Kyle J Steinman, MD, MAS

Kyle J Steinman, MD, MAS


  • Biography

    Kyle Steinman, MD, MAS, is a pediatric neurologist, specializing in pediatric behavioral and cognitive neurology, with a particular emphasis on disorders of language and language development. In addition to children with neurologic disorders causing language and cognitive challenges, he cares for children functional neurologic symptom disorder (FNSD) and with general pediatric neurological disorders. He is an Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Washington.

    Dr. Steinman earned his BA in Psychology with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles, for medical school. Dr. Steinman completed Pediatrics residency at Childrens Hospital Oakland, followed by residency in Neurology/Child Neurology and clinical fellowship in Behavioral Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Steinman also earned a Masters of Advanced Studies degree in Clinical Research at UC San Francisco. Dr. Steinman was a faculty member at UC San Francisco prior to his recruitment to Seattle Childrens and UW in 2011. Dr. Steinman provides care to patients in the Seattle Childrens interdisciplinary Brain & Language Clinic, general neurology clinic, and Autism Center, and in outreach clinics in Yakima, WA. Dr. Steinmans research focuses on understanding brain differences that underlie language and cognitive functioning in individuals with autism and other neurologic disorders.

    Board Certification(s)

    Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry


    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


    Children's Hospital Oakland, Oakland, CA
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

    Clinical Interests

    Language and cognitive disorders resulting from neurologic disease (e.g. stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain cancer); developmental speech and language disorders; autistic spectrum disorders; functional neurologic symptoms disorder (FNSD); other neurologic conditions with associated cognitive and behavioral dysfunction.

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