The Sternberg Clinic Patient Resources

Preparing for Surgery

A Patient Guide to Pilonidal Disease: The FAQ

Get ready to be cured of your painful Pilonidal Disease. Read everything you need to know about undergoing the Cleft Lift procedure at The Sternberg Clinic of Pilonidal Surgery.

Dr. Jeffrey Sternberg explains what patients want to know ahead of surgery day and how to recover quickly.

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Patient Resources

Patient Instructions and Forms

Looking for the New Patient History Form and post-operative instructions for Pilonidal Surgery and General and Colorectal Surgery?

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The Patient Journey

Strategies for a Successful Surgery

Planning Your Trip to SF

Start planning your trip San Francisco: An itinerary

Why Travel for Surgery?

The Sternberg Clinic treats patients from around the globe

Tips for a Fast Recovery

How to drain the wound and other post-operative advice.

Patient Testimonials: The Blog

Read success stories from surgery patients

‘He gave me hope when I had none’
At the beginning of 2019, I was diagnosed with a "pilonidal cyst," …
‘Never met a better doctor and I am a nurse’
If you or a family member have been suffering from pilonidal disease …
‘From start to finish, every step was flawless’
We were given the diagnosis for pilonidal disease by our family physician …
‘I wish I discovered Dr. Sternberg sooner’
A few months ago, when I was perusing this website researching if …

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