Steven B. Feinstein, MD, is professor of medicine and director of echocardiography for the Section of Cardiology. Feinstein received his medical doctorate degree from the University of Minnesota, completed a residency in internal medicine at MichaelReeseHospital and MedicalCenter in Chicago, and completed a fellowship in cardiology at the University of California-Los Angeles/Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospitals in Los Angeles, Calif.
Feinstein served as an associate professor of medicine in the Section of Cardiology at the University of Chicago Medical Center and director of noninvasive cardiology at Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital of the University of Chicago until 1992, when he became associate chief of cardiology and chief of cardiovascular research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Feinstein is recognized as one of the leading investigators in the world in the development and study of noninvasive contrast echocardiography techniques. His pioneering work includes the invention of the first FDA-approved ultrasound contrast agent, which enables physicians to utilize safe, noninvasive ultrasound techniques to diagnose cardiac abnormalities.
Feinstein is an NIH-funded investigator, has received numerous medical and scientific awards, and has authored more than 240 articles and book chapters. His clinical interests include noninvasive diagnostic testings and preventive cardiology