Stephanie Ihnow

Stephanie Ihnow, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Business Phone: (352) 273-7460
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About Stephanie Ihnow

Stephanie Ihnow, MD, graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She went on to earn her Master’s in education from St. John’s University and was a high school teacher, before beginning her medical training at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. After completing a residency with the department of orthopaedic surgery at Northwestern University, she pursued fellowship training in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at Cincinatti Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Ihnow is a resident member of the Ruth Jackson Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the New York chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Henry Adelman Memorial Award for Excellence in Geriatric Medicine, the Helen Bradford Graduate scholarship and the Margaret Garth Steinert Greene scholarship. She was also named the Dr. BH Kean Class of 1964 and 1965 Global Health Fellow in 2012.

Dr. Ihnow has contributed to numerous abstracts, publications, manuscripts and presentations in pediatric orthopaedics. She participated in a Global Studies Orthopaedic Surgery Clerkship, during which she provided orthopaedic care in Thailand, and worked as a course developer and teaching assistant for the University of Pennsylvania.


Henry Adelman Memorial Award for Excellence in Geriatric Medicine
2012 · Weill Cornell Medicine
Helen Bradford Graduate Scholarship
2010-2011 · Alpha Phi Foundation
Margaret Garth Steinert Greene Scholarship
2009-2010 · Alpha Phi Foundation

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Profile

  • Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
  • Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
Areas of Interest
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis surgery in children
  • Spinal Deformity: Scoliosis and Kypthotic Deformities
  • Sports injuries in young children


Women in Orthopaedic Surgery: Population Trends in Trainees and Practicing Surgeons.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 100(17) [DOI] 10.2106/JBJS.17.01291. [PMID] 30180066.
Midterm Results of the Ponseti Method for Treatment of Clubfoot in Patients With Spina Bifida.
Journal of pediatric orthopedics. 38(10):e588-e592 [DOI] 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001248. [PMID] 30199458.
Tibial derotational osteotomies in two neuromuscular populations: comparing cerebral palsy with myelomeningocele.
Journal of children's orthopaedics. 11(4):243-248 [DOI] 10.1302/1863-2548.11.170037. [PMID] 28904628.
Which Proximal Humerus Fractures Should Be Pinned? Treatment in Skeletally Immature Patients.
Journal of pediatric orthopedics. 36 Suppl 1:S44-8 [DOI] 10.1097/BPO.0000000000000768. [PMID] 27100038.
Minimally invasive staging of endometrial cancer is feasible and safe in elderly women.
Journal of minimally invasive gynecology. 18(2):200-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jmig.2010.12.003. [PMID] 21354065.


Fellowship – Pediatric orthopaedic surgery
2017-2018 · Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Residency – Orthopaedic surgery
2012-2017 · Northwestern University
2008-2012 · Weill Cornell Medical College
Master's degree
2005-2007 · Saint John's University
Bachelor's degree
2001-2005 · University of Pennsylvania

Contact Details

(352) 273-7460