Surgery for Lumps and Bumps

While seemingly mundane, a sebaceous cyst or lipoma can be an annoying and disfiguring problem. Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg is experienced in removing these lesions in a cosmetically acceptable manner.

The Sternberg Clinic also treats:

  • Infected cysts
  • Chronic cysts
  • Lipomas
  • Other lumps, even cancerous ones

Infected cysts can be drained in the office. Small chronic cysts and small lipomas can be removed in the office. Larger chronic cysts, larger lipomas, or lumps that may be more serious require treatment in the operating room (typically as a same-day surgical procedure).

General Surgery Patient FAQ

ReRead more patient tips for preparing and recovering from general surgery, colorectal surgery, colonoscopy, or the removal of lumps and bumps.

Contact our San Francisco Office

To learn more about treating your Pilonidal Disease with surgery and the Cleft Lift procedure, contact our office staff for information or to schedule an appointment.

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Appointment Hours

MonFriday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Weekends: Closed

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Member of ASCRS, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation,
American College of Surgeons, and Pilonidal Support Alliance

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