Barry Steinmetz, M.D., is a pediatric gastroenterologist. He is board-certified
in pediatrics with additional sub-board certifications in gastroenterology,
hepatology and nutrition. In addition, he serves as an associate clinical
professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Steinmetz received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine
in Houston, Tex., where he also completed his pediatric residency. He
completed his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at UCLA Children's Hospital.
Dr. Steinmetz has received several research grants, and his research has
appeared in multiple publications. Since joining Miller Childrens in 2002,
he has won several awards including outstanding faculty and doctor of
the year. Most recently, he received the 2009 Munzer Family Award from
the Memorial Medical Center Foundation and the 2009 Outstanding Faculty
of the Year Award at Miller Childrens.
Dr. Steinmetz is an active member of several medical societies and organizations,
including the American College of Gastroenterology, the North American
Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and the
American Gastroenterology Association.
He currently lives in Tustin, Calif., with his wife and two daughters.