Dr. Linda Sternau, MD

Dr. Linda Sternau, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Linda Sternau, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurology.

1150 N 35th Ave Ste 300

Hollywood, FL 33021

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Sternau's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sternau performs Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Sternau performs this procedure more than 86% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Skull Base Surgery
Brain Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sternau performs Brain Surgery more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Sternau performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sternau performs Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision more than 51% of her peers

Dr. Sternau performs this procedure more than 51% of her peers

Dr. Sternau's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diplopia
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Migraine
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelopathy
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Nystagmus
Optic Neuritis
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Parkinson's Disease
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Polymyositis
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertigo
Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Linda Sternau, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

  • Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Case West Res University
    Residency Hospital
  • Case West Res University
    Internship Hospital
  • 1981
    University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1981

Awards

Dr. Sternau's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sternau

4.6

Based on 46 reviews

5 Stars
89.1304347826087%
(41)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2.1739130434782608%
(1)
1 Star
8.695652173913043%
(4)

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Dr. Sternau's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Staff friendliness
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I had to undergo 2 brain surgery because the first Neurosurgeon didn't do a good job but thank God for Dr. Linda who expertly conducted my second surgery. She cared so much, very educative.
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Im a patient of doctor sternau and shes a great Doctor she operated on me in 2014 she removed all my tumor and she fix my chiari malformation thanks to god and Doctor sternau im doing much better..
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Dr. Sternau is a terrific doctor. She listens, she cares, she communicates well, she takes time to explain procedures and she is incredibly polite and humble. She rates ten stars. There are very few doctors like her.
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Dr Sternau is Excellent Knowledgable Physician Saved my fathers life and is an amazing wonderful Neurosurgeon Memorial Neurosurgical institute in my eyes is the best in FL. Im also a physician and therefore can recommend to you Dr Sternau's excellent bed side manners and surgical expertise.
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Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
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Humana
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Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
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