The St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital Foundation is pleased to present the 2015 St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital Distinguished Physician Award to Michael Steinberg, MD. With two decades of service to the hospital in clinical and leadership capacities, Dr. Steinberg is highly respected for his unwavering commitment to St. Joseph’s and the surrounding communities.
A native of New Jersey, Dr. Steinberg was born in Elizabeth and grew up in Scotch Plains. A graduate of Scotch-Plains-Fanwood High School, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree with High Honors at Rutgers College of Pharmacy and a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark. Dr. Steinberg completed his internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, where he served as chief resident. He completed a fellowship in Cross Sectional Body Imaging at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Steinberg joined the medical staff in the Department of Radiology at Wayne General Hospital, now St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital, in July of 1996.
A true physician-leader, Dr. Steinberg has served as the Chairman of the Department of Radiology at St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital since 2003 and is a member of the Medical Executive Committee and the St. Joseph’s Healthcare System Medical Board. He also currently serves as chairman of the Radiation Safety Committee, Radiation Safety Officer for St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital, is chairman of the Organizational Performance Improvement Committee (since 2010), and serves on the St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees (since 2012). He is the former chairman of the Credentials Committee. In addition, he has served on many hospital and healthcare system committees including the Peer Review Committee, Clinical Resource Utilization Committee, St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital Foundation Charity Ball and Golf Outing Organization Committees.
A man of many interests, Dr. Steinberg enjoys music, cooking, wine and travel. He has attended cooking school in Tuscany and has traveled extensively in the United States and Europe “in search of good food and fine wine.”
Dr. Steinberg and his wife, Robin, have lived in Wayne for 18 years. They recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They have two children, Amanda, a senior at Rowan University, and Matt, a sophomore at the University of Alabama.
December 2, 2015