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Dr. John R. Steinberg

Helping our clients recover, grow and achieve a level of personal development and comfort.

Dr. John R. Steinberg is a native of Baltimore, Maryland, who graduated from the McDonogh School as a National Merit Honors Finalist. He received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Michigan State University with High Honors and was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
After postgraduate work in Biochemistry, Dr. Steinberg received his M.D. from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
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Dr. Steinberg maintains a practice in General Internal Medicine. His practice focuses primarily on general internal medicine with emphasis on addiction medicine, cardiovascular and metabolic disease and on the interface of medicine and psychiatry. He does consulting work for the Maryland Board of Physicians regarding medical records skills enhancement courses and programs. Dr. Steinberg is also board certified by ABAM in Addiction Medicine, having completed the earlier ASAM certification in 1987.
He has held faculty appointments at the University of Maryland in the Departments of Family Medicine and Psychiatry at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor from 1993 and 1986, respectively, through July 1, 2007 and continues to teach, upon occasion, as a volunteer faculty member instructor. His principle teaching responsibilities include topics in noninvasive cardiology, such as hyperlipidemia, hypertension, heart failure, and atherosclerosis; diabetes with a focus on cardiovascular and renal disease; and topics in psychiatry, including depression, addiction medicine topics, anxiety, and sleep disorders. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on these and other subjects. Dr. Steinberg was instrumental in starting the addiction medicine programs at GBMC, serving as the first head of the Division of Addiction Medicine in the Department of Medicine from 1986 though 1991. He was elected and served as President of the Maryland Society of Addiction Medicine from 1990 through 2005. MDSAM is the Maryland Chapter of ASAM. He lectured monthly at Changing Point, Shoemaker, and Father Martin’s Ashley for over twelve years at each in patient program. Dr. Steinberg has interacted with HR and EAP programs and is conversant with workplace issues in alcoholism and addiction.

Addressing each patient’s individual needs

Our Services

Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)

At the Bergand Group, our focus is on the treatment of chemical dependency, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders.

General and Addiction Psychiatry

The Bergand Group provides addiction psychiatry for individuals dealing with alcohol and substance abuse problems that co-occur with psychiatric disorders.

Outpatient Detox/Withdraw Symptom Management

Drug and alcohol detox guides patients through their withdrawal period with medical supervision.

DUI/DWI Educational Programs

The Bergand Group offers DUI/DWI educational programs for individuals that have been issued a DUI or DWI in the state of Maryland.

Group Therapy

Addiction, as with many other mental disorders, is often best treated in a group format, especially in the early recovery and treatment process.

Medication Management

The Bergand Group has a drug free/abstinence philosophy as the foundation to addiction treatment.

Psychoeducational Programs

Keep up with The Bergand Group for special psychoeducational educational programs, which are often conducted by our nationally known educators.

Relapse Prevention

The Bergand Group provides support throughout the entire recovery process for our clients.

Offices in Baltimore and Harford County

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