Dr. Joseph Stern, DPM

Dr. Joseph Stern, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joseph Stern, DPM is a podiatry specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in podiatry, podiatric surgery, and more.Read his story

Dr. Joseph Stern, DPM

909 Hyde St Ste 618

San Francisco, CA 94109
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
more than 67% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
more than 41% of peers
Hammer Toe
more than 40% of peers

Dr. Stern'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. Stern's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Stern "Dr. Joseph Stern is a podiatrist and sports medicine physician with over 25 years of experience who serves patients in the Bay Area. He combines proven expertise with a personalized approach to care, getting to know the whole patient and customizing treatment plans for each individual. Over the years, he has cultivated close bonds with both labs and custom orthotic facilities in the area, allowing his patients to get back on their feet faster. He specializes in treating overuse syndrome and persistent injuries that other treatment plans have failed to solve. To Dr. Stern, sports medicine is an art, not simply a reading of what's seen on an x-ray."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Stern "Top 5 Areas of Expertise: Treatment for fungal nails (by all means including laser) as well as painful ingrown nails, Sports Medicine and Overuse Syndromes, Custom constructed foot and ankle orthotics, trauma (foot and ankle sprains, foot and ankle fractures), wounds (diabetic and other)"

3  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Stern does not have any board certifications listed.

23  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunion
  • Callus
  • Corn
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Mononeuropathies
  • Neuromas
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shin Splints
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

3  Procedures

  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Wilkes University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ccpm
    Medical School | Graduated 1981

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

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