Steven F Harwin

Steven F Harwin, MD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Orthopaedics


Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Harwin is Chief of Adult Reconstruction and Total Joint Replacement of the Hip and Knee at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City and directs its Total Joint Replacement Bloodless Surgery Program.  His practice is limited to primary and revision Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.  

He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and performed a travelling fellowship in hip and knee surgery in the United States, England and West Germany.  He is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and he has authored and co-authored more than 160 peer-reviewed scientific articles and contributed more than 150 book chapters, surgical techniques, academic lectures and presentations.

Dr. Harwin is designer of total hip and knee prostheses that have been implanted in more than two million patients world-wide, and has personally performed more than 12,000 total joint arthroplasties.  He is a diplomate of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons, and a charter member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.  He was elected President of the International Dual Mobility Hip Society in 2014.

Dr. Harwin serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Arthroplasty and is Section Editor of Orthopedics (Tips and Techniques), Associate Editor for Joint Arthroplasty for the Journal of Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Editor of Surgical Technology International.

Dr. Harwin has been named a “Top Doctor” by US News and World Report, a “Best Doctor in America”, a “New York Super Doctor” and a “Best Doctor in the New York Metro Area”.  He was recently honored as “One of America’s Outstanding 125 Knee Surgeons” and one of America’s “Orthopaedic Surgeons to Know”.


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Labral Tears


MD, SUNY Upstate Medical Center

Internship, Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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