Dana B. Steien, M.D.

Dana B. Steien, M.D., is a pediatric gastroenterologist, with a special interest in nutrition. She helps lead a multidisciplinary team who provides nutritional support for children and adolescents in the Mayo Clinic Children's Hospital and Mayo Clinic. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Malnutrition, intestinal malabsorption and poor weight gain
  • Expertise in managing patients with short bowel syndrome and intestinal failure
  • Gastrointestinal manifestation of Cystic Fibrosis
  • Performing endoscopy, which includes esophagogastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy
  • Empowering parents and patients to play an active role in their medical team
  • Identifying and utilizing techniques to facilitate optimal and efficient communication between all members of a patient's medical team

In addition to her clinic activities, Dr. Steien is involved in several educational and research activities. She provides educational talks and mentorship to fellows, residents and medical students. Dr. Steien is passionate about quality improvement initiatives.

  1. 2016
    Fellowship - Pediatric Clinical NutritionChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
  2. 2015
    Fellowship - Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and NutritionUniversity of Michigan, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
  3. 2012
    Residency - PediatricsMichigan State University, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
  4. 2009
    MDMichigan State University College of Human Medicine
  5. 2003
    BS - Major-Biology and Minor/Certificate in BusinessUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison

Certifications

  1. 2016
    Physician Nutrition SpecialistNational Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists
  2. 2015
    Pediatric GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction AwardAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  2. 2018
    Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction Award American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  3. 2015
    Accepted as a Pediatric Gastroenterology Nutrition Scholar for this conference. NASPGHAN Nutrition University
  4. 2015
    Making a Difference AwardUniversity of Michigan
  5. 2014
    Making a Difference AwardUniversity of Michigan
  6. 2013
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellow Scholar Cedars Sinai Medical Center
  7. 2012
    Most Outstanding Research Poster and Presentation - GR Medical Education Research SymposiumHelen DeVos Children’s Hospital

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    SpecialistNutrition and Milk Room Committee
  2. 2020 - present
    MemberPharmacy Formulary Committee
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberASPEN Pediatric Intestinal Failure Section
  4. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  5. 2012 - 2015
    MentorUniversity of Michigan
  6. 2012 - present
    MemberNorth American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Publications