Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

77 Van Ness Ave Apt 300

San Francisco, CA 94102

Contact Information

(415) 821-8000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

30  Conditions Treated

25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard University Health Serv-Stillman Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sternberg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sternberg's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sternberg

4.9

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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I found Dr. Sternberg after a desperate search for an alternative to the invasive and painful procedure the surgeons at Stanford recommended for chronic pilonidal cyst and ulcers. Dr. Sternberg's cleft lift procedure requires a significantly shorter recovery period and yielded better results than...Read More
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Five stars are not enough stars to accurately rate this doctor!! My son was healed by this doctor where other doctors failed! My son suffered from pilonidal disease...this doctor took the time to inform us and educate us on the condition and the expectation of the surgery. It has been 5 years...Read More
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This has been such an excellent experience from beginning to end. Most communication has been long distance since we live out of state. The staff were pleasant and answered all of my questions . Dr. Sternberg has a warm, calm and comforting manner which, along with his years of experience in...Read More
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Dr. Sternberg is an excellent surgeon with the highest credentials and a heart of gold for his patients. Through his knowledge of pilonidal disease, expertise in an effective surgical procedure to heal it, compassion in listening and responding to our many questions, and continued support...Read More
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Dr. Sternberg is a hero of mine. His care and expertise changed my life and and I regained my health after being ill. He has monitored my recovery and I am grateful that he has been there for me. Dr. Sternberg is an excellent doctor!
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