Dr. Joseph Stern, is a leading podiatrist and podiatric surgeon dedicated to providing state-of-the-art, compassionate care for patients in San Francisco, CA. At his private practice, Dr. Stern offers innovative treatments and a holistic approach to the care and treatment of an array of issues affecting the feet and ankles, including plantar fasciitis, plantar warts, bunions, hammer toes, toenail fungus, ankle sprains and tendonitis. In addition, he offers custom orthotics made on a patient-by-patient basis uses advanced techniques and materials for optimal relief of symptoms and superior comfort.
Dr. Stern earned his undergraduate degree in biology at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania and his podiatry degree at Samuel Merritt university, California College of Podiatric Medicine, followed by an externship at San Francisco General Hospital. As a top-rated podiatrist and sports medicine specialist, Dr. Stern is skilled in patient-centered care, including the use of expert gait analysis to diagnose pain and other symptoms and to manage care for patients of all ages.
When not caring for patients, Dr. Stern enjoys listening to music and spending time with his family. He enjoys the diversity of the Bay Area and welcomes the opportunity to care for new patients.
Dr. Stern uses the Plaster of Paris Suspension technique, which creates the perfect customized orthotic - helping bring back peak performance and health for our patients.
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"Wonderful doctor, very knowledgeable and passionate about his field...personally, i think the world could use more doctors like doctor Stern"
"Doctor Stern takes his time with his clients and is a pleasure to see. I have recommended him to a number of my family and friends"
"Dr. Stern is an amazing podiatrist and if you are having foot trouble, he's the guy you should see."
"Dr. Stern is an extremely knowledgeable and thoroughly attentive doctor. I've always felt taken care of, considered, and heard when at his office."
"I would not hesitate to recommend dr. Stern to any friends who are suffering foot problems no matter where they may live in the Bay Area."
"Incredible doctor who truly cares about his patients and his practice... I would highly recommend Dr Stern. He's the doctor you want to go see."
"Dr Stern is best Podiatrist in the Bay Area! he's clearly passionate about his work... Thank you Doc"
"After his treatment, I'm now able to run farther than I ever could in my entire life, and now I'm training for a race this summer"
"Dr. Stern is not only professional, but also friendly, kind hearted and very humorous. I am very grateful for Dr. Stern to bring sunshine to a 80 year old woman's life"
"Doctor Stern takes his time with his clients and is a pleasure to see. I have recommended him to a number of my family and friends."
"Dr. Stern is extremely knowledgeable, his bedside manner is impeccable, and he takes the time to thoroughly explain all problems and solutions regarding my problems"