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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Sterling is Excellent. Dr. Sterling has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Sterling graduated from Temple University Physicians, Philadelphia. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Sterling has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital 
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 


  • Italian

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Steven Sterling MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert S. Sterling practice?
Dr. Robert Sterling has 3 office locations.
Dr. Robert Sterling practices Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery near Baltimore, MD.
Additional practice locations include: Lutherville, MD and Nottingham, MD.
See Baltimore Orthopedic Surgeons.