Dr. Richard Sternberg

Dr. Sternberg is Hospice of Southwest Ohio and CareBridge Primary and Palliative Care’s current Medical Director. He specializes in pulmonary critical care and practices as our hospice & Palliative physician. He has been practicing in pulmonary and critical care in Hamilton Ohio since 1993. Dr. Sternberg treats conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, allergies, and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).Within the last several years, Dr. Sternberg has added treating patients who are at the end of life by becoming certified as a hospice physician. His compassion for patients and families and impeccable clinical skills makes him well-suited to this role that requires hard conversations and medical expertise.

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Frequently asked questions about palliative care

By Dr. Richard Sternberg on Apr 14, 2017 11:31:01 AM

What is Palliative Care?
Palliative care is a multidisciplinary approach to medical care for people with both acute and chronic serious illness. Patients may have physical, psychological, social, or spiritual issues because of their disease or treatment. Palliative care serves to lessen pain, control symptoms and improve stress for the both the patient and family. Ultimately, the goal is improving quality of life, assisting with medical decisions and more importantly navigating the healthcare system.

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