Meet Steve E. Meadows
Chief Medical Officer, iHealthSpot Interactive
Steve E. Meadows, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer for iHealthSpot Interactive. He is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with advanced fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery. Dr. Meadows is responsible for providing guidance for iHealthSpot’s successful penetration of the medical market, and for providing introductions and insight into the medical community at large. He oversees all medical content development – including written, animated, and video content for iHealthSpot’s patient education library – and is responsible for leading the efforts that have resulted in our nine “WWW Health Awards” for excellence in online patient education. Dr. Meadows also oversees iHealthSpot Interactive’s provider editorial board.
Dr. Meadows received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from SUNY, Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery at the North Shore University Hospital of Cornell University, and obtained his residency training at the Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute. He later received his fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Hand Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, renowned for its pioneering efforts in tendon surgery and techniques of hand rehabilitation. Dr. Meadows is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
Since 1994, he has been in private practice in orthopedic surgery as managing partner of South Palm Orthopedics. The large group practice is recognized in South Florida as the foremost authority in advanced techniques for the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of a variety of orthopedic conditions.
Dr. Meadows performs more than 400 surgeries per year, including elective and trauma hand surgery, arthroscopy, rotator cuff repair, shoulder replacement, and reverse shoulder replacement. He is a proud member of the board of directors (and former chief of staff) at Delray Medical Center, and is president of the board of directors at the Delray Beach Surgery Center. He’s also utilized his medical knowledge as a columnist for Tennis Week magazine, and has published and presented on a variety of orthopedic topics.