Meet Our Staff
Our staff is dedicated professionals who work hard to serve you and your medical needs. All of our clinical staff participates in continuing education including exams to ensure the best quality care for our patients.
Our front office staff is dedicated to making sure your phone calls and inquiries are handled in a timely fashion.
Richard A. Bernstein M.D., F.C.C.P.
Dr. Bernstein is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases. He has practiced in Annapolis since 1988. Dr. Bernstein practiced pulmonary and critical care medicine for ten years before transitioning his practice to Internal medicine, Asthma and allergies in 1998. In addition to internal medicine,, 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. He attended 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 nations best physicians for 2012 and 2013. Dr. Bernstein has also been recognized by the Capital Gazzette's annual readers choice award as a finalist for best allergist (2013). 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 as its first medical director.
Dr. Bernstein has been a member of the following medical organizations;
Dr. Bernstein lives in the Annapolis area. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, hiking and working in the yard.
- Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
- Member of the American College of Physicians
- Member of the American Thoracic Society
- Member of the American College of Sports Medicine
- Member of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine
- Member of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
- Member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
- Member of the Anne Arundel County Medical Society