Amir S Steinberg

Amir S Steinberg, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology


Cancer (Oncology), Hematology-Oncology

Research Topics:

Leukemia, Lymphoma

Amir Steinberg, MD, FACP, is an assistant professor in the division of hematology-oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Steinberg's primary areas of focus are the hematologic malignancies and stem cell transplantation. He has a clinical interest in cancer survivorship as he is a lymphoma survivor himself. He is the principal investigator of a Hodgkin lymphoma study looking at the use of brentuximab in front-line therapy of newly diagnosed patients. He is also a co-investigator on several studies focused on transplant and the hematologic malignancies, particularly lymphoma.  

He was previously a clinical assistant professor at UCLA on the staff of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. where his research focused on nonmyeloablative stem cell transplants for acute leukemia and novel therapies for relapsed central nervous system lymphomas.

A native Texan, Dr. Steinberg graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas, Austin, with a bachelor's in history and a minor in biology. He earned his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine, and he completed his residency in internal medicine at St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals (previously teaching hospitals of Columbia University) which are now both members of the Mt. Sinai Hospital System.  Dr. Steinberg completed a fellowship in hematology-oncology at Lenox Hill Hospital. Subsequently, Dr. Steinberg completed a bone marrow transplant fellowship at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Steinberg is board-certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Internal Medicine.



American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adult Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation, Allogeneic
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation, Autologous
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Clinical Trials
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • LGL Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Plasma Cell Neoplasms
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Transplantation
  • Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia


BA,, the University of Texas,

MD,, Texas Tech University School of Medicine,

MD, Texas Tech Univ. Health Science Ctr

Residency, Internal Medicine, St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital

Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, Lenox Hill Hospital

Fellowship, Bone Marrow Trans., Stanford University Hospital

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