David I. Sternberg, MD
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has announced that thoracic surgeon David I. Sternberg, MD, has joined its medical team. Board-certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery, and specialized in minimally invasive chest surgery, Dr. Sternberg will serve on Karmanos’ Thoracic Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at Karmanos’ main campus in Detroit; Karmanos’ Lawrence and Idell Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan; and he will also see patients at Karmanos at McLaren Oakland, Michigan. Dr. Sternberg will serve on Karmanos’ tumor board, lending his expertise to other locations within the Karmanos Network. Dr. Sternberg’s areas of interest include lung nodules, lung cancer, hiatal hernia, esophageal cancer, and minimally invasive and robotic chest surgery.
About Dr. Sternberg
A native of New York, Dr. Sternberg received his MD with honors in biomedical research from New York University School of Medicine and received his undergraduate degree in biology from Brooklyn College, City University of New York, in New York. In addition, Dr. Sternberg completed his general surgical residency at Columbia University Medical Center and completed his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Cornell University Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He completed an additional super fellowship in minimally invasive thoracic surgery and lung transplantation.
Dr. Sternberg’s expertise and comprehensive, patient-centered approach has resulted in numerous recognitions and accolades, including Hour Magazine’s Top Doc for 8 consecutive years. He has been Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator on numerous clinical research projects and has been published in several peer-reviewed medical journals.
Prior to coming to Karmanos, he served on the thoracic surgery teams at Beaumont Hospital Farmington Hills and Henry Ford Health System, as well as other health-care facilities. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Board of Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgery, and the American Board of Thoracic Surgeons. ■