The Sternberg Clinic

Jeffrey A. Sternberg, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Pilonidal Surgery, Board-Certified Colorectal and General Surgeon located in Civic Center, Hayes Valley, San Francisco, CA

About Dr. Sternberg

Jeffrey Sternberg, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a highly skilled, board-certified surgeon best known for his innovative treatment of pilonidal disease (often incorrectly called a pilonidal cyst), a painful skin and tissue infection near the tailbone. At The Sternberg Clinic in San Francisco, Dr. Sternberg has treated approximately 1,500 cases of pilonidal disease since 2002, and his surgical protocol cures 100% of his patients. Many of his patients have recurring pain and infection from failed operations elsewhere; 40% of Dr. Sternberg’s pilonidal patients come from out of state.

His specialties also include disease of the colon and gastrointestinal tract; performing colonoscopies; treating colo-rectal conditions such as fistula, abscess, fissure, and hemorrhoids; treating inguinal, umbilical, and epigastric hernias, and other same-day surgical or office based conditions.

Dr. Sternberg is the medical director of The Sternberg Clinic in San Francisco; he also serves as the surgical director of the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at California Pacific Medical Center and is a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Elected by his peers to leadership positions in the profession, he is a past president of the Northern California Chapter of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. The Northern California Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation has selected Dr. Sternberg for the 2017 Champion of Hope Award.

Dr. Sternberg completed an AB in biochemistry at Dartmouth College, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Sternberg trained in general surgery at Harvard University’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and went on to complete a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Minnesota. He is double board-certified in general and colon and rectal surgery. Many of his patients come to him with recurring pain and infection from failed operations elsewhere.

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The Sternberg Clinic

Jeffrey Sternberg, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a highly skilled, board-certified surgeon best known for his innovative treatment of pilonidal disease (often incorrectly called a pilonidal cyst), a painful skin and tissue infection near the tailbone. At The Sternberg Clinic in San Francisco, Dr. Sternberg has treated approximately 1,500 cases of pilonidal disease since 2002, and his surgical protocol cures 100% of his patients. Many of his patients have recurring pain and infection from failed operations elsewhere; 40% of Dr. Sternberg’s pilonidal patients come from out of state.

His specialties also include disease of the colon and gastrointestinal tract; performing colonoscopies; treating colo-rectal conditions such as fistula, abscess, fissure, and hemorrhoids; treating inguinal, umbilical, and epigastric hernias, and other same-day surgical or office based conditions.

Dr. Sternberg is the medical director of The Sternberg Clinic in San Francisco; he also serves as the surgical director of the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at California Pacific Medical Center and is a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Elected by his peers to leadership positions in the profession, he is a past president of the Northern California Chapter of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. The Northern California Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation has selected Dr. Sternberg for the 2017 Champion of Hope Award.

Dr. Sternberg completed an AB in biochemistry at Dartmouth College, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Sternberg trained in general surgery at Harvard University’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and went on to complete a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at the University of Minnesota. He is double board-certified in general and colon and rectal surgery. Many of his patients come to him with recurring pain and infection from failed operations elsewhere.


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The Cleft Lift Procedure

Do you have tailbone pain and are told that you have a pilonidal cyst? You may need a cleft lift procedure for pilonidal disease.

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Awards
  • Voted Bay Area

    Top Doctor 

    In SF Magazine and Marin Magazine

Accreditation

Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "I would like to thank Dr. Sternberg and his staff for their help during a tough time in my life."

    Maria M.
  • Yelp

    "I feel extremely lucky to know such a wonderful healthcare provider and would highly recommend Dr. Sternberg to anyone in need of a general or colorectal surgeon."

    Katie J.
  • Yelp

    "If you are suffering, you DO NOT NEED TO ANYMORE! Give this office a call. Dr. Sternberg is the best, I CANNOT STRESS IT ENOUGH!"

    Lloyd B.
  • Yelp

    "I could not be happier with my experience with Dr. Sternberg and his staff. When it comes to bedside manner, professionalism, and expertise, he exceeded my expectations"

    Greg A.
  • Yelp

    "A very difficult and scary journey for us was made easier to understand and navigate because of Dr. Sternberg's commitment to his patients and their families."

    Jeff L.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Sternberg is OUTSTANDING! He is professional, patient, comforting, and an excellent surgeon!"

    Laura B.
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Jeffrey Sternberg, MD, FACS, FASCRS
77 Van Ness Avenue
Suite 302
San Francisco, CA 94102