Mary Beth Steinfeld, M.D.

Mary Beth J. Steinfeld, M.D.


Pediatric Child Development & Behavior




  • Associate Clinical Professor


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UC Davis MIND Institute

2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

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


Child Development and Behavior

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital
UC Davis MIND Institute


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.