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Martin T. Stein

Professor of Pediatrics
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Clinical and Teaching Interests

Martin T. Stein is a subspecialty board certified, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician.



University of California, Berkeley, B.A. History


University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, M.D.


Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY Pediatric Residency

Honors and Awards


Special Achievement Award, Dept. of Pediatrics, UC Irvine

1978 & 1980

Outstanding Teacher Award (from medical students) UCSD School of Medicine


Outstanding Teacher Award, UCSD Department of Family Medicine


Arnold Gold Humanism in Medicine Award, UCSD


Anderson Aldrich Award (AAP) for contributions in the areas of child development

Most Recent Publications

  • Stein MT, Bergman DA, Coker TR. Rethinking Well-Child Care. Pediatric Update 30 (12); 1-10, 2010.
  • Bussing R, Siddiqu S, Janicke DM, Harbert MJ, Trauner D, Taylor T, Stein MT. Late onset autistic symptoms and other fluctuating behaviors. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 30(6),593-596, 2009.
  • Stein MT, Lukasik M: “Developmental screening and assessment in infants, toddlers and preschool children” in Crocker A, Carey W, Coleman W, Feldman H. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (4th edition). Philadelphia: Mosby Elevier, 2009.
  • Taylor L, Stein MT. Physical growth and development; Willies-Jacobo L, Stein MT. Headaches; Stein MT. Benjamin Spock; Liu YH, Stein MT. Health screening; Stein MT. Health supervision in Shweder RA, Bidell TR, Dailey AC, Dixon SD, Miller PJ, Modell J. eds. The Child: An Encyclopedic Companion. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
  • Blum NJ, Bird, LM., Stein, MT. Global Developmental Delay in a 10-Month-Old Infant Boy. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 30(1):72-74, 2009.
  • Siegel B, Chan C, Willies-Jacobo, L, Stein, MT. Culture Clash: A Missed Opportunity. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 30(2):154-157, 2009.
  • Weitzman CC, Schlegel S, Murphy, N, Antommaria AM, Brosco JP, Stein MT. When clinicians and a parent disagree on the extent of medical care. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 30(3), 2009.
  • Tanner JL, Stein MT, Olson LM, Frintner MP, Redecki L. Reflections on well-child care: a national study of pediatric clinicians. Pediatrics 124: 849-857, 2009.
  • Radecki L, Olson, LM, Frintner MP, Tanner, JL, Stein MT. What do families want from well-child care? Including parents in the rethinking discussion. Pediatrics 124:858-865, 2009.
  • Tang BG, Feldman HM, Paden C, Israeli Nili, Stein MT. Delayed recognition of profound hearing loss in a 7-year-old girl with a neurological condition. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 30(4), 327-330, 2009.
  • Ireland R, Weisbart C, Dubowitz H, Rowe J, Stein MT. When family drawings reveal vulnerabilities and resilience. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 30(5), 474-477., 2009.
  • Stein MT. “Strategies to enhance developmental and behavioral services in primary care” in Wolraich ML, Drotar DD, Dworkin PH, Perrin EC. Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: Evidence and Practice. Philadelphia: Mosby Elevier, 2008
  • Snyder, DM, Miller, K, Stein MT. It Looks Like Autism: Caution in Diagnosis Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 29(1):47-50, 2008.
  • Hong J, Schonwald A, Stein MT. Barking Vocalizations and Shaking Movements in a 13-Year Old Girl. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 29(2): 135-137, 2008.
  • GuptaVB, Willert J, Pian, M, Stein MT. When Disclosing a Serious Diagnosis to a Minor Conflicts with Family Values. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics: 29(3):231-33, 2008.
  • Snyder DM, Goodlin-Jones, BL, Pionk, M J, Stein, MT. Inconsolable Night-Time Awakening: Beyond Night Terrors. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 29(4):311-312, 2008.
  • Olson LM, Tanner JL, Stein MT, Radecki L. Well Child Care: Looking Back, Looking Forward. Pediatric Annals 37(4), 2008.
  • Sedberry D, Tarbell S, Stein MT. An Early Adolescent With Externalizing Behaviors, School Failure and a Colostomy. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 29(5):414-416, 2008.
  • Stein, MT, Drahota A, Chavira, DA. Ian: A 7-Year Old With Prenatal Drug Exposure and Early Exposure to Family Violence. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 29(6):512-515, 2008.
  • Stein, MT, Carin Cunningham, Ingrid Tuxhowrn, Prakash Kotagal, William Bingaman, Sarah Anaya. Epilepsy Surgery in an 9-Year-Old Boy with Intractable Seizures. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 28(4): 330-333, 2007.
  • Stein, MT, Ann Garland, Marilyn Augustyn. Disruptive and Oppositional Behavior in an 11-Year-Old Boy. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 28(5): 406-408, 2007.
  • Stein, MT, Jeremy Hirst, Emmanuel Mignot. Episodic Hypersomnia and Unusual Behaviors in a 14-Year Old Adolescent. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 28(6): 475-477, 2007.
  • Dixon, S, Stein, MT: Encounters with Children: Pediatric Behavior and Development. St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier; 2006 (4th edition).