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Steven J. Bruce MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

Dr. Bruce is originally from Chicago, and has lived in Bellingham since 1991. He is board-certified and completed his medical degree at the University of Illinois School of Medicine in 1979, then completed his residency in orthopedics at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

His special interests lie in knee and hip replacement, arthroscopic knee surgery, and fracture care.

Dr. Bruce enjoys restoring vintage automobiles, and together with his wife he likes to hike, bike, golf and ski.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alaska Medicaid
  • Ameri Group
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Health Plan of WA (CHPW)
  • Crime Victims / Labor & Industries
  • First Choice Health Network
  • First Health Network
  • Humana Choice Care
  • Kaiser (GHC)
  • Medicare
  • Medicare A
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Multi Plan
  • MultiPlan/PHCS
  • Premera HealthPlus-Blue Cross
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Soundpath Health
  • Tricare
  • Uniform Medical
  • United HealthCare Networks
  • WA Medicaid (DSHS)

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
  • University of Illinois Medical Center
    Degree: MD


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
  • PeaceHealth United General Medical Center

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    Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
    3015 Squalicum Parkway, Suite 200
    Bellingham, WA 98225-1906
    Fax: 360-788-6042
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