Dr. Susan Steigerwalt is a recently retired associate professor of medicine at the University of Michigan, and a nephrologist and clinical hypertension specialist with St. Clair Specialty Physicians in Detroit, where she served as director of research and the hypertension clinic.
Dr. Steigerwalt received her medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and completed her residency at Detroit General Hospital, where she served as chief resident. She held fellowships at Wayne State University and Henry Ford Hospital.
A past president of Physicians for a National Health Program, Dr. Steigerwalt has been active in the single-payer movement in Michigan, and nationally, since 1992. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Hypertension, and she has been named a “Best Doctor” by Hour Detroit magazine.