About Jon

Jon Sterngold, MD

Jon Sterngold, MD

Jon’s Qualifications

A graduate of Stanford Medical School, Jon Sterngold served as a board certified specialist in Emergency Medicine and Chief of the Emergency Department at Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits, California for two decades. He also co-founded the Baechtel Creek Medical Clinic in Mendocino County. For the past fifteen years Jon has specialized in consulting for clients with complex medical issues, including hormonal imbalances.

Jon’s current passion is to fine tune the health of each individual patient to improve quality of life and delay the toll of aging.  He believes that maintaining hormonal balance and utilizing an Integrative Medicine approach are powerful tools to attain maximum health and harmony.

Jon’s lifelong attention to cutting edge research was sparked early in his medical training by a meeting with renowned scientist Linus Pauling.  Jon practices what he preaches, ensuring his own vitality through balanced hormonal health and ongoing education in breakthrough clinical results. Jon will be focusing on the health and harmony of male patients at our Waterfall Tower office. His training includes Personal Life Coaching, and he is excited to share this process as well.

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Work Experience

Staff Emergency Physician Kaiser Permanente, Redwood City, CA 1974-76
Founding Partner Baetchel Creek Medical Center, Willits, CA 1977-84
Staff Physician, Emergency Department Howard Memorial Hospital, Willits, CA 1977-98
Director, Emergency Services Howard Memorial Hospital, Willits, CA 1998
Staff Physician, Orthopedic Clinic Mendocino County Health Center, Ukiah, CA 1996-97
Private Consultation Practice 1998-13



BA ‘with distinction’ University of Michigan, 1968
MD Stanford Medical School, 1973
Internship, RO Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, 1973 – 74
Board Certification Emergency Medicine 1989
Life Coach Certification Institute for Life Coach Training, 2003


Appointments and Associations

Chief of Staff, Howard Memorial Hospital, Willits, CA 1983-84, 2nd term 1984-85

Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians, CAL/ACEP, 1992

Medical Director, EMS (Emergency Medical Services) 1985-98

Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Stanford Medical School, Stanford, CA 1973-85

Expert Reviewer, Medical Board of California, 1995

Editorial consultant for FP Revolution, a publication of cutting edge medical practice perspectives from Colin Kopes-Kerr MD JD MPH

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