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Dr. Linda Sternau, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 67

Dr. Sternau
1150 N 35th Ave Ste 300 Hollywood, FL 33021

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Dr. Linda Sternau, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 38 years. She graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurology.


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(954) 265-1490

Dr. Sternau accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
UnitedHealthCare
Neighborhood Health Partnership
United Healthcare

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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 38 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
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.1739130434782608%
(1)
1 Star
8.695652173913043%
(4)

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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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