Lynne Steinbach, MD, is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery on Full Recall. She is one of the country’s top radiologists in sports imaging. Dr. Steinbach earned her bachelor's degree in Human Biology at Stanford University followed by a medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1979. She completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology from the New York Hospital, Cornell University, followed by a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology from the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, New York.
A former Chief of Musculoskeletal Imaging at UCSF and prior Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship director, Dr. Steinbach’s research focuses on various aspects of musculoskeletal MR imaging. Current projects include research in the areas of MR arthrography, shoulder and elbow MR imaging, MR neurography on MRI including evaluation of the ulnar nerve, and evaluation of sciatica at the hamstring level, correlation of clinical findings of ACL reconstruction with MRI, rotator cuff evaluation on MRI including fatty infiltration of the rotator cuff muscles, and the postoperative shoulder. Dr. Steinbach has published 180 articles, 167 abstracts, 4 books, and 50 book chapters.
Dr. Steinbach is a fellow of the American College of Radiology. She has held the Presidential office in three organizations including the American Association for Women Radiologists, the International Skeletal Society, and = the San Francisco Radiological Society. She was a Nominating Chair for the International Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Chair of the Education Committee for the Society of Skeletal Radiology, and Membership Chair of both the Society of Skeletal Radiology and the International Skeletal Society.
Dr. Steinbach received the 2018 International Skeletal Society’s Founders Medal. Other awards include the President’s Medal from the International Skeletal Society, Outstanding Teaching awards from UC San Francisco Department of Radiology and the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, along with the Distinguished Alumni award from Drexel School of Medicine. She was the Weill Cornell Department of Radiology Evans Lecturer in 2018. She served as an invited radiologist to the Salt Lake City Olympics and has been a member of the Editorial Boards of Radiology, Skeletal Radiology, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Seminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology. She is a Consulting Editor for the MRI Clinics. She has received Editor’s recognition awards from the journals Radiology, JMRI, Skeletal Radiology and from the European Journal of Radiology and has been a grant reviewer for the NIH as well as the RSNA Research and Education Foundation. Dr. Steinbach has served on the Boards of Trustees for the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and the International Skeletal Society.
Musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology, radiology, rheumatology, orthopaedic surgery, metabolic bone disease, MRI, CT, radiographs. musculoskeletal imaging, joint MRI, shoulder, ankle, hip, wrist, knee, elbow, tumor, sports medicine, AIDS, arthritis, cartilage, osteoporosis, spine, nerves, muscle
Education and Training:
• Medical School: The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
• Internship: New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry Newark, New Jersey - Internal Medicine
• Residency: The New York Hospital, Cornell University, New York - Diagnostic Radiology
• Fellowship: Hospital For Special Surgery, Cornell University, New York - Musculoskeletal Radiology