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Mary Beth J. Steinfeld, M.D. View profile as PDF

Mary Beth J. Steinfeld

Clinical Interests

Typical and atypical child development; diagnosis and management of autism spectrum and other deveopmental disorders; feeding disorders and failure to thrive in infants and young children; preterm and other high risk infant deveopmental follow up; infant mental health.


Associate Clinical Professor


Pediatric Child Development & Behavior



Child Development and Behavior


UC Davis MIND Institute
2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, 1981


Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1981-84


University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1987-90

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, 1986
American Board of Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral, 2002

Professional Memberships:

International Society for Autism Research
Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Society for Research in Child Development

Select Recent Publications:

Byrd RS, Zwerdling T, Moghaddam B, Pinter JD, Steinfeld MB. Monosomy 21q22.11-q22.13 presenting as a Fanconi anemia phenotype. Am J Med Genet A. 2011 Jan;155A(1):120-5. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.33801.

Ozonoff S, Iosif AM, Baguio F, Cook IC, Hill MM, Hutman T, Rogers SJ, Rozga A, Sangha S, Sigman M, Steinfeld MB, Young GS. A prospective study of the emergence of early behavioral signs of autism. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2010 Mar;49(3):256-66.e1-2.

Ozonoff S, Young GS, Steinfeld MB, Hill MM, Cook I, Hutman T, Macari S, Rogers SJ, Sigman M. How early do parent concerns predict later autism diagnosis? J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2009 Oct;30(5):367-75.

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