Dr. Cheryl Bernstein, MD

Dr. Cheryl Bernstein, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(61)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Cheryl Bernstein, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

1350 Locust St Ste 411

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Contact Information

(412) 232-4040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Johns Hopkins University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Health Center Of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of MD Med Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bernstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bernstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernstein to family and friends
1.7
based on 61 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (61)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (48)

Dr. Bernstein's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

in Pittsburgh, PA |
Absolutely would never recommend her to anyone. If she as only direct and not mincing words I could handle that. She is rude, demeaning, judgemental, uncaring. She makes up her mind and will not listen to you in the three minutes she spends with you. She makes you feel like an addict, and...more
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in Pittsburgh, PA |
Absolutely agree with the one-star reviews. (Difficult for me to type due to current condition.) I worked in QA in healthcare for several decades and absolutely would have recommended her dismissal. I would love to recommend her to several of the other one-star (with the exception of obvious...more
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Pittsburgh, PA |
Wow! This woman is a witch! Don't waste your time. There are many great pain doctors in PGH. How does she keep a job? NOT good for UPMC. The most miserable, condescending, person I've met! One star is far too kind.
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Pitcairn, PA |
Dr Bernstein is terrible, condescending, arrogant and ignorant. I met with the resident for at least 30 minutes going over my history and diagnoses. He seemed compassionate and understanding. He went into the hall to relay everything to her and her response was "She's lying. That doesn't even...more
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in Pittsburgh, PA |
I have been a patient of Dr. Bernstein for over 10 years for many reasons: She does not mince words and is very direct when presenting her recommendations, none of which have ever failed to help me (including multiple changes in medications and three rounds of PT/OT/psychological treatment); Dr....more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bernstein accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bernstein has admitting privileges

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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