Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD

Cerebrovascular neurosurgeon, Moyamoya surgeon, Aneurysm neurosurgeon

Bio:   Dr. Gary Steinberg is the Chair of Neurosurgery, Director of the Stanford Moyamoya Center, and the founder and Co-Director of the Stanford Stroke Center. As a cerebrovascular and skull base neurosurgeon, he specializes in treating brain aneurysms, moyamoya disease, brain and spinal AVMs and other vascular malformations, carotid artery disease, meningiomas, skull base tumors, stroke, and hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.

Dr. Steinberg has practiced neurosurgery at Stanford for more than 28 years. He has pioneered microsurgical techniques to repair intracranial vascular malformations and certain aneurysms that were previously considered untreatable. He has also refined revascularization techniques for patients with cerebrovascular arterial occlusions, as well as moyamoya disease. He is leading novel clinical trials of stem cell therapy for stroke and spinal cord injury.
4.9 out of 5
138 Patient Ratings
17 Patient Comments

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Moyamoya Center

Brain Aneurysm Clinic

Vascular Malformations Clinic

Neurocritical Care Program

Cranial Base Center

Professional Education

  • Residency: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (1986) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1987) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1983) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1980) CA
  • Board Certification: Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery (1989)
  • Fellowship: Institute Of Neurology (1981) England
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1980) CA

Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Stanford University School of Medicine - Neurosurgery (1995 - Present)

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Includes you in decisions

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Clear Communication

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Confidence in your doctor

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SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Explained A-Z very thoughtful and I could understand everything - Outstanding doctor & nurse.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Steinberg is a really great dr. He is caring and compassionate.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

I liked it.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

All staff members, were clean about my health information and included me into the conversation.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Steinberg is the greatest and Theresa is outstanding.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I would have confidently chosen Dr. Steinberg as my surgeon but the location of Stanford Hospital was not convenient.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Steinberg is by far the best physician I have ever dealt with, as well as his entire staff!! I feel blessed to have him as my doctor.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Gary Steinberg is a great, knowledgeable doctor! Everybody in his office is nice, respectful, friendly!!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

The entire team is impressive and each member showed great expertise and treated me with nurturance.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Recommend to anyone.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I was impressed by a lot, but I think the biggest was that it was obvious that Dr. Steinberg & the doctor who spoke w/me before he came in had read/viewed my WHOLE medical history BEFORE the appt. began. They were prepared.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Wonderful.

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4.9 out of 5
138 Patient Ratings
17 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Explained A-Z very thoughtful and I could understand everything - Outstanding doctor & nurse.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Steinberg is a really great dr. He is caring and compassionate.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

I liked it.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

All staff members, were clean about my health information and included me into the conversation.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Steinberg is the greatest and Theresa is outstanding.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I would have confidently chosen Dr. Steinberg as my surgeon but the location of Stanford Hospital was not convenient.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Steinberg is by far the best physician I have ever dealt with, as well as his entire staff!! I feel blessed to have him as my doctor.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Gary Steinberg is a great, knowledgeable doctor! Everybody in his office is nice, respectful, friendly!!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

The entire team is impressive and each member showed great expertise and treated me with nurturance.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Recommend to anyone.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I was impressed by a lot, but I think the biggest was that it was obvious that Dr. Steinberg & the doctor who spoke w/me before he came in had read/viewed my WHOLE medical history BEFORE the appt. began. They were prepared.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Wonderful.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Steinberg, Bob, and Melissa are great.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Steinberg is an excellent, thorough conscientious, sensitive physician!

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very friendly and concerned.

SHC Patient, May 2014

The very BEST!

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Melissa was very helpful/Dr. Steinberg was great. I would like to talk w/him more.