Dr. Richard J. Sternberg, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 61

1200 Norman Eskridge Hwy Suite 100
Seaford, DE 19973
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Dr. Sternberg's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery, 2010
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  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
  • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injections
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
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  • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
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Background Check for Dr. Sternberg

Malpractice Claims not available

  • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.
  • Disciplinary action in another state  (4/3/2012)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Summary: Dr. Richard J. Sternberg; License # C1-0005745

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician was found guilty by the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct of professional misconduct for practicing medicine with negligence on more than one occasion.

    Action Taken:

    The physician has been issued a Letter of Reprimand by the Delaware Board of Medical Licensure & Discipline.

  • State: Delaware
  • Disciplinary action in another state  (10/29/2010)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Summary: Dr. Richard Joel Sternberg; License # 0101035519

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct on 03-18-2010 issued the physician a censure and reprimand and placed the physician's license on probation for a period of three years. The physician was required to obtain a practice monitor to observe his examinations and provide quarterly reports to the Director of the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and complete a continuing education program in orthopedic surgery within ninety days. The New York Board's action was based upon the physician's failure to adequately and/or accurately document operative notes and x-ray findings in the progress notes and discharge summary for two patients.

    Action Taken-Consent Order

    The physician has been issued a Reprimand by the Virginia Board of Medicine.

  • State: Virginia
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (3/26/2010)
  • Action Taken: Probation
  • Summary: Dr. Richard Joel Sternberg; License # 140379

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician failed to adequately and/or accurately document operative notes and x-ray findings in the progress notes and discharge summary for two patients. The physician did not contest the charge of negligence on more than one occasion.

    Action Taken:

    The physician has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order with the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct subject to the following:

    • The physician has been issued a Censure and Reprimand by the board.
    • The board has placed the physician on Probation for a period of three years subject to various terms and conditions including but not limited to practicing medicine only when monitored by a board approved physician and completion of a board approved continuing education program in orthopedic surgery.
  • State: New York

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Education & Training

Medical School

University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1978

Internship Hospital

Metro Hospital Center
Complete in 1979

Residency Hospital

New York Med College
Complete in 1983
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Sternberg & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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