Dr. Linda Sternau MD
General Surgeons — Hollywood, FL
Dr. Linda Sternau specializes in general surgery, neurosurgery in Hollywood, Florida. Details of Dr. Sternau's 32 years experience as an MD, her 3 hospital affiliations and education at State University of New York at Buffalo are available on your free doctor report.
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1150 N 35th Ave
Hollywood, FL 33021
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Linda Sternau identified specializing in
General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist. and NeurosurgeryNeurosurgery
A neurological surgeon provides the operative and non-operative management (i.e. prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation) of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their supporting structures and vascular supply; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes which modify function or activity of the nervous system; and the operative and non-operative management of pain. A neurological surgeon treats patients with disorders of the nervous system; disorders of the brain, meninges, skull, and their blood supply, including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries, disorders of the pituitary gland; disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and vertebral column, including those which may require treatment by spinal fusion or instrumentation; and disorders of the cranial and spinal nerves throughout their distribution. No Sub Specialty. She obtained board certification from The American Board of Neurological Surgery for Neurosurgery.
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Dr. Sternau is affiliated with 3 hospitals:
Memorial Hospital West
703 N Flamingo Rd
Pembroke Pines, FL
EducationDr. Sternau attended medical school at State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and graduated in 1981 having 32 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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