Jefferson Lansdale Hospital appoints new chief medical officer

LANSDALE, PA — Jefferson Lansdale Hospital has named Jonathan Sternlieb its new chief medical officer.

Sternlieb, who was concurrently named associate chief medical officer of Jefferson Abington Hospital, has served as associate director of medical information for Jefferson Health since 2014.

“Dr. Sternlieb brings medical acumen, broad institutional knowledge, technical savvy, and a thoughtful, keen intelligence to his new position,” said Gerard M. Cleary, senior vice president of Jefferson Health – Abington, in a statement. communicated. “I am very happy to have Jon as my medical staff’s leadership partner moving forward.”

In his new role, Sternlieb will be responsible for managing medical staff affairs, overseeing clinical services and administering day-to-day clinical operations at Jefferson Lansdale, while also providing support to medical teams at Jefferson Abington Hospital, according to health care organization.

Sternlieb will also continue to be a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College and will continue to volunteer with underserved patients with gastrointestinal issues at Hartnett Health Services at Jefferson Abington Hospital, according to Jefferson.

Sternlieb received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985 and did his residency at Pennsylvania Hospital.