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Stewart L. Shanfield, MD
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Stewart L. Shanfield, MD

(714) 626-8630
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
  • Sports Medicine
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physician
  • St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
  • Additional Languages Spoken
    English

Primary Office

Address:
St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
2141 North Harbor Boulevard
Suite 35000
Fullerton, CA 92835
Phone:
(714) 626-8630
Fax:
(714) 626-8659
Web Page:
www.sjhmg.com
Recommend this Physician
4.7 out of 5 (107 Ratings | 17 Comments)

Reviews

23-Apr-2019
Hip replacement dr.
17-Mar-2019
excellent
7-Feb-2019
Dr Shanfields and his staff are amazing
21-Jan-2019
I was referred to this doctor by a trusted friend and her positive comments were reflected in this doctor concern & demeanor!!
15-Nov-2018
I would have liked asking more questions, but they left quickly.
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Physician Bio

Stewart L. Shanfield, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon practice with St. Jude Heritage Medical Group. A graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center he completed his orthopedic residency at USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. He completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery Cornell Medical Center in New York City. He has served in several elected and appointed positions at St. Jude Medical Center including Chief of Staff, Chief of Surgery and Chairman of Board of Trustees. He was an assistant clinical professor at UCI Medical Center and currently serves as adjunct faculty for physician assistant programs at USC and Marshall Ketchum University. The Orange County Medical Association has selected him as an orthopedic surgeon of excellence from 2004-2018. The Arthritis Foundation honored him in 2015.

Dr Shanfield’s specialist interest lies with biomechanics and surgery of the foot and ankle, and surgical management of the hip and knee for sports and arthritic disease. He is a formidable expert in the perioperative management of the total joint replacement patients, in particular for multi-modal pain management, and medical optimization prior to surgery. His goal is to return his patients to their active work and family life as quickly as possible.

Patient wellbeing is paramount for Dr. Shanfield. He is an instructor and physician champion for CREW Resource Management which utilizes aviation techniques that promotes surgical team integration and collaboration for patient safety.

Affiliations include American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Association. He is currently a Trustee with the Cooperative of American Physicians a physician directed co-op for professional liability insurance. .

Being a physician is an incredible honor and responsibility. His aim is to treat each patient like his own family member and emphasizes patient centered, patient first, evidence based orthopedic care coupled with compassion and understanding

Education

  • Medical School:
    University of Texas
  • Internship:
    University of Southern California Medical Center
  • Residency:
    University of Southern California Medical Center
  • Fellowship:
    Cornell Medical Center
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Awards

2000, 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2018 Physicians of Excellence, OCMA

Areas of Interest

Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Injuries, Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine Surgery

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