Steve Baxter, CO

Clinician
Pediatrics
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Built upon a strong foundation of clinical expertise and education, Hanger Clinic Pediatric Specialists bring high-quality, individualized care to children from infancy to young adulthood.
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Steve Baxter, CO

Steve Baxter, CO

Clinician
Pediatrics
i

Built upon a strong foundation of clinical expertise and education, Hanger Clinic Pediatric Specialists bring high-quality, individualized care to children from infancy to young adulthood.
Learn more


Steve Baxter is an ABC-certified orthotist for Hanger Clinic in Sugarland, Texas.

As a clinician with more than 40 years of experience, Steve works with patients of all ages with a focus on pediatrics in need of orthotic care. He enjoys making a difference in his patients’ lives and particularly likes working with kids as they know no limits. He is skilled in the management of pediatric patients with numerous orthopedic, neurologic, and rheumatological diseases, and he specializes in the orthotic management of cerebral palsy, spinal bifida, scoliosis, stroke, and sports injuries. Steve also provides orthotic services for the adult population focusing on geriatric, stroke, and neurologic issues.

Prior to joining Hanger Clinic in 2012, Steve worked for renowned institutions including the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics and Shriners Hospital for Children. Throughout his tenure as a certified orthotist, he has authored many professional posters and presentations on various topics relating to pediatric orthotics. He has given nearly 50 presentations to doctors, therapists, nurses, student nurses, orthopedic residents, and charity groups concerning orthotic treatment of pediatric patients, sports orthotics, geriatric, and stroke orthotic interventions.

Outside of work, Steve enjoys golf, the gym, traveling with his wife, and spending time with his family.

Education

  • Certificate in Orthotics, Northwestern University, 1988
  • Associate of Arts-Business Management, Cuyahoga Community College, 1989
  • Clinical Residency in Orthotics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1990
  • American Board of Certification in Orthotics, 1991

Publications

  • Poster Co-Author “Orthotic Management of Pediatric Paraplegia”, AAOP Ohio Chapter meeting, Columbus, Ohio, March 1990
  • Poster, Co-Author, Orthotic Management of Pediatric Paraplegia”, San Antonio, Texas, October, 1992
  • Poster, Co-Author with Cynthia Tamborello, R.N., B.S.N,  “Role of Nursing in Caring for Halo Patient”, Cleveland, Ohio, and Las Vegas, Nevada, Association of Orthopedic Nursing, February 1993
  • Poster, Co-Author, “Fabrication of a Soft Playing Splint”, AAOP, Ohio Chapter Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, March 1994
  • Presentation, Author, “Orthosis for Ulnar Deficiency”, AAOP, Ohio Chapter Meeting, October, 1994
  • Presentation, Author, “Orthosis for Ulnar Deficiency”, AAOP National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 1995
  • Presentation, Author, “Orthosis for Ulnar Deficiency”,  AOPA National Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, September 1995
  • Presentation, Author, “Orthosis for Ulnar Deficiency”,  AOPA  Region B Meeting, Cleveland Clinic Foundation,  Cleveland, Ohio, June 1996
  • Presentation, Author, “Orthosis for Ulnar Deficiency”, Texas Association of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Houston, Texas, June 1998
  • Poster, Author, ” Fabrication of the NDT Custom Footplate”, ACPOC National Meeting, Houston, Texas, April 2001
  • Author, Presentation, “Orthotic Management of the Ambulatory Cerebral Palsy Child,” in Association with Shriners Hospital for Children,”  Program, “Orthopedic management of the Ambulatory Cerebral Palsy Child,” Amarillo Texas, February 2003
  • Author, Presentation, “Orthotic Management of the Ambulatory Cerebral Palsy Child,” in Association with Shriners Hospital for Children,”  Program, “Orthopedic management of the Ambulatory Cerebral Palsy Child,”  Shriners Hospital for Children, Houston, Texas, August 2003
  • Author, Presentation, “Lower Extremity Orthotics for Children,” Houston Pediatric orthopedic Conference, Shriners Hospital for Children, Houston, Texas, February, 2006
  • Author, Presentation, “Orthotic Management of Idiopathic Scoliosis,” Houston Pediatric orthopedic Conference, Shriners Hospital for Children, Houston, Texas, September, 2006

Clinic Locations

Sugar Land Sugar Land
7320 US 90 A,
Suite 150
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Fax: (281) 242-2119

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