Steven W. A. Gonsalves, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

University Orthopedic Specialists

Dr. Gonsalves specializes in reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee with minimally invasive techniques, robotic-assisted surgery, and complex revision surgery.

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Dr. Gonsalves is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in primary and revision Adult Reconstructive Surgery of the hip and knee with a special emphasis on minimally invasive techniques, robotic-assisted surgery, as well as complex revision surgery.

Dr. Gonsalves was born and raised on Maui, Hawaii and obtained his medical degree from The University of Hawai’i John A. Burns School of Medicine, in Honolulu, Hawaii where he won awards for composure and compassion.

Dr. Gonsalves completed his residency at The University of Arizona Orthopedic Surgery Residency in Tucson, Arizona where he served as Chief Resident and received the programs coveted “Chairman’s Award.”

Dr. Gonsalves training concluded with completion of the Hedley Orthopedic Institute of the West Adult Reconstruction Fellowship in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he developed his skills in minimally invasive robotic-assisted hip and knee replacement surgery.

Dr. Gonsalves utilizes the Direct Superior approach to Total Hip Arthroplasty and muscle sparing Sub-Vastus approach for Total Knee Arthroplasty which allows for a speedier recovery and minimal restrictions after surgery. The use of these modern techniques combined with appropriate postoperative protocols and patient selection, lead to many patients going home the same day as surgery.

Dr. Gonsalves is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Orthopedic Association (AOA).
Dr. Gonsalves enjoys spending time with family and friends, football, basketball, mixed martial arts, stand up paddle boarding, fitness, exploring new cuisines, and cooking.

Certifications and Memberships

Insurances accepted

AARP Medicare Complete HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna HMO, PPO, EPO, Select, Banner
Aetna Medicare
Alignment Health Medicare Advantage (Amerivantage Caremore)
American Indian Health - AHCCCS
Amerigroup/Amerivantage - Caremore
Amerigroup P3 Health Partners
AZ Complete Health - Complete Care Plan - AHCCCS
AZ Complete Health - Ambetter
Banner University Family Care - AHCCCS
Banner University LTC - AHCCCS
Banner UFC Medicare Advantage - AHCCCS
BCBS Neighborhood Plan
BCBS Federal/Anthem/SW Services
BCBS Medicare/P3/Pathway: M2K/M3V
BCBS Medicare Journey: M3P
Bright Health Plan
Cigna Medicare
Golden Rule - UHC One
Humana HMO, POS, Choice
Humana Medicare
Medicare Part A&B
Medicare RailRoad
Mercy Care ALTCS and DDD - AHCCCS
Mercy Care Medicare Advantage - AHCCCS
Meritain ASBAIT
SCAN Desert Health
Tricare HealthNet Prim/Select
UHC Community Plan - AHCCCS
UHC Dual Complete Medicare - AHCCCS
UHC Choice/Plus/Options PPO
UHC Navigate
UHC Medicare Complete HMO
UHC MC Life1 Optum Care
TriWest VAPC3-VA
Wellcare by AHCCCS
Wellcare by Allwell
Workers Comp - all carriers

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