Steven Bastian, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgeon



1990-1994: Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan: Health Science

Graduate School:
1994-1996: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan: Basic Medical Science

Medical School:
1997-2001: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit Michigan


  • 2002-2005: Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona: Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2005-2007: University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, Colorado: Orthopaedic Surgery


2007-2008: New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

2001-2002: Phoenix Orthopaedic Residency Program, Phoenix, Arizona, Clinical Research Fellowship


Dr. Steven Bastian’s roots are in Michigan. He played both football and baseball for Kalamazoo College while completing his undergraduate degree. He went on to complete graduate and medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, while publishing several articles in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

Dr. Steven Bastian moved to Arizona, where he completed an orthopaedic research fellowship, followed by his internship at Maricopa Medical Center. He then moved to Denver to complete his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Colorado Health Science Center.

During residency, his interests in hand and microvascular surgery grew. He then went on to complete the Emanuel B. Kaplan Fellowship in Hand Surgery at New York University’s Hospital for Joint Diseases, before moving back to Phoenix and joining the Arizona Center for Hand to Shoulder Surgery.

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand


Additional Certified Training

2007: Columbia University, New York, New York: Basic and Advanced Microsurgery Courses
Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS)


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