Alicja Steiner, MD

Pain Management Physician located in Banker's Hill, San Diego, CA

Dr. Alicja Steiner is a leading anesthesiologist and pain management specialist in San Diego, CA, providing patients in the Greater San Diego metropolitan area with skilled, compassionate care for a broad range of medical issues. Dr. Steiner is committed to ensuring each patient receives customized treatment based on their individual health needs and goals. Her dedication to learning new skills means every patient has access to the most advanced care options so they can feel confident they'll receive the most appropriate care for optimal outcomes.

As a pain management specialist, Dr. Steiner offers treatment for back and neck pain, chronic headaches and migraines, fibromyalgia, pain from accidents and trauma, cancer-related pain, and pain syndromes like reflex sympathetic dystrophy. She also helps patients achieve optimal health by offering weight loss and nutritional guidance and physical therapy services for patients with chronic and acute pain issues.

After completing her undergraduate degree in Poland, Dr. Steiner earned her medical degree at the Medical University of Warsaw where she was named junior lecturer in the Department of Human Anatomy and Biochemistry, then completed an internship at the Postgraduate Medical Center of The Military Medical School. She completed a residency in general surgery at the Cabrini Medical Center in New York City, and a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in pain management at New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Steiner has been widely published and has lectured extensively, and was twice honored with the Physician’s Recognition Award Of the American Medical Association. She is a member of the American Pain Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, San Diego County Medical Society and the National Utilization, Choice Care.

Dr. Steiner accepts all major insurance and the languages spoken in the office include English, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese and Tagalog.

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Alicja Steiner, MD

Dr. Alicja Steiner is a leading anesthesiologist and pain management specialist in San Diego, CA, providing patients in the Greater San Diego metropolitan area with skilled, compassionate care for a broad range of medical issues. Dr. Steiner is committed to ensuring each patient receives customized treatment based on their individual health needs and goals. Her dedication to learning new skills means every patient has access to the most advanced care options so they can feel confident they'll receive the most appropriate care for optimal outcomes.

As a pain management specialist, Dr. Steiner offers treatment for back and neck pain, chronic headaches and migraines, fibromyalgia, pain from accidents and trauma, cancer-related pain, and pain syndromes like reflex sympathetic dystrophy. She also helps patients achieve optimal health by offering weight loss and nutritional guidance and physical therapy services for patients with chronic and acute pain issues.

After completing her undergraduate degree in Poland, Dr. Steiner earned her medical degree at the Medical University of Warsaw where she was named junior lecturer in the Department of Human Anatomy and Biochemistry, then completed an internship at the Postgraduate Medical Center of The Military Medical School. She completed a residency in general surgery at the Cabrini Medical Center in New York City, and a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in pain management at New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Steiner has been widely published and has lectured extensively, and was twice honored with the Physician’s Recognition Award Of the American Medical Association. She is a member of the American Pain Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, San Diego County Medical Society and the National Utilization, Choice Care.

Dr. Steiner accepts all major insurance and the languages spoken in the office include English, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese and Tagalog.


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What we offer

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Our Mission

Using the most advanced medical and surgical treatment available, our mission is to provide patients with timely recovery while offering comprehensive and cost-effective pain management care in convenient and comfortable facilities.

We would like to be a resource that serves patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals to help alleviate unnecessary suffering by leading efforts to advance the standards of pain care through treatment, education and advocacy.

We strive to provide the highest quality care using the latest technology and techniques combined with old-fashioned concern, respect and care for our patients.

We promote integrative medicine which is a form of medical practice that integrates alternative medicine therapies with therapies practiced by mainstream medicine.

We consider it a privilege that you have chosen us to be your health care specialist. 

We would like to give you back hope, health and happiness.

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Prior Experience in Anesthesiology and Pain Management

Dr. Steiner has served as a faculty member at the following institutions:

  • Harvard University (Boston, MA)
  • University of California, San Diego (San Diego, CA)

She also lectures and collaborates on teaching medical students Midwestern University Didactic.

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Professional Memberships

Dr. Steiner is an active member of the following professional groups:

  • American Pain Society
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • San Diego County Medical Society
  • The National Utilization Choice Care
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Community Service Projects

Dr. Steiner is an active member of the community. She supports the Mission of Father Joe and fundraises for the City Ballet of San Diego.

Proceeds from our Gala fund City Ballet's education programs, which include: 

  • Discover a Dancer program provides free year-round ballet instruction for disadvantaged children and youth at risk. This program offers a creative alternative to violence, gang association substance abuse and leaving school early for low income children.

 

  • Ballet Goes to School program offers a complete ballet eduaction package for school children, including in-theater performances with teacher instruction packages and fun as well as informative in-school assemblies that give children a special, close-up look into the world of ballet. The current program of "The Ugly Duckling" offers an anti-bullying theme. 


  • Outreach Programs are specially designed to amke ballet accessible to everyone in San Diego County with free and low-cost concerts throughout the county. Additionally, City Ballet volunteers its services by participating in many art festivals each year, reaching even more of our population. 


  • Summer Intensive is an annual 3-week summer program that offers dedicated, career-minded ballet students the opportunity to study with some of the finest ballet instructors assembled on the West Coast. Guest artists this summer include: Maria Kowroski (prima ballerina with New York City Ballet), Paloma Herrera (prima ballerina with American Ballet Theatre) and Jonathan Stafford (formerly with New York City Ballet). 

 

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Careers

Are you an over achiever? Take the necessary steps to join our team.

We are always looking for great candidates and are currently seeking to add highly qualified professionals to our growing company for various positions. 

We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits package. Apply by emailing your resume to cestrada@steinermd.com 

**We are a Drug-Free work Place

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

We accept all PPO insurance, Medicare, and others. For your convenience, we've created a short list of just some of the providers we accept. If you do not see your insurance provider listed on our site, please call our office to confirm coverage.

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Cigna
Community Health Group
Coventry Health Care
Health Net
Medicare
Molina Healthcare
UnitedHealthcare
Vantage Medical Group
Location
Alicja Steiner, MD
2100 Fifth Avenue, Suite 200
Banker's Hill

San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-948-8464
Fax: 619-501-4806
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619-948-8464

Alicja Steiner, MD
2100 Fifth Avenue
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92101