Steven D. Hart, MD

Steven D. Hart, MD

  • Anatomic Pathology|
  • Clinical and Laboratory Pathology


Specialty: Gastrointestinal Pathology

Dr. Steven Hart is Chief of Pathology and Medical Director of the Clinical Laboratories at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center. Dr. Hart received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He then completed his anatomic and clinical pathology residency training at UCLA, and subspecialty fellowship training in gastroenterologic pathology and cytopathology. Dr. Hart joined the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine as a faculty member in 2008, with his primary location at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center. Academically, Dr. Hart is also devoted to medical and resident education, and his innovation and impact has been recognized by the Roberta Nieberg Anatomic Pathology award for outstanding teaching. Clinically, he has served as CLIA Laboratory Medical Director and head of Santa Monica-UCLA gastrointestinal pathology. His clinical and leadership activities are distinguished by his exceptional communication skills and his expertise and innovation in clinical and pathologic data integration to create reports recognized and highly valued for their great clinical relevance and utility.




Medical Board Certifications

Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology, 2007
Pathology-Anatomic/Pathology-Clinical, American Board of Pathology, 2006


Gastroenterology & Liver Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006
Surgical Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005
Cytopathology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2004


Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2003


MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2000

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


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