Patient History Form
If you are a new patient at The Sternberg Clinic, please complete a patient history form and send it to our office staff at firstname.lastname@example.org Download and Print
New Pilonidal Patient Questionnaire
Are you a new patient looking for Pilonidal Surgery at The Sternberg Clinic? Please complete a New Pilonidal Patient Questionnaire to provide our office staff with your information and medical history. For more information read the Sternberg Clinic’s patient instructions and guidelines.
Pilonidal Cleft Lift Surgery
If you have undergone surgery for Pilonidal Disease, read this document to prepare for surgery and plan your recovery after the operation. Download and Print
Download a copy of the Closed Suction Drain Output Record.
and Drain Video Instructions
Learn how to photograph your pilonidal disease for effective consultation for long-distance patients. Download and Print
Read our Pilonidal Surgery FAQ for an explanation on commonly asked questions.
Watch a video demonstrating how to care for the drain while recovering from Cleft Lift surgery, and how to remove it.
Anal Fissure Treatment Plan
An anal fissure is a ‘cut’ in the anal canal resulting from trauma. Most people suffering from an anal fissure experience pain during or after defecation (the act of moving one’s bowels, a number 2). Download and Print
Nitroglycerine Ointment 0.2%
If you’ve been prescribed nitroglycerin ointment for your anal fissure, read our fact sheet for pharmacy locations and instructions for use. Download and Print
Rubber Band Hemorrhoid Ligation
You just had a rubber band or bands applied to you internal hemorrhoids. Here are a few things to be aware of. Download and Print
Suggestions for perianal care
in patients with itching or irritation
Read our suggestions for patients with perianal itching and other anal symptoms or conditions that can contribute to anal itching or discomfort. Download and Print
Taking a Fiber Supplement
There are many fiber supplements and all can be purchased without a prescription. Read our information sheet on how to select and use a fiber supplement. Download and Print
Thrombosed or Prolapsed Hemorrhoids
For patients with severe, circumferential thrombosed hemorrhoids and/or prolapsed hemorrhoids there are two primary treatment options. Download and Print
More Links and Patient Resources
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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American College of Surgeons, and Pilonidal Support Alliance