Monday, November 30, 2009 - Dr. Steven Naide Appointed Medical Director of Orthopaedic Trauma at NBMC

Deerfield Beach, FL – Broward Health North Broward Medical Center has appointed Dr. Steven E. Naide Medical Director of Orthopaedic Trauma.

Dr. Naide has been on staff at North Broward Medical Center since November 1999 and is a member of the Medical Surgical Review Committee. As Medical Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, he will serve as chief clinical/technical resource in matters pertaining to orthopaedic trauma as well as implement and monitor appropriate patient diagnostic and therapeutic measures, consult with other clinical professionals to assure a multi-disciplinary plan of care for each patient, perform quality management activities and provide community/professional education opportunities.

A board certified orthopaedic surgeon at East Coast Orthopaedics, Dr. Naide specializes in total joint replacement, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery and trauma surgery. He received his undergraduate degree from LaSalle University before earning his medical degree and completing his residency at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Florida Orthopaedic Society, Broward County Orthopaedic Society and Broward County Athletic Association.

Dr. Naide is part of an exclusive group of South Florida surgeons specializing in anterior hip replacement, an innovative new approach to hip replacement surgery where no muscles are cut, resulting in less pain, no post-op restrictions and a quicker recovery. Dr. Naide, along with his partner Dr. Bruce Janke, have completed more anterior hip replacement surgeries using the specially designed hana® table at North Broward Medical Center than any other area surgeons.

East Coast Orothpaedics is located at 1201 East Sample Road in Pompano Beach. For more information please call 954-942-4433 or visit

The newly opened Joint Replacement Center at North Broward Medical Center features the latest advances in joint replacement surgery, private rooms and family-centered patient education. The hospital earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for health care quality for Hip and Knee Replacement from the nationally recognized Joint Commission, the first and only hospital in Broward County to achieve this prestigious certification for these procedures.

Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. One of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation, Broward Health includes Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information visit

Dr. Steven E. Naide