Dr. Michael Bernstein, MD

Dr. Michael Bernstein, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Michael Bernstein, MD is a cardiology specialist in Albany, NY. He graduated from Tel Aviv University / Sackler Faculty of Medicine and specializes in cardiology.Read his story

7 Southwoods Blvd Ste 4

Albany, NY 12211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypertension
very high
more than 98% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Bernstein's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bernstein "Dr. Michael Bernstein has been practicing cardiology in the Albany area since 1989. Dr. Bernstein joined Capital Cardiology Associates in 2009, after practicing independently in the Albany area for twenty years. Dr. Bernstein graduated cum laude from the University of Buffalo in 1975, with a degree in Biology. Dr. Bernstein entered the Sackler School of Medicine/NYS Program in 1980. After graduating medical school in 1984, Dr. Bernstein completed his internship and residency at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, in 1987. Dr. Bernstein subsequently completed his Cardiovascular Fellowship at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY in 1989. Dr. Bernstein is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Bernstein practices a full spectrum of cardiology, though stopped doing invasive cardiological procedures in 2012. Dr. Bernstein is particularly interested in valvular heart disease and preventative cardiology. Dr. Bernstein enjoys establishing new patient relationships and is still seeing new patients at this time. Dr. Bernstein is an avid skier, cyclist, swimmer and equestrian. His pass times include playing chess, reading economics and history and spending time with his family."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bernstein "Capital Cardiology Associates, PC is a benchmark cardiology practice committed to improving our patient's quality of life.

By providing state of the art diagnostics, board certified physicians and a caring and competent staff, we offer the highest quality of care in a comfortable, supportive atmosphere.

Capital Cardiology Associates provides a full range of diagnostic, interventional, surgical, therapeutic and preventative services in the treatment of cardiovascular disease to patients throughout the Capital Region. Our board-certified cardiologists offer a full range of cardiology services to treat all categories of heart disease."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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5  Procedures

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

  • Tel Aviv University / Sackler Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Maine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Maine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Fellowship 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

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernstein to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Bernstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been a patient of Dr. Bernstein for more than 20 years. He is very patient, easy to talk to and great at explaining in layman's terms what's going on with my health. Always addresses any concerns I may have about my condition and is very encouraging about what needs to be done to help me...more
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The doctor as well as his staff is wonderful. The treat you like you've been friends for years!! Dr Bernstein explained everything to me in detail so I was no longer scared. Between his nurse & the sweet young woman who did the ultrasound on my heart ( along w DrB) not only put me at ease but put...more
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I really like Dr. Bernstein. He is easy to talk to and is very patient friendly. I have recommended him to friends who saw him as well. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a knowledgeable patient friendly environment.
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He listens, he is comfortable to talk to, trust his judgment. He has cared for two generations in our family.
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