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Paul Sternberg, Jr, MD

  • G.W. Hale Professor and Chair, Vanderbilt Eye Institute
  • Chief Medical Officer, Vanderbilt Medical Group
  • Chief Patient Experience Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, School of Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology, 1985


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Chicago, 1979
  • Internship - University of Chicago Medical Center, 1980
  • Residency - Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, 1983
  • Fellowship - Duke University Health System, 1984


2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
  • Good.
    Patient | March 2, 2020
  • *Dr. Sternberg always is caring and does an excellent job. Excellent!!!
    Patient | Februray 28, 2020
  • The best care provider - caring, concern, informative & attentive to my needs.
    Patient | November 8, 2019
  • *Dr. Strenberg never is too busy to discuss any concerns or questions I may have. I continue to SEE because of his expertise. It is also comforting to see him share his knowledge with his students. I am confident that my major vision problems are being addressed with the best practices.
    Patient | October 28, 2019
  • *Dr. Sternberg is very attentive to my questions and comments and answers questions in a way that is clearly understandable.
    Patient | October 8, 2019