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Joshua P. Steiner, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Director of Bariatric Surgery
Joshua P. Steiner, MD


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Conditions treated

    Obesity,  Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD),  Hiatal hernia,  Gastrointestinal and small bowel tumors,  Gallbladder disease,  Abdominal wall hernias
  • About

    Dr. Joshua Steiner is Director of Bariatric Surgery at UK HealthCare. He is an experienced bariatric surgeon and advanced laparoscopic general surgeon. Steiner has expertise in endoscopic and laparoscopic bariatric surgery and minimally invasive approaches for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). He is dedicated to studying and researching the disease of obesity. Steiner sees patients at UK HealthCare - Turfland.

    Steiner and his wife have three sons and spend most of their free time at their children's football games and martial arts tournaments. He enjoys watching his children compete and seeing the friendships they've developed through sports and competition.

    Personal Statement

    "I treat every patient like they are a member of my family and give them the time and care I would expect to be given to me and my family."

    Faculty Rank

    Assistant Professor of Surgery


    Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.


    General Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.


    Endoscopic Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Surgery

  • Procedures performed

    • Weight-loss surgery
    • Advanced intra-abdominal surgery
    • Advanced laparoscopic general surgery
    • Laparoscopic gastric bypass
    • Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
    • Conversion to laparoscopic gastric bypass or laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy from LAP band
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