Pilonidal Disease: The Blog

Read Testimonials from our Patients

Hear from our patients around the world who have traveled to The Sternberg Clinic to treat their Pilonidal Disease with Cleft Lift surgery. Read their stories and share your testimonial

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Four Years Later, Still Healed

Unbelievably grateful to Dr. Sternberg and his team for helping my pilonidal disease. After a year of suffering, and two failed surgeries, their surgery… worked. I was healed! 4 years later, still healed, and expect to be indefinitely. — Alexander

I couldn’t be happier

You cannot find a better colorectal surgeon anywhere. Dr. Sternberg did my procedure and I couldn’t be happier with the way he took care of me. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to have any procedure involving gastrointestinal tract.

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 the incision and drainage of a perianal abscess. My first surgery was complicated [due to] a widespread abscess in and around my psoas muscle, caused by a fistula. When myContinue reading “I have found Dr. Sternberg to be as concerned with post surgery care, as he is with pre-surgery”

I Will Always Be Grateful

My son is no longer living in pain and hiding from the world because of this disease. Dr. Sternberg saved my sons life and I will always be grateful. He cares and is the best! — Monica

‘My daughter was treated sympathetically and with respect that made me feel comfortable’

My daughter was diagnosed with pilonidal disease in summer 2021, we found Dr. Sternberg through an international pilonidal society platform. From start to finish, every step was flawless. My daughter had no issues during the procedure or any postoperative infection. Dr. SternbergContinue reading “‘My daughter was treated sympathetically and with respect that made me feel comfortable’”

‘Dr. Sternberg is confident, kind and has great empathy for his patients struggling with Pilonidal Disease’

Our 19 year old son suffered for the years after a failed Pilonidal Surgery in San Diego. He was left with an open wound that required daily care, his quality of life was totally compromised, he had to leave University on theContinue reading “‘Dr. Sternberg is confident, kind and has great empathy for his patients struggling with Pilonidal Disease’”

‘The Cleft Lift procedure he performs is definitely at the cutting edge of his field’

Dr. Sternberg, without question, is one of the top experts (if not the best) in treating pilonidal disease in the world. Since my freshman year of high school, I repeatedly struggled to combat the seemingly undefeatable pilonidal disease. I first had surgeryContinue reading “‘The Cleft Lift procedure he performs is definitely at the cutting edge of his field’”

‘It was a perfect surgery’

Dr. Sternberg treated me for a very persistent pilonidal cyst 10 years ago. It was a perfect surgery and I have had no recurrence since that day. I have deep respect for Dr. Sternberg’s abilities and technique. – Anne R.

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Liz’s Story: A patient testimonial

We received a letter from a patient of The Sternberg Clinic named Liz, who successfully recovered from Pilonidal Disease after multiple failed surgeries. Read Liz’s story.

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