Dr. Joseph Stern, MD

Dr. Joseph Stern, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Joseph Stern, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Greensboro, NC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Mi Med Sch in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1130 N Church St Ste 200

Greensboro, NC 27401

Contact Information

(336) 272-4578

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Stern's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stern performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Stern performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stern treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Stern treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stern treats Low Back Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Stern treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Stern's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Decompression Therapy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Neurosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, which was established in 1940, is one of the oldest and largest neurosurgical practices in the country. Our group includes 44 board-certified or board-eligible physicians in the specialty areas of neurosurger...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1989
University Of Mi Med Sch
Medical School
1989

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Stern's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Stern

5.0

Based on 153 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Stern's Performance
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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I had immediate relief from my procedure. The doctor and his practice have been more than accomidating and caring through out this entire process.
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Exceptional. Very compassionate. Listened to my concerns. Addressed my every need. Office staff are very friendly, warm, and welcoming.
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Excellent results, minimal discomfort. Dr. Stern explained all aspects of the procedure in depth. Professional staff, results of spinal fusion were better than I had hoped for. Pain was minimal.
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Was a successful surgery performed. Repaired my s1 and L5 with a micro disckectomy.
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Wonderful service and great results! Would reccomend Stern to everyone.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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