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Peter L. Steinberg, MD

Specialty in Urology

Dr. Peter Steinberg is a board-certified urologist and the director of endourology and kidney stone management at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is also an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Middlebury College (1999) and graduated from University of Pennsylvania Medical School (2003). He completed a urology residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (2009) and an Endourology Fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center (2010). Beyond training residents and medical students, his research interests include medicolegal and malpractice aspects of urology, quality improvement in urologic surgery, and reducing the no-show rate for kidney stone patients and communication in the operating room. He also enjoys skiing, sailing, squash, running, tennis, stand-up paddleboarding and personal finance.

Practice names

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Education and training

1999 - 2003 - MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Perelman

1995 - 1999 - BA (Biochemistry), Middlebury College

2009 - 2010 - Fellow, Laparoscopy and Endourology, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine

2005 - 2009 - Urology Resident, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


Urology Certification, American Board of Urology

Fellowship, Montefiore Medical Center

Residency Urology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Publication Highlights

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Steinberg PL, Wason S, Stern JM, Deters L, Kowal B, Seigne J. YouTube as source of prostate cancer information. Urology. 2010 Mar; 75(3):619-22.

Steinberg PL, Merguerian PA, Bihrle W, Seigne JD. The cost of learning robotic-assisted prostatectomy. Urology. 2008 Nov; 72(5):1068-72.

Steinberg PL, Merguerian PA, Bihrle W, Heaney JA, Seigne JD. A da Vinci robot system can make sense for a mature laparoscopic prostatectomy program. JSLS. 2008 Jan-Mar; 12(1):9-12.

Steinberg PL, Semins MJ, Wason SE, Matlaga BR, Pais VM. Fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous renal access. J Endourol. 2009 Oct; 23(10):1627-31.

Steinberg PL, Nangia AK, Curtis K. A standardized pain management protocol improves timeliness of analgesia among emergency department patients with renal colic. Qual Manag Health Care. 2011 Jan-Mar; 20(1):30-6.