Toni A Stern, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
Specialty:Obstetrics and Gynecology
Toni Stern, MD, MS, MBA is the System Vice Chair of Clinical Transformation and the Chief Patient Experience Officer in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Stern oversees the implementation of processes that promote patient-centered care focused on optimizing the patient and family experience.
Prior to Mount Sinai, Dr. Stern was the Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York City Health + Hospitals/Coney Island. While there, Dr. Stern successfully implemented initiatives to improve patient satisfaction and led quality, safety, and process improvements in the ambulatory and acute care settings. Under her leadership, the hospital received the Obstetrical Improvement Project Award from New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative, Healthgrades’ Maternity Care Excellence Award for three consecutive years, and Baby-Friendly designation from Baby-Friendly USA. The hospital also implemented a new Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program during her tenure. Additionally, Dr. Stern served as Chair of the New York City Health + Hospitals Women’s Health Council.
Dr. Stern previously served as Interim Medical Director of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science in the Diagnostic and Treatment Center at Mount Sinai Hospital, and subsequently held positions in the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where she served as Chair of the Maternal Mortality Review Committee.
In addition to board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Stern is certified in health care quality and management by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians and is certified by the American Association for Physician Leadership as a physician executive.
Dr. Stern received her medical degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH, and completed her residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She received her Master of Science in Management from New York University Wagner School of Public Service in New York, NY, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Wagner College in Staten Island, NY. Dr. Stern completed the Clinical Quality Fellowship Program with the Greater New York Hospital Association/United Hospital Fund.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency, OB/GYN, Lincoln Medical and Mental
Residency, OB/GYN, Temple University Hospital