James Paul Steinberg, MD

Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine

Chief Medical Officer

Emory University Hospital Midtown

Office: MOT 5th Fl 4403

Phone: 404-686-8910

Fax: 404-686-4953

Email: jstei02@emory.edu


Administrative appointments
  • Chief Medical Officer at Emory University Hospital Midtown
  • Hospital Epidemiologist at Emory University Hospital Midtown

Medical service contributions

  • Attending physician on the Infectious Diseases consultation service at Emory University Hospital Midtown Hospital
  • Outpatient service at the Emory Healthcare Infectious Diseases clinic

Formal Teaching

  • Medical Student Teaching
    • Lecturer in the Medical Pharmacology course
    • Mentor for Problem-Based Learning course
  • Graduate Program
    • Weekly ID case conferences
    • Annual lecturer at Medical Grand Rounds
    • Infectious Diseases Fellows didactic course


  • Epidemiology and prevention of nosocomial infections particularly bloodstream infections.
  • Prevention of surgical site infections.
  • Bloodstream infections, including intravascular device-related infections, occurring in the hospital and non-hospital settings.
  • Healthcare worker safety.
  • Hepatitis C and HIV co-infection in persons with hemophilia.