Michael L. Steinberg, MD

Michael Steinberg, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology




Radiation Oncology

Institutional Affiliation

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica



Surgery, LAC + USC Medical Center, 1976 - 1977


MD, USC School of Medicine, 1976


Radiation Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1978 - 1981

Board Certification

Therapeutic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 1981

Contact Information

Scientific Interests

Dr. Michael Steinberg's research focuses on disparity in cancer care, quality of care, medical technology assessment, and health policy.

Highlighted Publications

Steinberg ML. Introduction: health policy and health care economics observed. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2008 Jul;18(3):149-51.

Steinberg ML. Inequity in cancer care: explanations and solutions for disparity. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2008 Jul;18(3):161-7.

D'Ambrosio DJ, Pollack A, Harris EE, Price RA Jr, Verhey LJ, Roach M 3rd, Demanes DJ, Steinberg ML, Potters L, Wallner PE, Konski A. Assessment of external beam radiation technology for dose escalation and normal tissue protection in the treatment of prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Mar 1;70(3):671-7.

Steinberg ML, Fremont A, Khan DC, Huang D, Knapp H, Karaman D, Forge N, Andre K, Chaiken LM, Streeter OE Jr. Lay patient navigator program implementation for equal access to cancer care and clinical trials: essential steps and initial challenges. Cancer. 2006 Dec 1;107(11):2669-77.

Potters L, Steinberg M, Rose C, Timmerman R, Ryu S, Hevezi JM, Welsh J, Mehta M, Larson DA, Janjan NA; American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology; American College of Radiology. American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology and American College of Radiology practice guideline for the performance of stereotactic body radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004 Nov 15;60(4):1026-32.