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John J. Stern, MD

John J. Stern, MD Physician

Chairman, Infection Prevention Committee, Pennsylvania Hospital Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Pennsylvania Hospital Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dr. Stern is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. John J. Stern

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2002, 2008, and 2010-2017

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties


  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 1988
  • Internal Medicine, 1982

Clinical Expertise:

  • HIV and AIDS
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (LGBT)
  • Travel Medicine

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: New York University
Residency: University of Texas Hospitals
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center


American Board of Internal Medicine, National Infectious Disease Society of America, National Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Stern is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital
301 S 8th Street - Suite 1B

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-5354
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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