Daniel A Steigelman


Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Transitional Year Program Director
Location: San Antonio Military Medical Center, TX
Research Interests:
Venom hypersensitivity
Office Phone


University of California, Berkeley, BS, 1999
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, MD, 2004
SAUSHEC Pediatrics Residency, 2007
SAUSHEC Allergy / Immunology Fellowship, 2014


A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and commissioned by its Naval ROTC program, he attended medical school at USUHS and there transferred to the US Air Force. He completed pediatric residency at SAUSHEC and was Chief of Residents following graduation. As a general pediatrician at Wilford Hall Medical Center he acted as the USUHS MS-III Clerkship Coordinator and deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Dr. Steigelman was then assigned to Travis AFB as Medical Director for the Pediatric Clinic and served as rotation coordinator for Family Medicine residents and physician assistant students, returning to Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center for SAUSHEC’s Allergy and Immunology Fellowship and has remained in its faculty. As staff allergist he has served as Immunizations OIC and Assistant Program Director of the Transitional Year Program before assuming the Program Director position.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Program Director, SAUSHEC Transitional Year Program, 2016 - present

Assistant Program Director, SAUSHEC Transitional Year Program, 2015-2016

Faculty, SAUSHEC Allergy and Immunology Fellowship, 2014 - present

Assistant Professor of Medicine (secondary), USUHS, 2014 - present

Pediatrician, Craig Joint Theater Hospital, Bagram AB, Jul 2009 - Jan 2010

Faculty, SAUSHEC Pediatric Residency, 2008-2010

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, USUHS, 2008 - present

Chief of Residents, SAUSHEC Pediatric Residency, 2007-2008


Steigelman DA, Freeman TM. Imported fire ant allergy: case presentation and review of incidence, prevalence, diagnosis, and current treatment. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol, Oct 2013; 111(4):242-5. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2013.07.006

Pace S, Steigelman D, Norton SA, Krivda S. Field-based PCR for rapid diagnosis of cutaneous anthrax in the deployed setting using the joint biological agent identification and diagnostic system. Military Medicine, Aug 2013; 178(8):e944-7. doi: 10.7205/MILMED-D-13-00062.

Steigelman DA, LaShell MS. Alternatives to chlorinated pools for those with asthma and allergic rhinitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol, Aug 2011; 107(2):183-4. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2011.05.015.