University of Missouri School of Medicine MU Health School of Medicine

William Steinmann, MD

Professor Emeritus

Clinical Profile

Clinical and Research Interests

General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Department: Internal Medicine
Office Phone: (573) 884-9066
Office Address: One Hospital Drive, DC043.00
Columbia, MO


  • Director of Research, General Internal Medicine
  • Director, General Internal Medicine Fellowship
  • Director, Clinical Research, MU School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1989

Councils & Committees

  • Curriculum Board Committee
  • University Hospital Clinical Operations Committee


  • Fellow in Primary Care, General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Research Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Secondary appointment, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Research Medicine University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Milbank Memorial Fund Scholar, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Green College, Oxford University, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania


  • University of Nebraska and Affiliated Hospitals, Nebraska

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Doctors in America, 2009
  • University of Missouri School of Medicine Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award, 2008
  • The Best Doctors in America, 2007
  • Musser Burch Society Tulane University School of Medicine, 1991-2006
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1998-2006
  • Tulane University Health Sciences Center Award for Outstanding Achievement and Commitment to Excellence in Competitive Research Awards, 2004
  • Louisiana State Board of Regents Eminent Scholars designee, 2002
  • New Orleans Magazine – Top Doctors in Local Medicine for Internal Medicine, 2000
  • Town and Country Magazine – Outstanding Primary Care Physicians in the U.S. 1999-2000

Professional Societies

  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • American College of Physicians


Selected Publications

  • Hypoglycemia: A Possible Link between Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Dyslipidemia, and Heart and Kidney Disease (the Cardiorenal Syndrome). Ensling, M., Steinmann, W.C., Whaley-Connell, A. CardioRenal Medicine (online),1:67-74, 2011.

  • Linking Clinic Patients to Internet-based Condition-specific Information Prescriptions. E. Coberly, SA Boren, JW Davis, AL McConnell, R Chitima-Matsiga, B Ge, RA Logan, WC Steinmann, RH Hodge. J Med Libr Assoc. 98(2):160-4, 2010.

  • Interobserver Repeatability of Heidelberg Retinal Flowmetry Using Pixel-by-Pixel Analysis. Zion, Itay Ben MD; Harris, Alon MSc, PhD; Moore, Danny MD; Werne, Adam MD; Ralstin, Matthew MD; Siesky, Brent PhD; McCranor, Lynne BSc (Hons) (Equiv); Rospigliosi, Carlos MD; Steinmann, William MD; Katz, L. Jay MD; Garzozi, Hanna J. MD. Journal of Glaucoma, 18(4):280-83, 2009

  • Survival Impact of Integrative Cancer Care in Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer. Keith I. Block, Charlotte Gyllenhaal, Debu Tripathy, Sally Freels, Mark N. Mead, Penny B. Block, William C. Steinmann, Robert A. Newman, Jacob Shoham. The Breast Journal, 15(4):357-66, 2009

  • Knowledge about glaucoma and barriers to follow-up care in a community glaucoma screening program. Altangerel Undraa; Nallamshetty Hema S; Uhler Tara; Fontanarosa Joann; Steinmann William C; Almodin Juliana M; Chen Brian H; Henderer Jeffrey D. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, 44(1):66-9, 2009

  • The effect of personality on measures of quality of life related to vision in Glaucoma patients. Warrian, K.J., Spaeth, G.L., Lankaranian, D., Lopes, J.F., Steinmann, W.C. Br J Ophthalmol, 93(3): 310-315, 2009

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