Dr. Linda Sternau, MD

Dr. Linda Sternau, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
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

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
very high
more than 71% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

88  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sternau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sternau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sternau to family and friends
45 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sternau's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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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