Dr. Waldemar Sternbergh III, MD

Dr. Waldemar Sternbergh III, MD

Vascular Surgery  |  
Male  |  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Waldemar Sternbergh III, MD is a vascular surgery doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Sternbergh III is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center.

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 8

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Care Philosophy

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.
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Dr. Sternbergh III's Experience

Dr. Sternbergh III's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Vascular Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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

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 of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Vascular 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


  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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.


  • 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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Ochsner Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

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Dr. Sternbergh III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sternbergh III to family and friends
based on 7 total reviews (5 with comments)

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Dr. Sternbergh III's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in New Orleans, LA |
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.
in Thibodaux, LA |
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 inspiration for me to make healthier life choices moving forward. My family and I are extremely thankful to have found such a skilled surgeon and very caring person. Thanks Dr. Sternbergh, you are the BEST!
in New Orleans, LA |
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. GOD BLESS
in Kenner, LA |
Dr. Sternbergh performed vascular surgery on both my legs. My blood vessels in my legs were clogged and blood circulation was poor or blocked. Before Dr. Sternbergh's surgical procedure, I had several operations on my legs which proved to only worsen the problems. The surgical procedure included removing and replacing blood vessels in both my legs; this restored blood circulation to my legs. The fact that I am walking today is a testament to Dr. Sternbergh's great vascular surgical skills.
in New Orleans, LA |
Dr. Sternberg is so knowledgeable about his craft. His mannerism is so welcomed. I would recommend all my family and friends. Thank you
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sternbergh III accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Humana Veterans
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Sternbergh III has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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