News release

4/5/2017 12:00:00 AM EASTERN
Updated: 4/5/2017 2:32:09 PM EASTERN
For more information, contact Laura Shea.
Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Welcome New Orthopedist

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Steven A. Mussett, orthopedic surgeon to our medical staff. Dr. Mussett is now taking appointments by calling 315-394-7543.  His practice is located in the Helen & Stanley McCadam Medical Office Building, 3 Lyon Place, Suite 200, in Ogdensburg.  Dr. Mussett is also on the active staff at Brockville General Hospital.


Along with general orthopedics, including joint replacement surgery, Dr. Mussett has a special interest in foot and ankle surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. After medical school he relocated to Ottawa, Ontario, where he completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at The Ottawa Hospital. From there, he went on to obtain two clinical fellowships; one in adult hip and knee reconstruction at The Ottawa Hospital, and the other in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery at University Health Network Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.


 He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Canadian Orthopedic Association, the Canadian Medical Association, and several other professional organizations.  He has earned many distinguished awards and scholarships.  Dr. Mussett has also participated in published research papers and is affiliated with Queens University, Kingston, Ontario. 


When asked what Dr. Mussett hopes to bring to Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, he stated, "I feel privileged and excited to be joining the team at Claxton-Hepburn." He continued, "The key to staying healthy is to keep moving, and to keep moving we need our bodies to be in the best possible condition they can be.”  He concluded, “I look forward to doing what I really enjoy, helping people with bone and joint problems, whether big or small, get back on track, making a difference in their lives."


Outside of work, Dr. Mussett enjoys spending time outdoors, fly fishing, canoeing, and golfing. For more information about Dr. Mussett, visit us on the web at or visit us on Facebook.  Your tomorrow is worth defending.