Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD

Cerebrovascular neurosurgeon, Moyamoya surgeon, Aneurysm neurosurgeon

Bernard and Ronni Lacroute-William Randolph Hearst Professor in Neurosurgery and Neurosciences and Professor, by courtesy, of Neurology
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 medicine at Stanford for more than 25 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
120 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

Moyamoya Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-5575
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Stroke Center

Brain Aneurysm Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Vascular Malformations Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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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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4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

3.7

Wait times

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.

4.9 out of 5
120 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

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.