Richard Bernstein, MD
Dr. Bernstein is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases 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. In 2016, Dr. Bernstein was awarded the Maryland Gazette Readers Choice Best Allergist.