Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

3838 California St Rm 616

San Francisco, CA 94118

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • 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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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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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 of recommending Dr. Sternberg to family and friends
4.9
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Sternberg's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Surprise, AZ |
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...more
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in Knoxville, TN |
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...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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in Moraga, CA |
Dr. Sternberg has an exceptional bedside manner. He is warm, friendly, caring and puts his patients at ease. He thoroughly explains and leaves ample time for questions and answers. These qualities, along with the obvious surgical skills make Dr. Sternberg stand out. I would not hesitate to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sternberg accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Sternberg has admitting privileges

Chinese Hospital
845 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94133
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