Ortho Montana is not offering spine services at this time.

Steven J. Klepps, MD

Shoulder & Elbow Disorders, Sports Medicine


Dr. Klepps, MD received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, MO after completing his undergrad at Carroll College in Helena, MT.  He then performed a surgical internship at the Washington University/Barnes Hospital and followed that training with an orthopedic residency also at the Washington University.  Lastly, Dr. Klepps completed a fellowship program in Shoulder and Elbow disorders at Mount Sinaii Hospital in New York City, NY.


Dr. Klepps is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is affiliated with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Montana Medical Association, American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) as well as the Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons (ACESS).

Dr. Klepps’ practice focuses on the complete care of shoulder and elbow injuries as well as sports knee injuries.  

Featured techniques used include arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, shoulder replacements including reverse prostheses, shoulder stabilizations including Latarjet procedures, elbow arthroscopy.  

Dr. Klepps works with patients that are experiencing the following orthopedic issues:

  • Arthritis of the shoulder
  • Arthritis of the elbow
  • Rotator cuff injuries to the shoulder
  • Labral injuries to the shoulder
  • Fractures to the shoulder
  • Tennis elbow injuries
  • Meniscus injury to the knee
  • Acromioclavicular/Sternoclavicular injuries

Dr. Klepps provides orthopedic care in the following cities:

  • Billings, MT
  • Harlowtown, MT
  • Big Timber, MT


Dr. Klepps performs the following procedures:

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy including rotator cuff repairs and labral repairs
  • Shoulder Replacements
  • Repair of Shoulder Fractures
  • Open Shoulder Stabilizations and Reconstructions
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Tennis Elbow Release
  • Knee Arthroscopy


In his off-time Dr. Klepps enjoys coaching wrestling and soccer, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, water surfing, and spending time with family and friends.  

Just had rotator cuff and torn bicep tendon surgery. It's healing well and haven't had a bit of pain. Dr. Klepps and the rest of the staff are the best of the best. Thanks Dr. Klepps and Ortho Montana.

Mark Larson - Google Review