Dr. David Bernstein, MD

Dr. David Bernstein, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. David Bernstein, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.Read his story

201 Cedar St SE Ste 6600

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Contact Information

(505) 724-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Bernstein's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bernstein "Dr. David Bernstein specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery at New Mexico Orthopaedics and primarily treats patients who have suffered sports-related injuries. He has chosen to dedicate his practice to the care of hands, which play such an integral role in one's life and interaction with the surrounding world. Dr. Bernstein engages his patients in the creation and implementation of their own plans of care, knowing that the success of the plan of care relies greatly upon their understanding of the diagnosis and treatment options available. Away from the office, Dr. Bernstein enjoys going for a run through the Bosque or the foothills of Albuquerque and skiing. He is an avid cyclist, including his daily commute to and from the office. Dr. Bernstein has participated in 10K races and has run marathons with a personal best of 2 hours 47 minutes. He finds it even more enjoyable when he is able to share his time and love of the outdoors with his family."

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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26  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Geisinger Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Michael Reese Hospital And Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harvard University Brigham And Wmns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bernstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bernstein's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernstein to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Bernstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Bernstein has performed carpel tunnel surgery on my right hand with excellent results. He very patiently made sure I understood exactly what the surgery entailed. I am not scheduled for surgery on my left carpel tunnel problem which also will extend to my left trigger thumb and the nerve in my...more
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Dr. Bernstein is an incredibly good doctor. He explains things in a way that is easily understood by the general population. He does not rush during office visits and is very patient with questions. He has done three surgeries on me and I am very pleased with the results.
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Hi, we're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations! We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care!

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I would not recommend this nasty person, to my worst enemy. He was rude condescending, preoccupied, over confident and had very little interest in anything I had to say. I put of further diagnostics of my hand as I was so fearful to go back to this clinic. He knew the healing of my injury was not...more
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Hi Anonymous, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. Please reach out to us at your earliest convenience so we may further assist you in working towards a resolution. (505) 724-4300

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He is interested only in your $ Not welfare of his clients. He let my husband go for 18 months without a shoulder evaluation that we desperately needed and kept ignoring that my husband was telling him he was in extreme shoulder pain. he also ignored that my husband was not having feeling in a...more
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Seems ti know what he is doing..No complaints.
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