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Howard Steiner, M.D.

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  • Instructor of Medicine


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine more


Dr. Howard Steiner is an instructor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He has been practicing pulmonary and sleep consultative medicine since 1989. In his role as a diagnostician, he guides the evaluation and management of respiratory problems including infectious, malignant, allergic, autoimmune, and sleep-related disorders. 

He has been part-time faculty in the Johns Hopkins Pulmonary Division since 1991, is a Fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians, and mentors medical students, residents, and pulmonary fellows training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. more


  • Instructor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Maryland School of Medicine (1983)


  • Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1986)


  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; Yale-New Haven Hospital (1989)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine) (1989)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1986)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease) (1988)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Sleep Medicine) (2007)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Steiner H, Ingbar DI. Mechanisms of lung injury and repair. In:  Matthay RA, Matthay MA, Wiedemann HP eds. Annual Review of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Hanley & Belfus (Philadelphia, 1989), pp 205-223.

Steiner H, Lwebuga-Mukasa JS. A549 cells display distinct functional and morphologic properties depending on their culture substratum. J Cell Biol 107:71a, 1989.

Lwebuga-Mukasa JS, Steiner H. Monoclonal antibody to rat lung Maclura Pomifera agglutinin (MPA) lectin binding glycoprotein localizes apically on rat and human type II pneumocytes and Clara cells. J Cell Biol 107:71a, 1989.

Steiner H, Lwebuga-Mukasa JS. A549 cells produce a factor which is Mitogenic for human lung fibroblasts. Amer Rev Resp Dis 139:A492 1989.

Steiner H, McBean GJ, Kohler C, Roberts PJ, Schwarcz R. Ibotenate Induced neuronal degeneration in immature rat brain. Brain Research 307:117-124, 1984.

Roberts PJ, McBean GJ, Steiner H, Kohler C, Schwarcz R. Lesioning Effects of Ibotenate in the immature rat brain and protection by 2-amino-7 phosphonoheptanoic acid. Soc Neurosci Abst 9:261, 1983.

Contact for Research Inquiries

Johns Hopkins Green Spring Station
10755 Falls Road
Pavilion I, Suite 200
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-583-7124

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