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David Bernstein, MD

Dr. David Bernstein graduated from the Johns Hopkins University. He received his MD from SUNY-StonyBrook School of Medicine. He completed his medical residency at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. He completed his training in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at the University of Miami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida under the direction of Dr. Eugene Schiff. He is board certified in internal medicine and Gastroenterology. He has held academic positions at the University of Miami, SUNY-StonyBrook and is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York at Downstate. He was Clinical Chief of Gastroenterology at Winthrop University Hospital and is currently the Director of Hepatology and Co-Director of the Center for Viral and Liver Diseases at North Shore University Hospital and the Executive Director of the Long Island Liver Center. He is the Vice President of the New York Gastroenterological Society and the Secretary/Treasurer of the Bockus International Society of Gastroenterology.

Dr. Bernstein is internationally recognized as an authority in diseases of the liver. He has participated in more than 30 large clinical and investigator initiated research trials. Dr. Bernstein has published more than 50 papers in peer reviewed journals and delivered more than 100 invited academic lectures on six continents. He has received numerous awards including the prestigious Sheila Sherlock Prize for Clinical Research, and the American Liver Foundation Physician of the Year 2001. Dr. Bernstein is often quoted as an expert in liver disease in such publications as the LA Times, New York Times and Fortune Magazine.

Dr. Bernstein is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American College of Physicians. He serves as a member of numerous committees within these and many other organizations. He is reviewer for numerous peer review journals in the United States and Europe. Dr. Bernstein is the author of the column “LiverLines” which is published twice a month in all newspapers published by Anton Press.