Dr. Chaim Bernstein, MD

Dr. Chaim Bernstein, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Chaim Bernstein, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

3131 Kings Hwy Ste D10

Brooklyn, NY 11234

Contact Information

(718) 676-1028

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Bernstein performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Shortness of Breath
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cough
very high
more than 95% of peers
Bronchiectasis
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Brookdale Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Brookdale Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Manhattan Va Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bernstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bernstein does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bernstein and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Bernstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernstein to family and friends
2.8
based on 16 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Bernstein's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Brooklyn, NY |
Shows no interest in his patient. Spent 45 minutes+ doing paper and computer work past my appointment time with no other patients to see but me.
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in Brooklyn , NY |
Dr. Chaim Bernstein has been treating me for COPD/ENPHEMZEMA since 1995. I am now 83 years old. He is kind, caring and has kept me alive and breathing comfortably. He makes himself easily accessible to my daughter in the event she has any questions regarding my breathing problems. I would recommend...more
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in Brooklyn, NY |
I had a very serious condition when I went to urgent care. They said I had lung cancer. I went to Dr. Bernstein who diagnosed the problem with precision, care, accuracy and proper guidance. He reassured me it was a goiter, not cancer. He guided me through the whole process. He is treating me...more
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Valley Stream, NY |
Dr. Bernstein is one of the most brilliant, compassionate, and caring physicians I have met. He is very attentive and treats each patient with the utmost respect. His care and concern is remarkable. I would definitely recommend Dr. Bernstein to any friends or relatives that would need a...more
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Floral Park, NY |
I would definitely recommend Dr Bernstein After having gone to other physicians he was able to diagnose my condition Ha really spent time with me and explained everything Although I waited a while till I was seen it was worth it when I was seen
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Next Day
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Dr. Bernstein accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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