James W. Steiner, MD, FAAFP

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I believe the patient must come first. As a physician practicing in the 21st century, my goal is to provide the best possible care with compassion and dignity while never forgetting that the patient is a real person. I know this goal can best be achieved by personalized medical care for each of my patients. I want the best for my patients' health now and in the future.

Physician Profile


Carroll College
Helena, MT
Bachelor of Arts, Biology 1976
Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society
Medical School
University of Washington Medical School
Seattle, WA
Doctorate of Medicine 1980
Scottsdale Healthcare
Scottsdale, AZ
Family Practice 1983
Chief Resident 1982-1983
Outstanding Third Year Resident 1983

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Clinical Education Experience of Nurse Practitioners, University of Phoenix 2007-present
Clinical Education Experience of Nurse Practitioners, Internship Program, Arizona State University College of Nursing & Healthcare Innovation 2010

Hospital Affiliations

Scottsdale Healthcare
- Osborn Medical Center
- Shea Medical Center

Research Experience

Clinical Researcher
- Open Label Voltaren Trial 1988
- Open Label Avelox Trial 2000

Community Service

Past Chairman, Scottsdale Healthcare Family Practice Committee, Osborn Medical Center
Past Member, Arizona Academy of Family Physicians Education Committee
Past Clinical Instructor, Scottsdale Healthcare Family Practice Residency Program


Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Lewis

    Dr. Steiner has been taking care of me for many years and I feel a great sense of relief knowing he is my physician, especially as...

  • Member: Louis

    Dr. Steiner and his staff provide the best in timely medical care. I am 75 and have continued to work as a Consulting Engineer in...

  • Member: Larry

    I am indeed fortunate to have Dr. Steiner as my primary care physician. He is responsive, an extremely careful listener, and a mos...

  • Member: Florine

    Dr. Steiner is a blessing and I cannot imagine this time in my life without him. During an early morning emergency room visit in 2...