Stephen Stein is a retired orthopedic surgeon who now lives in Batesville, Indiana with his wife lovely Rebecca and two children.
Growing up in Studio City California, he earned a BA at UCLA and an MD at University of Wisconsin, Madison. Specialty training consisted of surgical residency at The University of California San Francisco, and orthopaedics at the William Beaumont Army Hospital in El Paso, Texas. He served as a medical officer in the US Army for four years during the Vietnam War.
Dr. Stein practiced orthopaedic surgery in Phoenix Arizona for 30 years and was active within the community. He served as Chief of Staff of Good Samaritan Hospital, Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Arizona and as Director of Pediatric Orthopedic Education, Phoenix. Along with his teaching activities, he took orthopaedic residents on clinics throughout the Navajo reservation during his time in practice. In addition, he was appointed to the Medical Board of Arizona where physicians’ patient care and conduct was monitored.
After moving to Indiana, Dr. Stein began serving as a Trustee of the Batesville School Board and as a Director of the Ivy Tech Community College Foundation of Indiana.
Dr. Stein began writing following his experience on the Medical Board where he became witness to the wide variety of behavior and unusual histories prevalent among the medical doctor population. To better understand the history of the Holocaust, he has traveled extensively throughout Europe visiting most all of the places mentioned in “The Oath”.
Following the hectic years of practice and big city life, he retired and moved out to rural Indiana where he and his family now enjoy the peaceful freedom of open spaces.