Joshua Steinberg, MD, Director of IBD

Dr. Steinberg is a board-certified Gastroenterologist and subspecialist expert with advanced training in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) from the University of Chicago, a powerhouse and center of excellence in IBD management and research, including Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

Dr. Steinberg was born and raised in Miami, Florida and graduated with a degree in Integrative Biology from the University of Florida. He then graduated cum laude with distinction in Bioethics from St. George’s University School of Medicine, receiving his clinical training from key academic teaching hospitals in the New York Presbyterian-Cornell and Mount Sinai health systems in New York City.

Upon graduation from medical school, Dr. Steinberg completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital in

Joshua Steinberg, MD

Washington, D.C. During his residency, he participated in a public health and health policy program through Georgetown University and was selected into a unique rotation at the National Institute of Health (NIH), where he had the opportunity to train under Dr. Anthony Fauci. Dr. Steinberg stayed on at Georgetown to complete his fellowship in Gastroenterology & Hepatology, where his interest IBD developed under the guidance of mentors Dr. Aline Charabaty and Dr. Mark Mattar. He was recruited into the University of Chicago Advanced IBD Fellowship program, under the tremendous mentorship of Dr. David Rubin and Dr. Russell Cohen, two internationally renowned thought leaders in the field.

Dr. Steinberg has published extensively on IBD in the medical literature, has been a presenter and invited speaker at many national and international conferences, and has collaborated with the International Organization for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IOIBD) on a recent paper published in the Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (link to article). He has been a peer reviewer for the Crohn’s and Colitis 360 IBD and Digestive Diseases and Sciences journals. He is an active member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Dr. Steinberg has received multiple MedStar SPIRIT awards, that honor high quality and compassionate caregivers for their service. He has also worked in medical journalism at the ABC News Medical Unit in New York, contributing to medical news stories that appeared on Good Morning America, broadcast news, and online. Dr. Steinberg was recently appointed as one of the ACG’s Young Physician Leadership Scholars for 2020-2021, receiving leadership training as well as participating in ACG Advocacy Day, where he advocated for IBD patients rights’ to receive medical therapy with U.S. Senators and Congressmen.

Dr. Steinberg is a fierce advocate for his patients who suffer from Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis and has a robust and active following on social media (Twitter: @joshsteinbergMD) where he provides IBD medical education to trainees, engaged with colleagues around the world on the latest IBD breakthroughs, and offers patient support. He uses an individualized, comprehensive approach in the care of his IBD patients, incorporating the latest breakthroughs in diagnostics and medical therapies along with diet and nutrition, as well as prioritizing mental health and wellness.

Dr. Steinberg sees patients at Gastroenterology of the Rockies Denver, Broomfield and Northglenn offices, and is on the Medical Staff at Lutheran Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Boulder Community Health, and Good Samaritan Medical Center.

 

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Medical School:

  • St. George’s University School of Medicine - graduated cum laude with distinction in Bioethics

  • Clinical training from the New York Presbyterian-Cornell and Mount Sinai health systems

Residency:

  • Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. - Internal Medicine

Fellowship:

  • Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. - Gastroenterology & Hepatology

  • University of Chicago Advanced IBD Fellowship program – Mentors: Dr. David Rubin & Dr. Russell Cohen

Specialization:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), including Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.​

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

  • American Gastroenterological Association

  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

  • Colorado Medical Society

Primary Practice Locations:

Hospital Affiliations:

  • SCL Health Lutheran Medical Center

  • SCL Health St. Joseph’s Hospital

  • Boulder Community Health

  • SCL Health Good Samaritan Medical Center

Awards/Recognition:

  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 2021 Conference: 

    • Awarded Outstanding Poster Presentation

    • Special recognition in the ACG SCOPY Awards for #GITwitter influencer for CRC Screening

  • MedStar Spirit Award recipient

  • ACG Young Physician Leadership Scholar

  • GUILD Conference Fellows Program Winner

 

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