Scott Steiger, MD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave, #318
San Francisco CA 94110
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    University of WashingtonResidency2008Internal Medicine
    Washington UniversityM.D.2005
    Duke University B.S.1998Biology and History
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    UCSF Academy of Medical Educators2020Excellence in Interprofessional Teaching Award
    Association for Medical Education and Research on Substance Abuse2016Best Workshop
    UCSF Academy of Medical Educators2015Excellence in Teaching Award
    American College of Physicians2015Fellow
    American Society of Addiction Medicine2015Fellow

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    Since growing up in southeastern Kansas, Dr. Steiger has moved all over the country for school and jobs, landing on faculty at UCSF in 2012 at the Mt. Zion campus and transitioning to the San Francisco General campus in 2016. Board-certified in both internal medicine and addiction medicine, Dr. Steiger is the Deputy Medical Director of the Opiate Treatment Outpatient Program at SF General, where he also maintains a primary care practice and attends on the inpatient Addiction Care Team. His primary academic interest is in teaching about addiction and its treatments.

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    1. "Get in and get out, get on with life": Patient and provider perspectives on methadone van implementation for opioid use disorder treatment. Int J Drug Policy. 2023 Nov; 121:104214. Suen LW, Steiger S, Shapiro B, Castellanos S, Joshi N, Lambdin BH, Knight KR. PMID: 37778132.
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    2. Predictors of Linkage to an Opioid Treatment Program and Methadone Treatment Retention following Hospital Discharge in a Safety-Net Setting. Subst Use Misuse. 2023; 58(9):1172-1176. Tierney HR, Takimoto SW, Azari S, Steiger S, Martin M. PMID: 37194561.
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    3. Adapting methadone inductions to the fentanyl era. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2022 10; 141:108832. Buresh M, Nahvi S, Steiger S, Weinstein ZM. PMID: 35870437.
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    4. "I wanted something that was more flexible": A qualitative study of patient preferences on choosing buprenorphine over methadone in a large, safety-net hospital opioid treatment program. Subst Abus. 2022; 43(1):767-773. Checkley L, Steiger S, Knight KR. PMID: 35112998.
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    5. Time to ACT: launching an Addiction Care Team (ACT) in an urban safety-net health system. BMJ Open Qual. 2021 01; 10(1). Martin M, Snyder HR, Coffa D, Steiger S, Clement JP, Ranji SR, Azari S, Nguyen OK, Lum PJ. PMID: 33500326; PMCID: PMC7843300.
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    6. What Should I Know About Opioids? JAMA Intern Med. 2019 07 01; 179(7):1012. Incze MA, Steiger S. PMID: 30882852.
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    7. Increasing Naloxone Co-prescription for Patients on Chronic Opioids: a Student-Led Initiative. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 06; 33(6):797-798. Freise JE, McCarthy EE, Guy M, Steiger S, Sheu L. PMID: 29556799; PMCID: PMC5975169.
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    8. Predictors of higher-risk chronic opioid prescriptions in an academic primary care setting. Subst Abus. 2016; 37(1):110-7. Bauer SR, Hitchner L, Harrison H, Gerstenberger J, Steiger S. PMID: 26848633.
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    9. Teaching residents screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) skills for alcohol use: Using chart-stimulated recall to assess curricular impact. Subst Abus. 2016 Jul-Sep; 37(3):419-426. Wamsley MA, Steiger S, Julian KA, Gleason N, O'Sullivan PS, Guy M, Satterfield JM. PMID: 26675123.
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    10. Cultural Adaptation of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment Using Motivational Interviewing. J Addict Med. 2015 Sep-Oct; 9(5):352-7. Satre DD, Manuel JK, Larios S, Steiger S, Satterfield J. PMID: 26428360; PMCID: PMC4825851.
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