Steven M. Dellose, M.D.

Dr. Steven M. Dellose is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and specializes in Total Joint Replacement. He is one of the largest volume joint replacement surgeons in the tri-state area. He was the first Orthopaedic Fellowship-Trained Joint Replacement Surgeon in New Castle County Delaware.

He attended AI DuPont HS and after finishing his undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware, Dr. Dellose earned his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He completed an internship in general surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he also finished a four-year residency in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned multiple awards and recommendations from the department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He concluded his advanced specialty studies completing an Adult Joint Reconstruction Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2002. Dr. Dellose has collaborated and contributed to medical textbooks and performs speaking engagements and lectures to professionals and other medical doctors and students.

Dr. Dellose is a member of numerous specialty organizations, including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Eastern Orthopaedic Society, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, and the Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Dellose currently serves as the Medical Director of the Advanced Center for Joint Replacement at Christiana Care Health System and President Elect for the Delaware Society of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is one of the Executive Committee Members for the Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists organization.

He also serves as the Medical Director for the Muve Chadds Ford Ambulatory Surgical Center. He is also involved in the National Physician Advisory Board for Muve.  Dr. Dellose has collaborated with his partners and Muve to develop protocols and pathways to aid in the ease of joint replacement recovery.  The development of the Muve Chadds Ford free standing ASC will serve as the leading Outpatient Joint Replacement center in the area. He is also involved as a consultant to various Orthopaedic Companies and helps in joint replacement implant design.

Dr. Dellose was born and raised in Wilmington. He enjoys serving the community that has been his home and has been practicing in since 2002. Dr. Dellose is married and enjoys spending time with his family, including his daughter Meghan and his son Jack.


  • Top Doctor by Delaware Today: 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Large Volume Joint Replacement Surgeon in Delaware