Julia Steinberger, MD, MS

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Julia Steinberger

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-626-2755

Fax 612-626-2467

Mailing Address:
Pediatric Cardiology
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-401
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Kari Murdy, RD, LD

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Division Director, Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiologist

MD, Tel-Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Residency in Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

MS, Clinical Research, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN


Dr. Steinberger is a Professor and Division Director in Pediatric Cardiology. She is the Director of the Pediatric Lipid Clinic at the University of Minnesota, Medical Director of the Pediatric Echocardiography Laboratory at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and Director of Research at the University of Minnesota National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health

Dr. Steinberger earned her MD degree at Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University in Israel and completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Golda Medical Center, Hasharon Hospital, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University in Israel. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Minnesota and obtained a Master's degree in Clinical Research, School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Steinberger’s research interests are focused on clinical and epidemiologic studies of metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, and cardiovascular risk factors in children and young adults. She has been and continues to be funded by the NIH in these studies. She currently serves on several committees of the American Heart Association and on expert panels in areas of preventive cardiology.

Awards & Recognition

  • Minneapolis - St. Paul "Top Doctors" (2018, 2020, 2021)
  • Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors” (2016-2018, 2021)
  • Best Doctors in America® (2007-2010, 2011-2012, 2013)
  • Dwan Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiology (2008-2018)
  • Dwan Endowed Professorship, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota (2006-2008)
  • Professional Associations

    • American Heart Association
    • Council on Cardiovascular Diseases of the Young
    • Committee on Atherosclerosis, Obesity and Hypertension in the Young, Chair elected


    Research Funding Grants

    Recipient of two NIH R01 grants: 1) Metabolic Syndrome in childhood cancer survivors; 2) Cardiovascular risk and insulin resistance: age 7-40.



    Pediatric Specialty Care-Discovery Clinic;Pediatric Specialty Care-St. Paul

    Board Certifications

    • American Board of Pediatrics
    • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology

    Clinical Interests

    Echocardiography; Hyperlipidemia; Preventive Cardiology