Dr. Stephen  George

Dr. Stephen George

Address: 3100 SW 62nd Avenue, Miami, Florida, 33155, United States

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: Pediatric Surgeon

Associated Healthcare Provider: Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Languages Spoken: English

More than 15 Years of experience

About the Doctor / Professional

Dr. Stephen G. George is the medical director of pediatric spinal surgery at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Center for Spinal Disorders. He earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in Rochester, New York. Dr. George pursued a research fellowship at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. George then acquired advanced training with an additional fellowship in complex spinal deformity surgery at the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital in New York City. His clinical interests include scoliosis and other complex spinal deformities.

Dr. George is board certified in orthopedic surgery. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and he has presented at conferences both nationally and globally. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, North American Spine Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Florida Orthopaedic Society, and Harms Study Group, a renowned pediatric spinal deformity research group. Since joining Nicklaus Children's Health System in 2015, Dr. George has been an active member of the medical staff. He currently serves on the board of directors for Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System.

More Information

The Center for Spinal Disorders at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital provides diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders in children and teens. The center has established itself as one of the most experienced and successful in the nation in treating spine disorders in children. In fact, the program was instrumental in developing surgical spine treatments now in use around the world and continues to contribute extensively to clinical research to advance treatment practice. The team is among national leaders using dashboard reporting with colleagues around the country to develop best practice guidelines. These standards have been implemented and significantly decreased length of hospital stays after scoliosis surgery.