Our Scope of Practice
Dr. Bernstein is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine and practiced pulmonary and critical care medicine for ten years before transitioning his practice to Internal Medicine, Asthma and Allergies in 1998.
Dr. Bernstein likes to focus on preventive medicine, nutrition and the influence our lifestyles have on our health. From a pulmonary perspective, Dr. Bernstein is particularly interested in the management of asthma, allergies, and chronic cough. Dr. Bernstein received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan with high distinction and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. Next, he went on to attend Vanderbilt University Medical School in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed his internship and residency at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.
Prior to entering private practice in 1988, he completed his fellowship in Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine at The George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Bernstein was recognized by the national publication, U.S. News, and World Report, as one of the nation’s Top Physicians for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Dr. Bernstein has also been recognized by the Capital Gazette’s annual readers choice award as a finalist for Best Allergist (2013,2014,and 2015). In 2010, Dr. Bernstein received a resolution from the Maryland House of Delegates, recognizing him as a co-founder of the Anne Arundel Medical Center Free Outreach Clinic and its first Medical Director.
Dr. Bernstein has been a member of the following medical organizations; AMA Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, The American College of Physicians, The American Thoracic Society, The American College of Sports Medicine, The American Academy of Environmental Medicine, The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and The Anne Arundel County Medical Society. Dr. Bernstein lives in the Annapolis area. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, hiking and working in the yard.
To provide comprehensive healthcare to our patients in an environment that seeks to support the innate beauty, spirituality and healing ability within all of us.
Our Commitment to Our Patients
To merge state of the art medical technology with natural approaches to
maintain and improve health.
- To work with each individual as a partner in their healthcare
- To be kind, respectful and supportive
- To listen
About Privia Health
We are proudly part of Privia Health. Privia equips leading primary and specialty care physicians with cutting-edge resources to help us deliver outstanding, personalized patient care. That’s why Privia’s patient satisfaction scores are 2x higher than national averages. Visit their website to learn how Privia helps you take control of your care.
You have enough on your plate. We make it easy to message your doctor, connect to on-demand virtual care, receive appointment reminders, refill prescriptions, and get care on the go. If you see more than one doctor in our network, your entire care team has access to your medical chart so we can all work together for your health. Use the myPrivia app or patient portal to:
- Book appointments, renew prescriptions, and access your electronic health record
- Send and receive secure messages with your care team
Healthy for the Long Haul
You’re more than a set of symptoms. Privia champions lifelong health and wellness, inside and outside the doctor’s office. From pediatrics to adult needs, preventive programs to complex care, doctor’s visits to self-care at home – we’re here to support you on every step in your journey. Count on Privia for:
- Collaborative, team-based medical group with leading local providers
- Same- or next-day appointments with 24/7 telehealth for immediate care
Our Doctors Do More
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- Unhurried, comprehensive visits to develop the right care plan for you
- Nationally recognized top physicians and healthcare professionals