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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Dermatology

Keywords/Search Terms:

Mohs surgery, skin cancer, skin surgery, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, scars, wound reconstruction, surgical complications, skin cancer misdiagnosis, skin cancer delayed diagnosis, botulinum injections, dermal fillers, chemical peels,

Education:

MD, Washington University School of Medicine; BA, Pomona College

Years in Practice:

38

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

1

Additional Information

Dr. Steinman has provided expert witness services for both Plaintiffs and Defendants since 1992 for issues related to Mohs surgery, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, melanoma, skin cancer misdiagnosis, skin cancer delayed diagnosis, liquid nitrogen treatment, chemical peels, laser, blepharoplasty, chemical burns, domestic violence scars, and criminal violence scars. He has over 30 years’ experience in Mohs surgery, dermatologic surgery, and cosmetic dermatology, and has completed over 30,000 Mohs surgery cases. He co-created and co-directed an annual, comprehensive, introductory course in Mohs surgery for 25 years. He has published two Mohs surgery textbooks, 13 textbook chapters and over 45 scientific peer-reviewed papers in journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA Dermatology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, Lancet, British Journal of Dermatology, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, British Journal of Medicine, and the European Journal of Dermatology and Venereology. Dr. Steinman is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon. He is a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. He graduated magma cum laude from Pomona College and received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He completed his dermatology residency at the University of California, San Diego and as the Overseas Registrar at St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin in London, UK – a position offered to one non-British dermatology resident each year. He then completed his Mohs surgery and dermatologic surgery fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago with Dr. Barry Goldsmith - a founding member of the American College for Mohs Surgery. Thereafter, he became a diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Steinman has taught residents Mohs surgery, dermatologic surgery and cosmetic dermatology as an assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego and as an Associate Professor and Director of Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery at Texas A&M School of Medicine. He currently is an associate professor of surgery at Campbell University School of Medicine. Dr. Steinman has spoken dozens of times at national dermatology meetings on topics related surgical and cosmetic dermatology. He is a co-founder and second president of the American Society for Mohs Surgery, and recently co-founded the Global Melanoma Initiative. Dr. Steinman has taught residents Mohs surgery, dermatologic surgery and cosmetic dermatology as an assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego and as an Associate Professor and Director of Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery at Texas A&M School of Medicine. He currently is an associate professor of surgery at Campbell University School of Medicine. Dr. Steinman has spoken dozens of times at national dermatology meetings on topics related surgical and cosmetic dermatology.