Howard K. Steinman, M.D.
Mohs & Dermatologic surgeon
Expert witness & consultation       services

Greater Than 30 Years Clinical Experience

Contact:

drsteinman@drsteinman.com

Education

1973 -1976

1976-1980

1980-1981

1981-1983

1983-1984

1987-1988

Pomona College - Bachelor of Arts (Magna cum laude) 

Washington University School of Medicine - M.D.

University of California, Irvine - Internal Medicine Internship

University of California, San Diego - Dermatology Residency

St. John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin, London, UK - Dermatology Residency

University of Illinois at Chicago - Mohs surgery fellowship

Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DATA

    Date & Place of Birth:    July 15, 1955, Los Angeles, California           

    Marital Status:   Married, two adult sons
 

ADDRESS

    2601 Dame Brisen Drive
    Lewisville, TX  75056

    Telephone Number:     858-349-5084
    E-Mail Address:             hksteinman@gmail.com 
            

CERTIFICATION 

    Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology, 1984 and 2010

    Diplomate, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery - Full Certification*
     (*Non-ABMS certifiying board)
 

LICENSURE 

    Texas Physician Full Permit


CURRENT POSITION

Mohs and Dermatololgic Surgery


EDUCATION

Doctor of Medicine - 1980 
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
  
Bachelor of Arts (Magna cum laude) - 1976
Pomona College
Claremont, California
 

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

Fellowship:  Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatological Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago
July 1, 1987 ‑ June 30, 1988

Residency: Overseas Registrar
St. John's Hospital For Diseases of the Skin
London, UK
September 1, 1983 ‑ August 31, 1984

    Clinical Assistant in Dermatology
    The Hospital For Sick Children
    London, UK
    September 1, 1983 ‑ August 31, 1984

Residency: Division of Dermatology
University of California, San Diego
July 1, 1981 ‑ June 30, 1983

Internship:  Internal Medicine
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
June 23, 1980 ‑ June 22, 1981
 

PREVIOUS ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Associate Professor of Dermatology
Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine
June, 2017 to Present

Associate Professor of Dermatology
Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center College of Medicine 
Temple, Texas
September, 2009 to November, 2012

Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology (Voluntary)
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
San Diego, California
May, 1989 to August, 2009   

Assistant Clinical Professor (Full‑time faculty) 
Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
San Diego, California
October, 1984 ‑ April, 1989

Chief, Dermatology Section
Veterans Administration Medical Center
San Diego, California
October, 1984 ‑ June, 1987

Clinical Instructor
Department of Dermatology
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
July, 1987 ‑ June, 1988

Clinical Tutor
The Institute of Dermatology
The University of London
London, United Kingdom
September, 1983 ‑ August, 1984
 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Magna Cum Laude (Pomona College), 1976

Phi Beta Kappa (Pomona College), 1976

Alpha Kappa Delta (National Sociology Honor Society,) 1976

Teacher of the Year Award
University of Calif., San Diego School of Medicine 
Division of Family Medicine (First Recipient), 1984

Channel 10 Leadership Award (KGTV, San Diego, CA)
Director, Gang-Related Tattoo Removal Program, 1999

Top Doctors Award
San Diego County Medical Society & San Diego Magazine, 2004

Distinguished Service Award (First Recipient) 
American Society For Mohs Surgery, 2005

Volunteer Appreciation Award, Consultant Dermatologist
U.S. Olympic Training Center, Chula Vista, 2006 and 2007

Honorary Membership
Australasian College of Skin Cancer Medicine, 2008

Honorary Membership
Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 2012, 2019

Texas Super Doctors (Texas Monthly Magazine), 2014 - 2021

Christian E. Radcliffe, MD Memorial Lectures
Iowa State Dermatological Society, 2020                        

   

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY AFTER RESIDENCY

October, 1984 ‑ June, 1987
Chief, Dermatology Section, V.A. Medical Center, La Jolla, California

Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Dermatology
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

July, 1987 ‑ June, 1988
Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatological Surgery Fellowship
University of Illinois at Chicago    

June, 1988 – April, 1989
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine (Full-time faculty)

May, 1989 – August, 2003
Private Practice
South Bay Skin & Cancer Medical Group, Inc.
Chula Vista, CA

September, 2003 – July, 2009
Private (Solo) Practice
Chula Vista, CA

August, 2009 to July, 2012
Director of Dermatologic and Skin Cancer Surgery
Department of Dermatology, Scott and White Medical Center
Temple, TX

August, 2012 to December, 2013
Skin Cancer and Surgery Center Irving, TX
(Practice purchased by DermOne, Texas in December, 2013)

January, 2014 to March 2018
DermOne Dermatology Centers, Texas

April, 2018 to September, 2021
U.S. Dermatololgy Partners, Texas


PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  1. Board of Directors
    California Congress of Dermatological Societies
    January, 1990 to January, 1991 
     
  2. Founder, First Secretary‑Treasurer and President‑Elect
    San Diego Dermatologic Surgery Society
    January, 1990 to October, 1990
     
  3. President
    San Diego Dermatologic Surgery Society
    October, 1990 to December, 1991
     
  4. President
    American Society For Mohs Surgery
    December, 1992 to December, 1993
     
  5. Allied Health Care/Patient Advocate Liaison Committee
    American Academy of Dermatology
    January, 1993 to December,1997
     
  6. Professional Conduct Committee
    San Diego County Medical Society
    January, 1993 to August, 1995
     
  7. Executive Committee
    American Academy of Dermatology Advisory Board
    January, 1995 to January, 1996
     
  8. Founder and Director
    Fundamentals of Mohs Surgery Course 
    March, 1995 to November, 2018
     
  9. Regulatory Issues Committee
    American Academy of Dermatology
    February, 1996 to March, 2000
     
  10. Board of Directors
    American Society For Mohs Surgery
    March, 1996 to March, 1999
     
  11. Founder and Program Director 
    Gang-Related Tattoo Removal Program
    Sweetwater Union High School District
    January 1998 to 2004
     
  12. Secretary/Treasurer and President-Elect
    San Diego Dermatological Society
    January 1998 to November 1998
     
  13. President
    San Diego Dermatological Society
    December 1998 to December 1999
     
  14. Board of Directors
    California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
    September, 1999 to January, 2006
     
  15. Board of Directors
    California Society of Dermatology and Dermatological Surgery
    March, 2000 to December 2001
     
  16. Nominating Committee
    American Society For Mohs Surgery
    September, 2005 to 2014
        
  17. Board of Directors
    American Society For Mohs Surgery
    January, 2007 to March, 2010
     
  18. Editorial Advisory Board 
    Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology 
    April, 2007 to December, 2015
     
  19. Chief Surgical Editor
    Dermatopedia.com
    March, 2009 to 2012
     
  20. Board of Directors 
    International Member
    Australasian College of Cutaneous Oncology
    August 2015 to present
     

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY FELLOWSHIPS AND MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Dermatology 

American College of Mohs Surgery 

Australasian College of Cutaneous Oncology 

Noah Worcester Dermatological Society


PUBLICATIONS

  1. Steinman, H.K. and Tuteur, P: Streptokinase/Streptodornase for skin testing.  New England Journal of Medicine 300:46‑47, 1979
     
  2. Bernard, J.D., Owen, W.R., Steinman, H.K., Kaplan, L.A., Menkes, A.B., and  Baden, H.P: Inflammatory verrucous epidermal nevus: Epidermal protein analysis in four patients.  Archives of Dermatology 120:214‑215, 1984  
     
  3. Steinman, H.K., Griffiths, W.A.D., and Levene, G.M: Methotrexate in lieu     of razoxane for incapacitating psoriasis.  Lancet i:458‑459, 1984
     
  4. Steinman, H.K:  Bowenoid papulosis.  Archives of Dermatology 120:1508‑1511, 1984
     
  5. Steinman, H.K. and Pappenfort, R.B:  White piedra:  A case report and review of the literature.  Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 9:591‑598, 1984
     
  6. Logan, R., Feher, M.D., and Steinman, H.K:  The prevalence of water induced itching.  British Journal of Dermatology  111:734‑736, 1984
     
  7. Steinman, H.K., Lovell, C.R., and Cronin, E:  Immediate type hypersensitivity to Crataegus monogyna (hawthorne).  Contact Dermatitis  11:321, 1984
     
  8. Steinman, H.K. and Greaves, M.W:  Aquagenic pruritus. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 13:91‑98, 1985
     
  9. Kligman, A.M., Greaves, M.W., and Steinman, H.K:  Water induced itching   without cutaneous signs:  Aquagenic pruritus.  Archives of Dermatology 122:183‑186, 1986
     
  10. Lotti, T.M., Steinman, H.K., Fabbri, P., Greaves, M.W., and Panconesi:  Increaased cutaneous fibrinolytic activity in aquagenic pruritus.  International Journal of Dermatology 25:508‑510, 1986
     
  11. Stotts, J.S. and Steinman, H.K:  Congenital segmental pigmented lesions.   Archives of Dermatology 123:251, 1987
     
  12. Young, L.C., Steinman, H.K:  Acquired ichthyosis in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and Kaposi's sarcoma. Journal of the Academy of Dermatology 16:395‑396, 1987
     
  13. Steinman, H.K., Kobza‑Black, A., Lotti, T.M., Brunetti, L. Panconesi, E., and Greaves, M.W: Polycythaemia rubra vera and water‑induced pruritus:  Blood histamine levels and cutaneous fibrinolytic activity before and after water challenge.  British Journal of Dermatology 116:329‑333, 1987. 
     
  14. Steinman, H.K: Water‑induced pruritus. Clinics in Dermatology 5:41‑48, 1987.
     
  15. Cartwright, L.E. and Steinman, H.K:  Malignant papillary mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testes: cutaneous metastases showing pagetoid epidermal invasion. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology  17:887‑890, 1987.
     
  16. Stotts, J.S., Fang, M.L., Dannaker, C.J., and Steinman, H.S: Fenoprofen-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis. Journal of the American Academy of   Dermatology 18:755‑757, 1988.
     
  17. Scully, P.A., Steinman, H.K., Kennedy, C., Trueblood, K., Frisman, D.M.,      and Voland, J: A.I.D.S. related Kaposi's sarcoma displays differential expression of endothelial surface antigens.  American Journal of Pathology 130:244‑ 251, 1988.
     
  18. Cartwright, L.E. and Steinman, H.K:  Rapidly growing, asymptomatic, subcutaneous nodules.  Archives of Dermatology 124:1559‑1564, 1988. 
     
  19. Fang, M.L., Astarita, R.W., and Steinman, H.K: Cardiac calcifications and yellow papules in a young man.  Archives of Dermatology 124:1559‑1564, 1988.
     
  20. Jones, J.C.R., Steinman, H.K. and Goldsmith, B.A: Hemidesmosomes (HDs), anchoring fibrils (AFs) and intermediate filaments (IFs) in basal cell  carcinoma (BCC).  Journal of Investigative Dermatology 93:662‑671, 1989
     
  21. Darmstadt, G.L. and Steinman, H.K: Mohs micrographic surgery of the head and neck.  Western Journal of Medicine  152:153‑158, 1990 
     
  22. Steinman, H.K: More on Mohs’.  Western Journal of Medicine 153:665-6, 1990
     
  23. Kasch, J.A., Steinman, H.K., Kakita, L.S., and Billon, S.F: How the AAD  should meet the challenges of the future:  establish a House of Delegates (Editorial).  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 23:145‑149, 1990
     
  24. Steinman, H.K: Micrographic Surgery.  Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology 20:88-9, 1994 
     
  25. Grimes, P.E., Atkin, D.H., Cook-Bolden, F.E., Rubin, M.G., and Steinman, H.K:  Evaluating the risks and benefits of treatment modalities for hyperpigmentation. Skin & Aging September (suppl): 3-22, 2005
     
  26. Steinman, H.K: A method for working with displeased patients – B.L.A.S.T.  Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology.  6: 6:25-8, 2013
     
  27. Anderson, S.J., Steinman, H.K., Mazzurco, J.D., and Dixon, A.J: Prolonged adverse events following photodynamic therapy: regulatory implications.  Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 13:62-8, 2014 
     
  28. Dixon, A.J., Anderson, S.J., Mazzurco, J.D., and Steinman, H.K: Novel Photodynamic Therapy Does Not Prevent New Skin Cancers: Randomized Controlled Trial.  Dermatologic Surgery 40:412-9; 2014
     
  29. Dixon, A., Anderson, S., Steinman, H., Nirenberg, A., and Dixon, J.B: Sentinel lymph node biopsy show has a limited role in melanoma management. Australian Family Physician 43:479-80; 2014
     
  30. Dixon, A.J., Nirenberg A., Anderson, S., Steinman, H.K., Dixon, J.B: Sentinel lymph node biopsy – reply. Australian Family Physician 43:665-6, 2014
     
  31. Steinman, H.K. and Dixon, A: Letter To The Editor: “Skin Cancer Is Skin Cancer”: Readers Counter Editorial, Urge Re-assessment of Classifications. Practical Dermatology Sept, 2014: 15
     
  32. Steinman, H.K., Dixon, A., Clever, H: The characteristics of Mohs surgery performed by dermatologists who learned the procedure during residency training or through post-graduate courses and observational preceptorships. Proceedings (Baylor University Medical Center) 29:119–123, 2016 
     
  33. Dixon A, Steinman H, Anderson A, Nirenberg A, Dixon J: Routine usage of sentinel node biopsy must cease. British Journal of Dermatology 175:1340-1341, 2016
     
  34. Dixon ZL, Dixon AJ, Anderson AJ, Dixon MP, Steinman HK, et al: Patients more likely to prefer surgery to novel photodynamic therapy. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Research 7:358-61, 2016
     
  35. Sandoval LF, Steinman H: An Aggressive microcystic adnexal carcinoma infiltrating the sternum.  Journal of Drugs Dermatology 16:611-612, 2017
     
  36. Dixon A, Steinman H, Anderson A, Nirenberg A, Dixon J: Authors’ response to a reply to: Re: Routine usage of sentinel node biopsy in melanoma management must cease.  British Journal of Dermatology 177:579-580, 2017
     
  37. Steinman HK, Dixon A, Zachary CB: Reevaluating Mohs surgery appropriate use criteria for primary superficial basal cell carcinoma. JAMA Dermatology 154(7):755-756, 2018
     
  38. Steinman HK, Dixon A, Zachary CB: Authors reply to: Commentary on Reevaluating Mohs Surgery Appropriate Use Criteria for Primary Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma. JAMA Dermatology  2019;155(3):396-397.
     
  39. Carley SK, Dixon A, Zachary CB, Steinman HK: Revised Mohs surgery care guidelines for squamous cell carcinoma in-situ are overdue. Dermatology Online Journal 2019;5(3):2
     
  40. Dixon AJ, Steinman HK, Nirenberg A, Anderson S, Dixon JB: Cutaneous melanoma: Latest developments. Australia Journal of General Practice 2019 Jun;48(6):349-353.
     
  41. Dixon AJ, Steinman HK, Nirenberg A, Dixon ZL, Anderson S, Dixon JB: Management of invasive melanoma. Australia Journal of General Practice 2019 Jun;48(6):368-372
     
  42. Nirenberg A, Steinman H, Dixon J, Dixon A: Merkel Cell Carcinoma Update: The Case for Two Tumours. Journal of the  European Academy of Dermatology Venereology 2020 Jul;34(7):1425-1431
     
  43. Nirenberg A, Steinman H, Dixon A: Melaoma Extgravascular Migratory Metstasis: An Important Underrecognized Phenomenon. Journal of the  European Academy of Dermatology Venereology 2020 Oct;34(10):e598-e599
     
  44. Steinman HK, Dixon A, Zachary CB. Commentary on "Superficial Basal Cell Cancers Demonstrate Higher Rates of Mixed Histology on High-Risk Anatomical Sites". Dermatologic Surgery 2021;47:708-709
     
  45. Nirenberg A, Steinman H, Dixon A: Keratoacanthoma: Update on the debate. American Journal of Pathology 2021;43:305–307

     

ABSTRACTS

  1. Steinman, H.K. and Greaves, M.W:  Aquagenic Pruritus:  review of 29 cases. British Journal of Dermatology 111 (Suppl 26):15‑16, 1984
     
  2. Jones, J.C.R., Steinman, H.K. and Goldsmith, B.A: Hemidesmosomes (HDs), anchoring fibrils (AFs) and intermediate filaments (IFs) in basal cell carcinoma (BCC).  Journal of Cell Biology 107:792A, 1988.
     
  3. Steinman, H.K., Goldsmith, B.A., Jones, J.C.R: A study of hemidesmosomes, anchoring fibrils, and intermediate filaments in basal cell carcinoma. Joural of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology 15: 459, 1989
       
  4. Adkisson, K. and Steinman, H.K: Pigmented dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans treated with Mohs micrographic surgery. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 64 (Suppl 1): AB167, 2011
     
  5. Scruggs, J.M. and Steinman, H.K: Reduction of interoperative and postoperative pain with trans-wound nerve blocks during Mohs micrographic surgery.  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 66 (Suppl 1): AB211, 2012
     
  6. McCrory, A., Butler, D.F., Fiala, K., Steinman, H.K: Use of high-dose-rate brachytherapy for treatment of recurrent keloids of the ear. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 66 (Suppl 1): AB213, 2012 
     

BOOKS

  1. Gross, K.G., Steinman, H.K., and Rapini, R: Mohs surgery: Fundamentals and techniques  Mosby, Inc., 1999
     
  2. Gross, K.G. and Steinman, H.K: Mohs surgery and histopathology: Beyond the fundamentals Cambridge University Press, 2009
     

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Greaves M.W., Black A.K., Steinman H., Koro O: Urticaria: Recent Advances, pg 227 - 229 in: Dermatology in Five Continents. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 1988
     
  2. Steinman, H.K. and Gross, K.G:  Basic Mohs Technique, pg 7-8, in Mohs surgery: fundamentals and techniques  Mosby, Inc., 1999
     
  3. Steinman, H.K: Indications for Mohs surgery, pg 9 - 14, in Mohs surgery: fundamentals and techniques  Mosby, Inc., 1999
     
  4. Steinman, H.K: Mohs surgical techniques, pg 49 - 66 in Mohs surgery: fundamentals and techniques  Mosby, Inc., 1999
     
  5. Steinman, H.K: Mohs mapping, pg 79 - 90 in Mohs surgery: fundamentals and techniques  Mosby, Inc., 1999 
     
  6. Steinman, H.K: Specimen transport and initial tissue processing, pg 91 - 96 in Mohs surgery: fundamentals and techniques  Mosby, Inc., 1999
     
  7. Gross, K.G. and Steinman, H.K:  Basic approach to interpreting Mohs microscopic slides and basic microscope techniques, pg 139 - 142 in Mohs surgery: fundamentals and techniques  Mosby, Inc., 1999
     
  8. Steinman, H.K: Glossary of selected Mohs surgicay terms, pg 351 - 356 in Mohs surgery: fundamentals and techniques  Mosby, Inc., 1999
     
  9. Steinman, D.A. and Steinman, H.K:  Skin camouflage, pg 107 - 115 in Atlas of Cosmetic Surgery, 2nd Edition  Saunders Elsevier, Inc.  2009 
     
  10. Gross, K.G. and Steinman, H.K: Introduction, in Mohs surgery and histopathology: Beyond the fundamentals Cambridge University Press, 2009 
     
  11. Steinman, H.K: Tissue preparation and chromocoding, in Mohs surgery and histopathology: Beyond the fundamentals Cambridge University Press, 2009 
     
  12. Steinman, H.K: Mohs mapping, in Mohs surgery and histopathology: Beyond the fundamentals Cambridge University Press, 2009
     
  13. Gross, K.G. and Steinman, H.K: Forms and templates for Mohs surgery, in Mohs surgery and histopathology: Beyond the fundamentals Cambridge University Press, 2009
     

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  1. Adkisson, K. and Steinman, H.K: “Pigmented dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans treated with Mohs micrographic surgery.” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, March, 2011
     
  2. Scruggs, J.M. and Steinman, H.K: “Reduction of interoperative and postoperative pain with trans-wound nerve blocks during Mohs micrographic surgery.  American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, March, 2012
     
  3. McCrory, A., Butler, D.F., Fiala, K., Steinman, H.K: Use of high-dose-rate brachytherapy for treatment of recurrent keloids of the ear.  American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, March, 2012
     

AUDIO MEDIA
 

  1. Steinman, H.K: Cosmetic Camouflage. Dialogues in Dermatology 61(5), February 2008. American Academy of Dermatology
     
  2. Greenberg, M. (Host) and Steinman, H.K. (Guest): “Breaking down BLAST: A way to console displeased patients.” ReachMD Podcast. September, 2021. [https://reachmd.com/programs/dermconsult/breaking-down-blast-a-way-to-console-displeased-patients/12735/]
     

ELECTRONIC MEDIA 

  1. Steinman, H.K: “Mohs surgery.” Dermatopedia.com; the dermatology guide for patients  March, 2009  http://www.dermatopedia.com/mohs-surgery/
     
  2. Steinman, D.A. and Steinman, H.K: “Cosmetic Camouflage”  Dermatopedia.com; the dermatology guide for patients  March, 2009 http://www.dermatopedia.com/cosmetic-camouflage/

Howard K. Steinman, M.D.

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