About Us

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.


Our Vision

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 Medical Group

Our practice is a proud member of Privia Medical Group - a physician-led, multi-speciality, national medical group. The nation’s top primary care physicians and specialists came together to form Privia Medical Group and share in the mission of providing better, more coordinated care to patients.

Our group focuses on taking accountability for the health and wellness of the patients we serve. We use some of the latest advances in medicine to help our patients remain healthy and better manage disease by offering our patients access to innovative health management technologies, proactive team-based care, and an evidenced-based, patient-centered approach.

Here’s what sets Privia Medical Group apart from traditional practices:

Top Doctors

  • Nationally recognized top physicians and healthcare professionals
  • Physician-led, high-performance medical group
  • Unhurried, comprehensive visits, with time to develop the right care plan
  • Personalized care that exceeds your expectations

Proactive Care

  • Collaborative, team-based medical group
  • Staffed with Health Coaches, Nurse Educators, Pharmacists, and Care Managers
  • Same-day/next-day appointments available
  • Care reminders and alerts
  • Check ins with clinical experts between your office visits

Convenient Technology

  • Book appointments and renew prescriptions online
  • Send and receive secure messages with your care team
  • Secure access to electronic medical records
  • Pay your invoices by credit card, securely and conveniently

State-of-the Art Security and Privacy

We go to extreme lengths to ensure our patients’ information remains confidential and secure.

Not only is our team trained in modern privacy standards (such as HIPAA and PCI compliance), but we also keep your information secure with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) data encryption, firewalls, secure servers (including 24/7 surveillance and biometric access), and many more measures to ensure your information won’t fall into the wrong hands.

To learn more about Privia Medical Group and find other Privia doctors, please visit our website