Our Team

Our staff are dedicated professionals who work hard to serve you and your family's medical needs. All of our clinical staff participate 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 always 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 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 nations Top Physicians for 2012 ,2013 2014, 2015 and 2016. 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, 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.

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