Bernstein, Richard, MD

Richard Bernstein, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Location Information

About Richard Bernstein, MD

  • Gender
  • Language
  • Specialties
    Accepting New Patients

    Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery

  • Areas of Expertise
    Arthroscopic Surgery, Trauma/Fractures, Upper Extremity Surgery

Hospitals and Organizations


  • FellowshipBrigham and Women's Hospital

    Medical SchoolUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine

    ResidencyHartford Hospital
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • Professional Organizations

    American Society for Surgery of the Hand
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
    American Medical Association


Dr. Bernstein grew up locally in Orange and spent time volunteering at Yale New Haven Hospital during the summers. After graduating from Hopkins Grammar school, he continued college and medical school in Connecticut. Since returning from his fellowship at Harvard, he has developed a specialty Orthopaedic practice in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.

Dr. Bernstein is actively involved with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and has been asked by its presidents to serve on multiple task forces, the Residents and Fellows conference and Scientific Exhibits Committees. Besides his active clinical practice, he teaches at the Yale Medical School for Medical and Physician Associate Students as well as the Resident Doctors training in Orthopaedic Surgery.

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