Division of Hematology & Thromboembolism

Marion Sternbach


Associate Clinical Professor, Medicine




Education and Professional Standing

  • Dr. Sternbach is a Senior Hematologist/Oncologist at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
  • She has been actively involved in teaching, supervising and tutoring medical students for over 20 years.  In 2007 and 2008 she both served as an OSCE examiner and put together exam questions.  Additionally Dr. Sternbach has served as an Interviewer of McMaster potential medical students and has developed teaching tools used by Residents and Fellows.
  • Her current interest resides in Myelodysplasias and their incidence, morphology, genetics, biology and evolution.  She has participated in numerous studies and clinical trials throughout her career.

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Leblond PF, Rock G, Herbert CA, and the Members of the Canadian Apheresis Group.  The use of plasma as a replacement fluid in plasma exchange.  Transfus Sci 1998;38(9):834-838.
  2. Sternbach MS, Fawcett S, Wolsley M, Giammarco R.  Plasma exchange in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathies.  Transfus Sci 1996;17(3):415-422.
  3. Meyer RM, Browman GP, Samosh ML, Benger AM, Bryant-Lukosius D, Wilson WEC, Frank GL, Leber BF, Sternbach M, Foster GA, Skingley P, Levine MN.  Randomized Phase II comparison of standard CHOP with weekly CHOP in elderly patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.  J of Clin Oncology 1995;13(9):2386-2393.
  4. Gouin-Thibault I, Dewar L, Kulczycky M, Sternbach M, Ofosu FA.  Measurement of Factor Xa-Antithrombin III in plasma:  Relationship to prothrombin activation in vivo.  Br J of Hematology 1995;90:669-680.
  5. Shumak KH, Rock GA, Nair RC, and The Canadian Apheresis Study Group.  Late relapses in patients successfully treated for thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura.  Ann of Intern Med 1995;122:569-572.