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Daniel Steinberg

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, Hospital Medicine
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  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Beth Israel Medical Center


    Daniel I. Steinberg, MD, FHM, FACP is Associate Chair for Education and Residency Program Director in the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. He is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Steinberg completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Beth Israel in 2001 and then served a year as a Chief Medical Resident. He has been a practicing hospitalist since 2002.
    His academic interests include medical education, professional development of trainees, medical consultation and clinical application of the research literature. He is an Associate Editor of A Textbook for Internal Medicine Education Programs (10th Edition) and of A Textbook for Today’s Chief Medical Resident (19th Edition), both published by the Associate of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. He is the Editor of the text Evidence—Based Medical Consultation (Saunders, 2007), and has written numerous invited commentaries for the American College of Physicians’ ACP-Journal Club publication.
    He has served as teaching faculty at national meetings of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) and of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. He has been recognized as a “Gold Doc” by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.
    Dr. Steinberg serves as President of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine New York Special Interest Group for the 2015-2016 term.


  • 2014 -
    Recognized as a "Gold DOC"
    Arnold P. Gold Foundation

  • 2012 -
    Elected to Leo M. Davidoff Society
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Steinberg DI. Review: Imaging techniques have similarly high accuracy for diagnosing cancer in solitary pulmonary nodules. ACP journal club 2008 Jul; 149(1).

Steinberg DI, Mayer A. Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and risk stratification for cardiovascular disease: not ready for . Mayo Clinic proceedings 2007 Feb; 82(2).

Steinberg DI. Sertraline for treatment of depression in acute coronary syndromes. JAMA 2002 Nov; 288(19).

Nashner LM, Peters JF. Dynamic posturography in the diagnosis and management of dizziness and balance disorders. Neurologic clinics 1990 May; 8(2).

Steinberg DI. ACP Journal Club. Novel risk markers improved Framingham Risk Score cardiovascular event prediction in intermediate-risk adults. Annals of internal medicine 2012 Dec; 157(12).

Steinberg DI. ACP Journal Club. Review: Risk prediction scales have different strengths and weaknesses for predicting mortality in community-acquired pneumonia. Annals of internal medicine 2011 Apr; 154(8).

Steinberg DI. Aspirin after dalteparin was noninferior to continued dalteparin for preventing VTE after total hip arthroplasty. Annals of internal medicine 2013 Sep; 159(6).

Steinberg DI. In acute calculous cholecystitis, antibiotics after cholecystectomy did not reduce infection. Annals of internal medicine 2014 Dec; 161(12).

Steinberg DI (Editor), Myers J and Jaipaul C. Evidence—Based Medical Consultation, Elsevier Science/Saunders, 527 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4160-2213-8. 2007.;.

Associate Editor, A Textbook for Internal Medicine Education Programs, 10th Edition, Robert Ficalora (Editor), Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine, Washington, DC. ISBN: 978-0-9797660-0-8. 2010 Associate Editor, A Textbook for Today’s Chief Medical Resident, 19th Edition, Frederick K. Williams (Editor), Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine, Washington, DC. ISBN: 978-0-979660-3-9. 2011.;.

Bryson, C and Steinberg DI. The Future Hospitalist: Tips for Landing Your First Job in Hospital Medicine. The Hospitalist. Vol. 18 (2): February 2014.;.

Burger A, Rizk D, Grabscheid E, Calabrese R, Patel S, Chernyavsky S, Steinberg DI. In the Literature: Hospitalist Reviews on Pre-Operative Beta Blockers, Therapeutic Hypothermia after Cardiac Arrest, Colloids vs. Crystalloids for Hypovolemic Shock. The Hospitalist. Vol. 18 (4): April 2014.;.

Smith K, Burger A, Dankers C, Lee C, Steinberg DI. Morning Report: A Nut by Any Other Name. Society of General Internal Medicine Forum. 37(4) April 2014.;.

Steinberg, DI. Educational Value and Design of Hospitalist-Directed Nonteaching Services. Society of General Internal Medicine Forum. 38 (3): 2,11 March 2015.;.

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Dr. Steinberg did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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