Dr. William Stern M.D., F.A.C.G.

Dr. William Stern
Areas of Care:
  • Gastroenterology

Specialty: Gastroenterology

William R. Stern is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist and Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. An active member of the medical community, he has served as president of the Montgomery County Medical Society and member of the Board of Trustees of Med Chi, the Maryland State Medical Society. Currently, Dr. Stern is governor for Maryland for the American College of Gastroenterology.

In 2010, Dr. Stern was recognized by his peers as a "Top Doctor" for the fifth time in Washingtonian magazine. He is also a recipient of the 2010 Patients' Choice Award. His professional interests include colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), liver disease and hepatitis, and he is one of the few physicians in the area to offer a new office-based treatment of hemorrhoids known as the CRH System of Hemorrhoid Banding. He serves as treasurer for Capital Digestive Care and medical director for the Associates in Gastroenterology division.

In his spare time, Dr. Stern enjoys reading, biking, skiing and spending time with his family. In 2008 Dr. Stern and his wife rode a tandem bike in a 200 mile charity bike ride for the Alyn Children’s Hospital.

Medical Education and Training: Mount Sinai School of Medicine / New York, N.Y. / Doctor of Medicine

Residency: The George Washington University Medical Center / Washington, D.C.

Fellowships: Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition / Veterans Administration Medical Center / Washington, D.C.

Postgraduate Education: Master of Science in Nutritional Biochemistry / Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Cambridge, Mass.

Undergraduate Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology / Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Cambridge, Mass.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology

Member of American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland, Montgomery County Medical Society


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