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Stephen E. Steinberg, MD

Stephen E. Steinberg, M.D., FACP, FACG – Director

Dr. Steinberg is nationally known for his expertise in advanced therapeutic endoscopy. Under his direction The Center for Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy developed a very large experience with the latest endoscopic procedures. The innovative usage of endoscopic ultrasound and other advanced procedures allow the physicians at CATE, to manage the most complex problems. CATE attracts patients nationally and internationally.

Dr. Steinberg attended medical school at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland where he graduated with honors (Alpha Omega Alpha). He also completed his internship and residency programs there.

Dr. Steinberg completed fellowships in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. His training in Gastroenterology was completed at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota under the mentorship of the pioneers of therapeutic endoscopy.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hematology, and Oncology. Dr. Steinberg joined the Boca Regional medical staff in 2010.

His academic appointments have included: Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota; Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery, SUNY Stony Brook; Professor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Colorado and Voluntary Professor of Medicine, University of Miami. He was Chief of Clinical Gastroenterology and Therapeutic Endoscopy at the University of Colorado, and at SUNY Stony Brook. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has taught therapeutic endoscopy to Gastroenterology trainees for more than 30 years and has been an innovator in the area.

1999-2001: Among the earliest cases of endoscopic pseudocyst enterostomy for the management of infected pancreatic necrosis Vidyarthi, G and Steinberg, SE:  Endoscopic
Management of Pancreatic Pseudocysts.  Surgical Clinics of North America
(A. Cooperman & R. Chamberlain, editors) vol 81, no.2 405-411, 2001
1997-2000: Among the earliest cases of endoscopic ampullectomy in the curative management of ampullary carcinoma. (unpublished experience)
1999: First study describing the efficacy of internal stenting of the gall bladder for acute and chronic cholecystitis. Shrestha, R, Bilir, BM, Everson, GT,
Steinberg, SE:Endoscopic Stenting of Gallbladder for Symptomatic Cholelithiasis in Patients with End Stage Liver Disease Awaiting Orthotopic Liver Transplantation.  Am J Gastro, 91:595-98,1996
1998: First series documenting the utility of ERCP for pancreato-biliary disease in children Graham, KS, Ingraham, JD, Steinberg, SE, Narkowitz, M:  ERCP in the management of pediatric pancreatitis.  Gastrointest. Endoscopy, 47:492-5, 1998.
1995: First study describing a technique for ERCP in pregnant women, without x-ray exposure. Lin, TO, Steinberg, SE: Endoscopic management of biliary tract disease in pregnancy.  Distinguished presentation at the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, New Orleans, LA, Gastrointest.  Endoscopy,1998
1992:  First study documenting the safety and efficacy of emergent biliary drainage (ERCP) for severe acute cholangitis. Steinberg, SE: Emergent ERCP for Severe Cholangitis.  Distinguished Presentation at the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, New Orleans, LA.  Gastrointest.  Endoscopy.1994
1991: First experience percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) for decompression for palliation of malignant intestinal obstruction (Unpublished experience)
1990:  Among the first experiences with endoscopic pseudocyst drainage Bilir, N and Steinberg, SE: Video-endoscopic demonstration of a new technique for pseudocyst-enterostomy with endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) guidance.  Presented at the World Congresses of Gastroenterology, Los Angeles, CA. 1994
1989:  Among the first experiences with cholangioscopy and pancreatoscopy Bilir, N and Steinberg, SE: Video-endoscopic demonstration cholangioscopy and its utility in the management of a patient with oriental cholangio-hepatitis.  Presented at the World Congresses of Gastroenterology, Los Angeles, CA
1985:  First study documenting the efficacy of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) Cass OW, Steinberg, SE, Onstad, GR:  A long term follow-up of patients with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) or surgical (STAMM) gastrostomy (SG).  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 32: 1986

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