STEPHEN L. KATES, M.D.

Stephen L. Kates, M.D.

STEPHEN L. KATES, M.D.

Orthopedics, Total Joint Replacement


  • Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Former Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Chief of Oncology, Metabolic Bone and Geriatric Division, University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Lectured extensively in North America, Europe, and Asia on geriatric fractures, system improvements and osteoporosis
  • Editor of Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
  • President of the new International Geriatric Fracture Society
  • International Program Editor for AOTrauma
  • Written numerous peer reviewed medical journal articles on topics such as medical co-management of patients with fractures of the femur and osteoporosis
  • Received his M.D. from Northwestern University Medical School and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center