Steven Overturf, M.D. Orthopedic Surgeon at Azalea Orthopedics

Steven Overturf, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

3816 N. University Dr., Nacogdoches, Texas


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Dr. Steven Overturf, M.D. is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon practicing in Nacogdoches, Texas. After graduating from Stephen F. Austin State University, Dr. Overturf received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston. He fulfilled his internship at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas before returning to UTMB where he completed his residency, training in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. While there, Dr. Overturf received numerous awards for academic and teaching excellence; he participated in multiple research projects focusing on orthopedic implant design and advanced imaging.

Dr. Overturf offers cutting-edge procedures for orthopedic injuries/disorders and is honored to provide complete musculoskeletal care to residents of Nacogdoches and surrounding areas. His passion for bone and joint health, in conjunction with his diverse experiences, ensures you receive the best possible care. In 2019 – 2022, Texas Monthly has recognized him as a Rising Star for his accomplishments in his career. In 2023, he was recognized as a Texas Monthly Magazine Super Doctor.

He works alongside of the highly trained staff at Azalea Orthopedics, and together, they work to provide professional and personalized services to you and your family. Located at 3816 University Dr., Dr. Overturf and his medical team look forward to meeting your needs and ensuring your speedy recovery.

TX State Medical License
2013 – Present

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
2016 – Present

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2009 – 2013

Baylor University Medical Center
Internship, Surgical Preliminary, 2008 – 2009

University of Texas Medical Branch
Medical School, Class of 2008, 2004 – 2008

Stephen F. Austin State University
BS, Biology, Summa Cum Laude, 2001 -2004

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
2009 – Present

Golden Bone Award- Excellence in Residency Teaching
2012, 2013

Texas Monthly SUPER DOCTORSⓇ: Rising Stars
– 2018, 2019, 2020

Golden Bone Award- Excellence in Residency Teaching
– 2012, 2013


Lindsey, R. Ahmed, S. Overturf, S. Tan, A, Gugala, Z. Accuracy of Lag Screw Placement for the Dynamic Hip Screw and the Cephalomedullary Nail. Orthopedics. 2009, July.


Lefaivre KA, Barker BP, Overturf SJ, Reinert CM, Starr AJ. Pelvic Reduction Frame: Early Experience. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br). 2009, Sep.


Overturf S, Morris R, Gugala Z, Lindsey R. Biomechanical Comparison of Bicortical Locking Versus Unicortical Far-Cortex-Abutting Locking Screw Plate Fixation for Comminuted Radial Shaft Fractures. J Hand Surg Am. 2014, Aug 26


Elkousy, H. Heaps, B. Overturf, S. Laughlin, M. Financial impact of third party reimbursement changes on a large group practice due to changes in the definition of codes 29880, 29881 and 29877. J Bone and Joint Surg Am. 2014 Sep 19.

3816 N. University Dr., Nacogdoches, Texas