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Michael Steiner, MD, MPH

Michael Steiner, MD, MPH

Adjunct Professor
Public Health Leadership Program
  • 231 MacNider Hall
  • CB #7220
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • USA

Michael Steiner, MD, MPH, is the Pediatrician in Chief at N.C. Children's Hospital, the Chief of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, the Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in the Department of Pediatrics, a Michael F. Durfee Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, and an adjunct professor with the Public Health Leadership Program.


Dr. Steiner is a general pediatrician who works in a variety of clinical settings ranging from primary care to care of children with medical complexity. His research focuses primarily on systems of care for children with medical complexity but has also included other topics of interest across general pediatrics including evaluating screening tests, gastroenteritis management and obesity in children.

Key Publications

Chapter: Normal Development. Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Health. Steiner MJ, VanderSchaaf EM, Rao P, and Perry MF. (in preparation)

Community Pediatrics to GPAM: Interviews on the History of the Division at UNC. Steiner MJ and Pocasangre Granados, KG (2020). Chapel Hill, NC: Department of Pediatrics.

The Pediatric Visit: Gastroenterology. Stephens JR and Steiner MJ. Acute Abdominal Pain in Feld LG and Mahan JD eds (2019). American Academy of Pediatrics Publishing.

The Little Book of Pediatrics. Steiner MJ and Kimple KS (2015). Thorofare, NJ: Slack Publishing.
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Acute Abdominal Pain in Feld LG and Mahan JD eds. Succinct Pediatrics: Evaluation and Management for Common and Critical Care. Steiner MJ and Stephens JR (2015). American Academy of Pediatrics Publishing.

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