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Leah S. Millstein, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:


Secondary Appointment(s):



419 W. Redwood Street, 600

Phone (Primary):

(667) 214-1500

Phone (Secondary):

(410) 328-5196


(410) 328-3577

Education and Training

  • Medical School: State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Combined Residency) at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and University Hospital at Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics


Dr. Millstein attended the State University of New York at Buffalo for medical school before completing an internal medicine and pediatrics residency at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and University Hospital at Case Western Reserve in 2005. She served as a 5th year chief resident for internal medicine and pediatrics at Rainbow Babies/Case before accepting a pediatric hospitalist position at Baltimore-Washington Medical Center in Maryland. She joined the University of Maryland in 2008 and is currently an Assistant Professor in both Medicine and Pediatrics.  She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.  She is the Med/Peds Assistant Residency Program Director, and in 2011 she joined the pediatric education leadership team as the Associate Residency Program Director for Pediatrics.

Dr. Millstein is actively involved in both inpatient and outpatient internal medicine, inpatient pediatrics, and teaching of medical students and residents. Since joining the University of Maryland, Dr. Millstein has received the Ambulatory Medicine Teacher of the Year Award by the Department of Medicine and was a co-investigator in a national grant awarded by the Picker Foundation. Dr Millstein’s current research interests include resident education, transitions of care, and quality improvement in primary care.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Resident Education, Transitions of Care, Pediatric Illnesses in Adults

Highlighted Publications

  1. Ross AC, Toltzis P, O’Riordan MA, Millstein L, Sands T, Redpath A, John C. Frequency and Risk Factors for Deep Focus of Infection in Children with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 2008 May;27(5):396-9.
  2. Lewin LO,Beraho L, Dolan S, Millstein L, Bowman D. Interrater reliability of an oral case presentation rating tool in a pediatric clerkship. Teach Learn Med. 2013;25(1):31-8.
  3. Millstein LS, MD, Charnaya O, MD, MS, Hart J, MD, Habicht R, MD, Giudice E, MD, Custer J, MD, Lewin L, MD.  Implementation of a Monitored Educational Curriculum and Impact on Pediatrics Resident In-Training Examination Scores.  J Grad Med Educ. 2014 Jun;6(2):377-8.
  4. Flurie RW, Gonzales JP, Tata AL, Millstein LS, Gulati M. Hospital delirium treatment: Continuation of antipsychotic therapy from the intensive care unit to discharge. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2015;72:S133-S139.