Dr. Edgar S Steinitz MD Physiatrist

Dr. Edgar Steinitz is a physiatrist in Tacoma, Washington and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Clare Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Steinitz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at St. Clare Hospital and one of 10 at St. Joseph Medical Center who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine

Clinical Interests: Eletrodiagnostic Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1979–1981

University of Washington
Internship, Transitional Year, 1978–1979

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 1978


Other Training, Chemistry, 1970–1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

WA State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Alpha Omega Alpha National Honorary Medical Society
1978

AOA - Honorary Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha
1978

Best Rehabilitation Student Award, UC College of Medicine
1978

Best Student Award, Case Western Reserve University
1978

Dean's List
1971

Dramatic Arts Award
1974

Publications & Presentations

The Role of EDX – EMG/NCS in Spine Surgery
2014 2 9

Role of Electrodiagnosis – EMG/NCS & SEP & DSEP in Neuro- Musculoskeletal Diagnosis & Treatment. Franciscan Health System-West
2010 5 13

Electrodiagnosis & Treatment of Ankle & Foot Peripheral Entrapment Neuropathies: Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome & variants vs. Generalized Peripheral Neuropathy
2010 4 27

See all 23 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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