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

Dr Sternberg earned my trust quickly
I'd had a horrific surgery for a pilonidal abscess 2 years prior …
I was able to go out and be active after a week
I had a pilonidal cyst for nearly two years (which lasted through …
I have found Dr. Sternberg to be as concerned with post surgery care, as he is with pre-surgery
Dr. Sternberg has performed three surgeries on me, two bowel resections and …
Living with an open wound since early in the pandemic
I’m 18 and from Seattle, Washington. When we went on lock-down in …

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