Dr. Adam D. Bernstein, MD

Dr. Adam D. Bernstein, MD


Orthopedic Sports Medicine | Male | 45 years old

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Dr. Bernstein says...

Dr. Bernstein attended the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Bioengineering. He graduated magna cum lauda and was elected to the Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honors Society. Orthopaedic related research during his college years included work on ACL matrix scaffolding and anthropomorphic design.

Dr. Bernstein graduated Georgetown University Medical School with honors and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. Following medical school, he completed his general surgery internship at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center. During residency at the New York University/Hospital for Joint Diseases-Orthopaedic Institute, he participated in extensive orthopaedic research. Dr. Bernstein's research culminated with authoring publications in the following peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Arthroscopy, The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, The American Journal of Orthopedics, Orthopedics, and the Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases. In his final year of residency, Dr. Bernstein was awarded a Senior Resident Research Award from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU/HJD.

Following his residency, Dr. Bernstein completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan. This training was dedicated to sports medicine and athletic trauma. During this training, Dr. Bernstein had the privilege to join the medical staff of the New York Jets, New York Islanders, Hofstra University, Hunter College and the United States Open Tennis Tournament.

Dr. Bernstein says...

Dr. Bernstein joined Garden State Orthopaedics as an attending physician in 2003. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and was amongst the first group of orthopaedic surgeons in the nation to obtain a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Bernstein has a specialty interest in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery–including ACL reconstruction, arthroscopic shoulder instability/rotator cuff repair, and elbow arthroscopy. He has privileges at the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey and the NYU/Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan. Dr. Bernstein has been appointed as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at the New York University School of Medicine. He serves as a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

Dr. Bernstein's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  •  Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia


  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    New York University Medical Center

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

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  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Distal Clavicle Excision Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subcromial Decompression
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate