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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (41)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Stern, Neurosurgeon is Excellent. Dr. Stern has been reviewed by 113 patients who have provided 41 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Stern, FACS, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Essential Tremor
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Infection
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pain
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
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Education & Awards

Dr. Stern graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 6 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Greensboro, NC
Neurological Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
North Carolina
Neurological Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Stern has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Annie Penn Hospital 
  • Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph D Stern FACS and MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph D. Stern practice?
Dr. Joseph Stern has 1 office location.
Dr. Joseph Stern practices Neurological Surgery near Greensboro, NC.
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