

A Two Year Follow-up of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Supervisor: R. Loomer. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Royal Columbian Hospital. New Westminster, British Columbia. 1987-1988.

Stress Fractures in Athletes Supervisor: G.O. Matheson. British Columbia Sports Medicine Clinic. The University of British Columbia. 1984-1985.

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