Dr. Cheryl Bernstein, MD

Dr. Cheryl Bernstein, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Cheryl Bernstein, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry in 1994 and specializes in pain medicine and pain medicine anesthesiology.

1350 Locust St Ste 411

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Contact Information

(412) 232-4040

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Bernstein's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  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*

42  Conditions Treated

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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

1.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernstein to family and friends
62 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (48)

Dr. Bernstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • 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 (13)

I have never had an issue with Dr Bernstein. In fact, she has been one of the most compassionate, attentive and knowledgeable doctors I have had in the last 8 years. I have multiple and complicated diagnosis that she seems to acknowledge and sincerely want to help me out with. If I did not see her...more
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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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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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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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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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