Mariner Health Central Solidifies Its Commitment to Providing Patient-Centered Consulting Services by Retaining Dr. Karl Steinberg as Its First Chief Medical Officer
Mariner Health Central, Inc. solidified its commitment to providing patient-centered consulting services to its client facilities by retaining Dr. Karl Steinberg as its first Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Steinberg’s impressive bio includes an AB in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Harvard College, an MD from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and a Family Medicine Residency at the University of California, San Diego – School of Medicine. He is also board certified in Family Medicine and in Hospice & Palliative Medicine, and is a Certified Medical Director and Certified Hospice Medical Director. Dr. Steinberg has served as the Medical Director for skilled nursing and hospice facilities in the San Diego area since 1995 and is a practicing physician with Scripps Coastal Medical Center in Vista, California. He is also a thought-leader in the long-term care arena, having served as the Chair of the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California, the president of the California Association of Long Term Care Medicine, and a member of the California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF) Government Relations Committee. On a national level, Dr. Steinberg has served on the Board of Directors of AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, where he is currently chair of the Public Policy Committee and editor-in-chief of their monthly periodical, Caring for the Ages.