Erlanger Health System announces doctors Mitch Dizon and Scott Steinmann have joined their list of providers.
Dr. Dizon joins Erlanger Women’s Health Specialists. He attended University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham and completed his residency in OB-GYN at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville. For his fellowship, Dr. Dizon went to the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where he completed the Training in Epidemiology and Clinical Trials fellowship, during which he also completed a master of science in clinical research and provided general obstetrics and gynecology services through the Division of Women’s Primary Healthcare.
He stayed at UNC for his fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, which he completed in June 2018.
Prior to joining Erlanger, Dr. Dizon served as assistant professor in the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. His specialized clinical care focuses on and provides treatment for uterine fibroids, endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding, pain with intercourse and chronic pelvic, vulvar and urogenital pain. He believes in excellence in care for women with chronic pain conditions and the need for advanced gynecologic surgery.
Dr. Steinmann joins the Erlanger Orthopaedic Institute. He attended Cornell University for medical school. He completed an internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Dr. Steinmann went on to complete both his residency in orthopaedic surgery and shoulder and elbow fellowship at New York Orthopaedic Hospital in New York City. He achieved the rank of commander in the US Navy Medical Corps while assigned to the National Naval Medical Center. He is emeritus professor of Orthopedic Surgery Mayo Clinic where he was a staff surgeon for over 20 years. He has given over 700 presentations nationally and internationally. Dr. Steinmann is the author of over 160 papers published in peer reviewed literature and over 95 book chapters. He is an editor of nine books on shoulder and elbow surgery.
Dr. Steinmann has held various leadership positions in the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a past president of the Minnesota Orthopedic Society. He has been selected as one of Minnesota Monthly Magazine’s top orthopedic surgeons for several years. He has performed several thousand shoulder replacements and rotator cuff repairs. At Mayo Clinic and now at Erlanger Orthopaedic Institute, he continues a practice of primary and complex revision shoulder surgery. He also has a special interest in elbow trauma, elbow replacement and elbow arthroscopy.
Dr. Dizon and Dr. Steinmann are located at the Erlanger Medical Mall at 979 E Third St. in downtown Chattanooga. To make an appointment with Dr. Dizon or Dr. Steinmann, visit www.erlanger.org