Steve Naum, MD

Steve Naum, MDDr. Naum specializes in general hand surgery, endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery, arthritis surgery, wrist arthroscopy, reconstruction of complex wounds and traumatic injuries. He is also trained in post-trauma plastic surgery and reconstructive microsurgery of the upper extremity, lower extremity, head and neck. He is active in the reconstruction and restoration of limb function post-injury as well as post-cancer treatment or tumor removal. Dr. Naum is a native of West Michigan and is an active participant in the training and educating of plastic surgery residents. He also regularly serves as a volunteer surgeon with Operation Smile and as an acting advisor for the development of surgical training and education in the developing world.

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  • Hand & Upper Extremity


  • Medical – Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine (Cleveland, Ohio), M.D., 1992
  • Undergraduate – Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Mich.), B.S., 1988

Board Certification

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand


  • Fellowship – Blodgett Memorial Medical Center and Butterworth Hospital (Grand Rapids, Mich.), Hand Surgery: ACGME accredited, 1995-1996
  • Residency – GRAMEC Plastic Surgery Program (Grand Rapids, Mich.), 1996-1998
  • Residency – Butterworth Hospital, Michigan State University (Grand Rapids, Mich.), General Surgery/Pre-Plastics, 1992-1995

Certifications / Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons Associate Fellow
  • Kent County Medical Society
  • Michigan State Medical Society

Honors & Awards

  • Dean’s List, Calvin College (all semesters)
  • Calvin College Presidential Scholarship
  • William D. Holden Award in Surgery