Steven Danaceau, M.D.

Specialties

OrthoVirginia Offices

Dr. Steven Danaceau specializes in fracture care, sports medicine, and shoulder surgery. He went into orthopedic surgery because he is fascinated with the healing and regenerative abilities of the human body. He finds fulfillment in helping patients heal and recover from their orthopedic problems. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, and doing home projects.

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Bio

A Virginia native, Dr. Steven Danaceau is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon serving Arlington and the surrounding metropolitan community. He spent his formative years in Northern Virginia attending school and watching his father, Dr. Henry Danaceau, establish a successful orthopedic surgery practice.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree in biology, with honors, from the University of Virginia, Dr. Danaceau earned his doctor of medicine (MD) from the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, where he earned the Outstanding Resident Award for his dedication to patient care. He also received a Best in Research award for his research on shoulder fractures. In addition, Dr. Danaceau covered professional and local high school athletics and lectured at local and regional sports medicine conferences.

Dr. Danaceau’s passion for and desire to learn more about shoulder problems and athletic injuries led him to the Baylor College of Medicine in San Antonio, Texas, where he received fellowship training in shoulder and sports medicine from one of the few national and international experts on arthroscopic shoulder surgery. At the end of his fellowship, he was presented with the Special Recognition Award for his dedication to patient care and community service.

Dr. Danaceau has given his time toward community service as a team physician for several local athletic events and schools. He was the first orthopedic surgeon to provide on-site care and supplies to the Arlington Free Clinic. Dr. Danaceau has provided internships for students at Arlington Career Center and PRIME programs.

Dr. Danaceau is also a past president of the Arlington County Medical Society and has served for many years as a delegate to the Medical Society of Virginia. From the exam room to the emergency room and operating room, Dr. Danaceau is dedicated to providing orthopedic care in a respectful and caring fashion.

Education & Training

  • Baylor University, Shoulder/Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • University of Kentucky, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • Medical College of Virginia, Medical Degree, 1992
  • University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, 1988

Certifications

  • Board-certified in orthopedic surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

Hospital & Team Affiliations

  • Virginia Hospital Center

Organizations & Awards

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of Virginia

Treatments

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Ankle and hindfoot reconstruction
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle sprain and fracture surgeries
  • Arthritis (foot and ankle) surgeries
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Athlete’s foot treatment
  • Autograft (UCL tear)
  • Biceps tendon reinsertion
  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Bone grafting
  • Bone infection prevention and treatment
  • Bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bunion correction
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage reconstruction procedures
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Cheilectomy
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Closed reduction (sternoclavicula joint)
  • Core decompression
  • Elbow arthritis surgery
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow joint replacement
  • Elbow surgery
  • Fasciotomy
  • Fixation of pathologic fractures
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Foot callus/corns surgery
  • Foot pain treatments
  • Foot ulcers and lesions
  • Fractures of the talus surgery
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • Geriatric orthopedics – fragility fracture care
  • Hammertoe repairs
  • Hand and wrist joint reconstruction surgery
  • Hand fracture surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow arthritis surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow joint replacement
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Heel pain treatments
  • Impingement – rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Labrum surgery
  • Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) repair/reconstruction
  • Lisfranc fracture/dislocation surgery
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Loose bodies/spurs surgery (knee)
  • Meniscal tear surgeries
  • Meniscal transplant surgery
  • Minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair
  • Minimally invasive hand, wrist and elbow surgery
  • Nerve decompression
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative arthritis (foot and ankle) treatment
  • Non-operative avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis) treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative biceps tendon rupture treatment
  • Non-operative bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bunion treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative carpal tunnel treatment
  • Non-operative cervical spondylosis treatment
  • Non-operative claw and hammer toe treatments
  • Non-operative cubital tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative elbow bursitis treatment
  • Non-operative elbow spur treatment
  • Non-operative finger fracture treatment
  • Non-operative finger sprain treatments
  • Non-operative flat foot treatments
  • Non-operative foot and ankle treatments
  • Non-operative foot callus/corn treatment
  • Non-operative fracture of the talus treatment
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • Non-operative golfer’s elbow treatment
  • Non-operative hand and wrist arthritis treatments
  • Non-operative hand fracture treatment
  • Non-operative hip loose bodies treatmBone infection prevention and treatment
  • Non-operative knee arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative kyphosis treatments
  • Non-operative labral tear treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Lisfranc fracture/dislocation treatment
  • Non-operative low back pain (lumbar) treatments
  • Non-operative mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative olceranon fracture treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative posterior tibial tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative radial head fracture treatment
  • Non-operative rotator cuff tear treatment
  • Non-operative runner’s knee (chondromalacia patella) treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder instability treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder separation treatment
  • Non-operative stiff big toe
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear treatment
  • Non-operative tarsal tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis treatment
  • Non-operative throwing injury treatment
  • Non-operative treatment for calficic tendinitis – barbotage
  • Non-operative treatment for frozen shoulder – capsular distention
  • Non-operative trigger finger
  • Non-operative ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) treatment
  • Non-operative whiplash – neck sprain or strain treatments
  • Non-operative wrist fracture treatment
  • Non-operative wrist tendonitis treatment
  • Olceranon fracture surgery
  • Open shoulder reconstruction
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Pelvic and acetabular fractures treatment
  • Periarticular fracture care
  • Periprosthetic fracture care
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis
  • Post-surgical problem fractures – nonunion and malunion treatments
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  • Radial head fracture surgeries
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Sciatica treatment
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthritis surgeries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome treatment
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder separation surgery
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Stem cell injections
  • Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear surgery
  • Tendon joint injections
  • Tendon joint injectionsent
  • Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis surgery
  • Throwing injury surgeries
  • Thumb CMC replacement
  • Tommy John surgery
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist fracture surgery
  • Wrist tendonitis surgery

Video: Get to Know Dr. Danaceau

A Virginia native, Dr. Steven Danaceau is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon serving Arlington and the surrounding metropolitan community. He spent his formative years in Northern Virginia attending school and watching his father, Dr. Henry Danaceau, establish a successful orthopedic surgery practice.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree in biology, with honors, from the University of Virginia, Dr. Danaceau earned his doctor of medicine (MD) from the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, where he earned the Outstanding Resident Award for his dedication to patient care. He also received a Best in Research award for his research on shoulder fractures. In addition, Dr. Danaceau covered professional and local high school athletics and lectured at local and regional sports medicine conferences.

Dr. Danaceau’s passion for and desire to learn more about shoulder problems and athletic injuries led him to the Baylor College of Medicine in San Antonio, Texas, where he received fellowship training in shoulder and sports medicine from one of the few national and international experts on arthroscopic shoulder surgery. At the end of his fellowship, he was presented with the Special Recognition Award for his dedication to patient care and community service.

Dr. Danaceau has given his time toward community service as a team physician for several local athletic events and schools. He was the first orthopedic surgeon to provide on-site care and supplies to the Arlington Free Clinic. Dr. Danaceau has provided internships for students at Arlington Career Center and PRIME programs.

Dr. Danaceau is also a past president of the Arlington County Medical Society and has served for many years as a delegate to the Medical Society of Virginia. From the exam room to the emergency room and operating room, Dr. Danaceau is dedicated to providing orthopedic care in a respectful and caring fashion.

  • Baylor University, Shoulder/Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • University of Kentucky, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • Medical College of Virginia, Medical Degree, 1992
  • University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, 1988

Certifications

  • Board-certified in orthopedic surgery

ABOS board certified in orthopedic surgery

  • Virginia Hospital Center

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Medical Society of Virginia

  • Achilles tendon rupture and tendonitis surgeries
  • ACL reconstruction surgery
  • Acromioplasty
  • Ankle and hindfoot reconstruction
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle sprain and fracture surgeries
  • Arthritis (foot and ankle) surgeries
  • Arthroscopic knee reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic meniscectomy and meniscal repair
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff
  • Arthroscopic shoulder reconstruction
  • Athlete’s foot treatment
  • Autograft (UCL tear)
  • Biceps tendon reinsertion
  • Biceps tendon rupture surgery
  • Biceps tenodesis
  • Bone grafting
  • Bone infection prevention and treatment
  • Bony stress reactions/stress fractures surgery
  • Broken collarbone surgery
  • Bunion correction
  • Bursitis/impingement surgery
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cartilage injury treatments
  • Cartilage reconstruction procedures
  • Cartilage restoration
  • Cheilectomy
  • Closed reduction (elbow)
  • Closed reduction (finger)
  • Closed reduction (shoulder)
  • Closed reduction (sternoclavicula joint)
  • Core decompression
  • Elbow arthritis surgery
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow joint replacement
  • Elbow surgery
  • Fasciotomy
  • Fixation of pathologic fractures
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Foot callus/corns surgery
  • Foot pain treatments
  • Foot ulcers and lesions
  • Fractures of the talus surgery
  • Ganglion cyst surgery
  • Geriatric orthopedics – fragility fracture care
  • Hammertoe repairs
  • Hand and wrist joint reconstruction surgery
  • Hand fracture surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow arthritis surgery
  • Hand, wrist and elbow joint replacement
  • Hand, wrist and elbow trauma
  • Heel pain treatments
  • Impingement – rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Labrum surgery
  • Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) repair/reconstruction
  • Lisfranc fracture/dislocation surgery
  • Little League elbow treatment
  • Little League shoulder treatment
  • Loose bodies/spurs surgery (knee)
  • Meniscal tear surgeries
  • Meniscal transplant surgery
  • Minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair
  • Minimally invasive hand, wrist and elbow surgery
  • Nerve decompression
  • Non-operative anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative arthritis (foot and ankle) treatment
  • Non-operative avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis) treatment
  • Non-operative Bankart lesion treatment
  • Non-operative biceps tendon rupture treatment
  • Non-operative bony stress reactions/stress fractures treatment
  • Non-operative broken collar bone treatment
  • Non-operative bunion treatment
  • Non-operative bursitis/impingement treatment
  • Non-operative carpal tunnel treatment
  • Non-operative cervical spondylosis treatment
  • Non-operative claw and hammer toe treatments
  • Non-operative cubital tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative elbow bursitis treatment
  • Non-operative elbow spur treatment
  • Non-operative finger fracture treatment
  • Non-operative finger sprain treatments
  • Non-operative flat foot treatments
  • Non-operative foot and ankle treatments
  • Non-operative foot callus/corn treatment
  • Non-operative fracture of the talus treatment
  • Non-operative ganglion cyst treatment
  • Non-operative golfer’s elbow treatment
  • Non-operative hand and wrist arthritis treatments
  • Non-operative hand fracture treatment
  • Non-operative hip loose bodies treatmBone infection prevention and treatment
  • Non-operative knee arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative kyphosis treatments
  • Non-operative labral tear treatment
  • Non-operative lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative Lisfranc fracture/dislocation treatment
  • Non-operative low back pain (lumbar) treatments
  • Non-operative mallet finger treatment
  • Non-operative medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative mensical tear treatment
  • Non-operative muscle strain treatment
  • Non-operative olceranon fracture treatment
  • Non-operative patellar tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injury treatment
  • Non-operative posterior tibial tendonitis treatment
  • Non-operative radial head fracture treatment
  • Non-operative rotator cuff tear treatment
  • Non-operative runner’s knee (chondromalacia patella) treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder arthritis treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder instability treatment
  • Non-operative shoulder separation treatment
  • Non-operative stiff big toe
  • Non-operative superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear treatment
  • Non-operative tarsal tunnel syndrome treatment
  • Non-operative tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis treatment
  • Non-operative throwing injury treatment
  • Non-operative treatment for calficic tendinitis – barbotage
  • Non-operative treatment for frozen shoulder – capsular distention
  • Non-operative trigger finger
  • Non-operative ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) treatment
  • Non-operative whiplash – neck sprain or strain treatments
  • Non-operative wrist fracture treatment
  • Non-operative wrist tendonitis treatment
  • Olceranon fracture surgery
  • Open shoulder reconstruction
  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Osteochondritis fixation
  • Pelvic and acetabular fractures treatment
  • Periarticular fracture care
  • Periprosthetic fracture care
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy
  • Posterior tibial tendonitis
  • Post-surgical problem fractures – nonunion and malunion treatments
  • R.I.C.E. – Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  • Radial head fracture surgeries
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Sciatica treatment
  • Shin splints treatment
  • Shoulder arthritis surgeries
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome treatment
  • Shoulder instability surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Shoulder separation surgery
  • Sprain and strain treatment
  • Stem cell injections
  • Superior labrum anterior to posterior (SLAP) lesion tear surgery
  • Tendon joint injections
  • Tendon joint injectionsent
  • Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis surgery
  • Throwing injury surgeries
  • Thumb CMC replacement
  • Tommy John surgery
  • Trigger finger surgery
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Wrist fracture surgery
  • Wrist tendonitis surgery