Dr. Steven B. Fuller is a board certified 5 star rated orthopedic surgeon.  Dr. Fuller lives and practices in Cullman full time.  He does not use nurse practioners or physician assistants – you will only see Dr. Fuller at your appointment. Come visit us in our brand new modern office building with laser accurate digital xrays.  Call today to schedule your appointment for a better tomorrow!

Dr. Steven B. Fuller provides Cullman and the surrounding area conservative and surgical treatment for the musculoskeletal system and spine.  He utilizes advanced state of the art techniques and instruments including robotic assisted surgery, computer assisted surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and radiofrequency energy surgery(sometimes referred to as laser).

Dr. Steven B. Fuller has extensive expertise in treatment of vertebral compression fractures utilizing kyphoplasty.

Dr. Steven B. Fuller utilizes Mako/Stryker robotic assisted joint replacement surgery which allows the highest level of surgical precision for optimal results.

Dr. Steven B. Fuller utilizes Mako/Stryker robotic assisted anterior hip replacement surgery. This procedure provides many benefits over the standard total hip replacement surgery.

Are you having neck problems or is it shoulder problems (or hip pain versus back pain)?  If your provider only treats one area then other symptoms may be overlooked and unnecessary surgery recommended.

 

UPMC – Pinnacle  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program,

Chief Resident 2000-2001

1996 – 2001

PGY 1 (1996-1997) Rotating Internship completed at University Community Hospital – Tampa, FL. Mentored under Dr. Phillip G. Spiegel at Tampa General Hospital Orthopedic Clinic. Dr. Fredrick McClimans – Tampa Bay Bone and Joint Center.

PGY 2 – PGY 5 Completed at Pinnacle Health Systems.

Subfellowships: Orthopedic Surgery Trauma – Cooper Medical Center, Camden, NJ / Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery – Alfred DuPont Children’s Hospital, DE / Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery – Shriners Hospital Tampa, FL

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), Magna Cum Laude

1992 – 1996

My first two didactic years were completed at the main medical school campus in Kansas City Missouri.  My last two clinical training years were based at University Community Hospital in Tampa, FL. I was able to surround myself with a plethora of orthopedic surgery learning opportunities which I took full advantage of after completing my daily clinical extern duties. I was introduced to Dr. Phillip G. Speegle at the Tampa General Orthopedic Trauma clinic. He became an important mentor and granted me access to the orthopedic residents and attendings. Dr. Fredrick McClimans also allowed me open door access to his private orthopedic surgery practice.

Activities: Elective general surgery externship at Our Lady of Lourdes in Camden, NJ. Elective orthopedic surgery externships in Dayton, OH; Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL.; Tampa Bay Bone And Joint, Tampa, FL.; Shriners Hospital, Tampa, FL. Rural medicine externship at Ormond Beach, FL./Ocala, FL. Core extern rotations completed at University Community Hospital and Suncoast Hospital.

 

University of South Florida

Graduate Medical Sciences

1987 – 1992

Activities: I was very fortunate to secure employment at Shriner’s Orthopedic Hospital in Tampa, FL. while attending my graduate medical science classes at USF. I worked directly with the children for 4 years. My experiences with these amazing children forever changed my life and had a very large impact on my future career as an orthopedic surgeon.

University of Florida

Bachelor’s Degree, Microbiology

1982 – 1986

Go Gators !!!

Activities: During my summer, and Christmas breaks I was able to work at Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft. Myers, FL. I worked in many different capacities. My first summer break I worked as an orderly on the orthopedic surgery floor. I later worked in the emergency room as an emergency medical technician. These early opportunities offered me valuable insight into the practice of medicine.

Ft Myers High School

1978 – 1982

 

Certifications

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

American College of Graduate Medical Education, License On File