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Barney Joel Stern, M.D.

Barney Joel Stern, M.D.

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4.8out of 5
91 Ratings
  • Vice-Chair for Strategic Planning, Department of Neurology
  • Professor of Neurology


Neurology, Neurosarcoidosis


The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Dr. Barney J. Stern is a neurologist specializing in vascular neurology and neurological complications of sarcoidosis. His work in vascular neurology has covered all aspects of stroke management, including prevention and acute, subacute and chronic care. Dr. Stern also provides complex care management for patients suffering from neurosarcoidosis. 

His research focuses on understanding the biology and clinical outcomes of neurovascular disease and neurological complications associated with sarcoidosis. Dr. Stern has served as the medical safety monitor on a number of National Institutes of Health (NIH) stroke studies. 

In his new role at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Stern will be seeing outpatients as a member of the Advanced Clinical Neurology division with Dr. John Probasco. more


  • Vice-Chair for Strategic Planning, Department of Neurology
  • Medical Director, Outpatient Services, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
  • Professor of Neurology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (1974)


  • Internal Medicine; Boston Medical Center (1976)
  • Neurology; Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester (1979)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1977)
  • American Board of Psychiatry And Neurology (Neurology) (1980)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Vascular Neurology) (2005)

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

  • 4.8 Provider Explained Things Clearly
  • 4.8 Provider Listened Carefully
  • 4.6 Provider Knew Medical History
  • 4.9 Provider Showed Respect
  • 4.8 Provider Spent Enough Time
  • 4.8 Overall Rating by Patient


4.8 out of 5 (91 Ratings, 45 Comments)
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