Steven A. Olson, MD

Contact Information

  • Name: Steven A. Olson
  • Degree: MD
  • Title / Position: Chief Hip Preservation Surgery
  • Place of Employment / Office Name: Duke University School of Medicine
  • Street Address: Duke Univrsity Medical Center, 200 Trent Drive
  • City: Durham
  • State/Province: North Carolina
  • Zip/Postal code: 27710
  • Country: United States
  • Office phone number: 919-668-3000
  • Office fax number: 919-668-2933
  • Medical or Surgical Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Education and Memberships

  • Medical School: University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics
  • Fellowship training:

    August 1991- July 1992 Orthopaedic Trauma – UC Davis Medical Center, Mike Chapman – Director

    September 1992 Universite de Paris, Choisy Fellow – Pelvic Surgery Prof. Emile Letournel – Director

    October 1992 – Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland  AO Fellow with  Professor Ganz – Director

    November 1992 – Hannover Hochschule/Umfallchurigie AO Fellow – Prof Tscherne – Director

    January – June 1993  Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles, CA Hip, Pelvis & Acetabulum Reconstruction  Fellowship.  Joel M. Matta, MD – Director

  • Certifications:

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Society Memberships (list up to four only):

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons

    Orthopaedic Trauma Association

    International Society of Hip Arthroscopy

  • Specific training in hip dysplasia:

    September 1992 Universite de Paris, Choisy Fellow – Pelvic Surgery Prof. Emile Letournel – Director

    October 1992 – Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland  AO Fellow with  Professor Ganz – Director

  • Academic contributions for DDH research or education including publications:
    • 2017     Olson SA, McGrath, M : Chapter – Periactebaular Osteotomy for Treatment of Adult Hip Dysplasia in Chapman’s Operative Orthopaedics
    •  Guevara CJ. Pietrobon R. Carothers JT. Olson SA. Vail TP. Comprehensive morphologic evaluation of the hip in patients with symptomatic labral tear. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. 453:277-85. 2006
    •  Garras, D.; Crowder, T.; Olson SA.: Medium term results of the Bernese periacetabular osteotomy in the treatment of symptomatic developmental dysplasia of the hip. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-Brittish 89-B:721-724.  2007                                                                             .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         .
  • Optional Personal Statement: As an Orthopaedic Surgeon my primary focus of research is joint preservation. My primary clinical interests are Orthopaedic Trauma and Hip Reconstruction. In Orthopaedic Trauma my research interests are 1) Basic science investigations of articular fractures with two current animal models in use. 2) Clinical research includes evaluation of techniques to reduce and stabilize articular fractures, as well as management of open fractures. In the area of Hip Reconstruction my areas of research are 1) Hip Arthroscopy and treatment of hip disorders, and treatment of labral tears in the treatment of hip pain. 2) Periacetabular osteotomy for the treatment of hip dysplasia.

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  • Age groups you are accepting new hip dysplasia patients: Adolescents, Adults
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