Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Stone Mountain Medical Associates, Inc.
  • Phone: (760) 473-8253
  • Fax: (760) 637-2710

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Geriatrics and Nursing Homes

Keywords/Search Terms:

Nursing Home - Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice - End-of-Life Care, Palliative Care, Home Health, Assisted Living, Regulatory, Decubitus, Pressure Ulcers, Falls, Dementia - Alzheimer's, Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care - HMO, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine


Residency, UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego; MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine; AB (Biochem), Harvard College, Cambridge, MA; Board Certification, Family Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Experienced Expert, 250+ depositions, 25+ trials. Speedy and Objective Records Reviews (plaintiff/defense); Standard of Care, Causation and Damages Opinions, including Life Expectancy and Future Care Costs, Regulatory Actions; Comprehensive Report Writing. References Available on Request. In clinical practice of post-acute and long-term care medicine, Geriatrics & Hospice in San Diego area since 1992; Chief Medical Officer, Mariner Health Care (nursing facility management company); Chief Medical Officer, Beecan Health; Clinical Faculty UCSD School of Medicine and Family Medicine Dept. Adjunct faculty, Case Western Reserve University; Affiliate Faculty, California State University's Institute for Palliative Care (San Marcos), Past President of CALTCM, Past President of AMDA--The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (www.paltc.org, formerly known as American Medical Directors Association); Past Chair; Coalition for Compassionate Care of California; Editor Emeritus of Caring for the Ages (www.caringfortheages.com); Associate Editor, Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (JAMDA); Hospice and Skilled Nursing Facility Medical Director since 1995. Licensed in California, Ohio, & Hawaii (Florida - Retired Status).