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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Stephanie Sterling graduated from Washington and Lee University with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and Natural Sciences/Mathematics. After completing her undergraduate career, she worked in genetics research at Yale University. She attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia where she was elected Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society. While in medical school, she participated in, and ultimately co-led JeffHOPE, a student-run organization dedicated to providing free medical care to homeless individuals. Additionally, she ran a weekly free clinic in North Philadelphia.
  • During medical school. Dr. Sterling received scholarships allowing her to travel to Quito, Ecuador to study medicine and Lima, Peru to study Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
  • Dr. Sterling completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center. She went on to complete fellowship in Infectious Diseases at NYU Langone Medical Center. During her fellowship, she also completed her Masters in Public Health in New York University's Global Public Health Program, where her coursework focused on issues surrounding immigration, migration, and health communication. Immediately after completing her Fellowship and Masters Degree, Dr. Sterling worked in Harlem providing primary care to a largely HIV and hepatitis-positive homeless population.
  • Dr. Sterling provides specialty care to patients with acute and chronic infectious diseases in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. In addition, she is an active member of the Infectious Disease Department of NYU and participates in teaching.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - Thomas Jefferson University
  • New York University, Bellevue Hospital Center, Fellowship in Infectious Disease
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • New York University, Master’s in Public Health

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish