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Timothy B. Steinhoff, MD

Director, Psychosocial Oncology

Timothy Steinhoff, MD, is a psychiatrist who sees patients in the psycho-oncology program at the Lifespan Cancer Institute as well as inpatients at Rhode Island Hospital on the consult-liaison psychiatry service. He is on faculty at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

He earned his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, followed by an internship in internal medicine and a year of training in combined neurology/psychiatry, both at The Rhode Island Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Steinhoff continued his professional training with a residency in psychiatry at Butler Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, serving as chief resident. In addition, he completed fellowship training in psychosocial oncology and consult-liaison psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital/The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard Medical School.

With research interests focusing on the intersection of medical and psychiatric illness and the role of psychiatric care in the cancer population, he has co-authored research articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Steinhoff is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, Rhode Island Psychiatric Society, American Neuropsychiatric Association, and the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. In addition, he is a member of the Alpha Sigma Nu, Phi Kappa Phi, and Phi Beta Kappa honor societies.




Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services for Adults, Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital Main Building/Zecchino Pavillion (directions)
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  Temple University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship:  Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Internship:  Rhode Island Hospital
  • Residency:  Butler Hospital
  • Residency:  Rhode Island Hospital