Dr. Waldemar Sternbergh III, MD

Dr. Waldemar Sternbergh III, MD

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Vascular Surgery  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Waldemar Sternbergh III, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Always Care Benefits
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sternbergh III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 95% of peers
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Sternbergh III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sternbergh III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sternbergh III "Dr. Sternbergh’s educational background includes an undergraduate degree from Brown University and a M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine. He performed his general surgical training at the Medical College of Virginia and his vascular fellowship at Emory University. Dr Sternbergh has been on staff at Ochsner since 1996. He is nationally recognized for his expertise in Vascular Surgery, and is the author of more than 100 scientific publications and book chapters pertaining to vascular disease. Dr. Sternbergh literally "wrote the book" on the endovascular treatment of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysm"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sternbergh III "Dr. Sternbergh is nationally recognized for his expertise in Vascular Surgery, and is the author of more than 100 scientific publications and book chapters pertaining to vascular disease. Dr. Sternbergh literally "wrote the book" chapter on the endovascular treatment of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms. His areas of expertise include treatment of complex aortic aneurysms (endovascular and open), carotid artery disease (surgery and stent), leg blockages (endovascular and surgical), and dialysis access creation and maintenance."

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Brown Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sternbergh III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sternbergh III's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sternbergh III to family and friends
9 total reviews (7 have comments)

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4.8
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Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sternbergh III'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 (7)

In February of 2016 I had an aortic dissection. I am thankful that Dr. Sternberg saved my life not too many people survive aortic dissections.
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This Dr. has saved my life twice. His professional medical training and education makes him the top choice of Doctors in my book. The most honest person I have ever met who tells you like it is which is refreshing in today's world.
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Dr. Waldemar Sternbergh preformed surgery by inserting stints in both my right and left legs over 3 years ago, and I have been fine since the surgery. I would recommend Dr. Sternbergh to anyone, the surgery has really improved my ability to walk without pain.
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Dr. Sternbergh has been my vascular surgeon for over five years. He has been a major contributor in improving my quality of life. After several surgeries and procedures, I am now able to keep up with my grand children all day long, that is truly a gift. Dr. Sternbergh has also been a huge...more
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My name is Wilbert Williams and I'm writing to tell you what a wonderful surgeon Dr. Sternbergh is . He is trustworthy, honest, prompt, kind and one of the best surgeon you can ever have. I trust him with my life. My family and I think the world of him. he's the best. Thank you Dr. Sternbergh....more
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