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Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg, MD

Colorectal Surgeon, Surgeon

Professional statement

Jeffrey Sternberg, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a highly skilled, board-certified surgeon best known for his innovative treatment of pilonidal disease (often incorrectly called a pilonidal cyst), a painful skin and tissue infection near the tailbone. At The Sternberg Clinic in San Francisco, Dr. Sternberg has treated approximately 1,500 cases of pilonidal disease since 2002, and his surgical protocol cures 100% of his patients. Many of his patients have recurring pain and infection from failed operations elsewhere; 40% of Dr. Sternberg’s pilonidal patients come from out of state. His specialties also include disease of the colon and gastrointestinal tract; performing colonoscopies; treating colo-rectal conditions such as fistula, abscess, fissure, and hemorrhoids; treating inguinal, umbilical, and epigastric hernias, and other same-day surgical or office based conditions. Dr. Sternberg is the medical director of The Sternberg Clinic in San Francisco; he also serves as the surgical director of the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at California Pacific Medical Center and is a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Elected by his peers to leadership positions in the profession, he is a past president of the Northern California Chapter of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. The Northern California Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation has selected Dr. Sternberg for the 2017 Champion of Hope Award.

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Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgeon
  • Surgeon

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery

Education and training

  • Harvard University, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Residency in General Surgery
  • Medical School - University of Chicago, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Minnesota, Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1922001858

Office locations

The Sternberg Clinic

77 Van Ness Ave, Suite 300

San Francisco, CA 94102

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He was a genuine, nice guy who definitely knows what he's talking about and helps to reassure and educate the patient. I'm so glad I chose him as my surgeon. (Flew from Dallas, tx to San Francisco, Ca. so that I could have surgery performed by him)
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Dr. Sternberg was genuinely kind and his demeanor absolutely helped assuage an otherwise uncomfortable situation. I am very pleased with my decision to see Dr. Sternberg as a patient and would definitely recommend him to anyone seeking a compassionate and knowledgeable colorectal specialist.
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Very professional and understanding with an uncomfortable subject to talk about
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It's really help
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5 star across the board. Pilo expert.
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Excellant!
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