Stephen S. Wender, MD, FACS

Sports Medicine &

Arthroscopic Surgery

Dr. Wender specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and also attended N. Y. University School of Medicine. He completed both internship and residency in Surgery at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA, and residency in orthopaedic surgery in Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was also chief resident. In 1974 — 1975, Dr. Wender assisted in the research “using sephadex column chromatography for characterization of proteoglycan subunit.”Dr. Wender was also appointed clinical fellow in Surgery at Harvard Medical School, followed by a clinical fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery. He has completed two publications on the subject of patellectomy: Patellectomy and Its Effects on Quadriceps and Hamstring Function: A Critical Analysis and A Critical Analysis of Postoperative Strength.


Dr. Stephen Wender specializes in:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic Surgery


  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA


  • N.Y. University School of Medicine, New York City, NY
Internships & Residencies


  • Internship in Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston MA.


  • Residency in SUrgery, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston MA
  • Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachussetts General Hospital, Boston MA
  • Cheif Resident, Esat Orthopaedic Service, Massachussetts Genreal Hospital, Boston MA
Research Support

Reasearch Assistant :

  • To Lawrence Rosenberg, M.D., N.Y. University School of Medicine
  • "Using Sephadex Column Chromatography for Characterization of Proteoglycan Subunit".
Academic Appointments


  • Clinical Fellow in Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
  • Clinical Fellow in Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Wender has completed two publications :

  • Patellectomy and Its Effects on Quadriceps and Hamstring Function: A Critical Analysis. Submited to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, February 1981 (resident thesis)
  • Patellectomy: "A Critical Analysis of Postoperative Strength". Massachussetts General Hospital (Lecture)
Contacting your Doctor
Dr. Wender sees patients in the Aventura and Hallandale offices.


Phone Numbers:


Aventura: 305-937-1999

Hallandale: 954-458-2166



Dr. Wender's Nurse at Aventura, extension 256

Dr. Wender's Secretary at Hallandale, 954-458-2166

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