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Published on March 01, 2022

Dr. Jonathan Sternlieb Assumes Chief Medical Officer Role at Jefferson Lansdale Hospital

Lansdale, PA (March 1, 2022) – Jonathan Sternlieb, MD, FACG, has been appointed chief medical officer of Jefferson Lansdale Hospital and associate chief medical officer of Jefferson Abington Hospital. In this role, Dr. Sternlieb will be responsible for managing matters related to the medical staff, overseeing clinical services and administering the daily clinical operations of Jefferson Lansdale Hospital, with Katie Farrell, chief administrative officer at Jefferson Lansdale Hospital. He will also provide support to the Jefferson Abington Hospital medical staff.

Since 2014, Dr. Sternlieb has been serving as associate chief medical information officer for Jefferson Health, where he is responsible for interfacing with physicians on matters involving clinical informatics, liaising with clinicians and IS&T, and launching the Epic electronic medical record for the Abington and Northeast Divisions of Jefferson Health.

“Dr. Sternlieb brings medical acumen, vast institutional knowledge, technical savviness and a thoughtful and keen intellect to his new position,” said Gerard M. Cleary, DO, senior vice president, chief of staff and chief medical officer, Jefferson Health – Abington.  “I am very excited to have Jon as my medical staff leadership partner moving forward.”

Fellowship trained in Gastroenterology, Dr. Sternlieb will continue to serve as a clinical assistant professor of medicine for the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and to volunteer caring for underserved patients with gastrointestinal diagnoses in Hartnett Health Services at Jefferson Abington Hospital.

A graduate of George Washington University, Dr. Sternlieb earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985. He completed his internship and residency at Pennsylvania Hospital. His fellowship training in Gastroenterology took place at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In 2014, Dr. Sternlieb earned a graduate certificate in Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health Sciences University.

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Jefferson Health – Abington encompasses Jefferson Abington Hospital in Abington, PA, Jefferson Lansdale Hospital in Hatfield Township, PA, and seven convenient outpatient facilities located in Blue Bell, Elkins Park, Horsham, Lower Gwynedd, Montgomeryville, Warminster and Willow Grove. More than 1,400 physicians are on staff at both Jefferson Abington Hospital and Jefferson Lansdale Hospital. Jefferson Health – Abington is part of Jefferson Health and Jefferson, an organization dedicated to providing the highest quality, compassionate clinical care for patients, educating the health professionals of tomorrow, and discovering new treatments and therapies that will define the future of health care.

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