Michael A. Bernstein, MD

Director for Pulmonary and Critical Care

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Stamford Health Medical Group

29 Hospital Plaza
Suite 505
Stamford, CT 06904

Main: (203) 348-2437
Fax: (203) 276-7243

Stamford Health Medical Group - Sleep Center

One Hospital Plaza
Stamford, CT 06904

Main: (203) 276-2300
Fax: (203) 276-2364

About Me

Dr. Bernstein is a Fairfield County native and returned to Stamford in 2010 after training at Duke University (Undergraduate and Medical School) and Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City (residency and fellowship).

Dr. Bernstein has a particular interest and board-certification in interventional pulmonology, a subspecialty within pulmonary medicine focused on bronchoscopy, lung cancer, pleural diseases and other procedures for the lung. He is the Co-Clinical Director for the Lung Cancer Screening and Lung Nodule Program at Stamford Hospital. Additionally, he has a strong clinical interest in critical care medicine.

Dr. Bernstein is the Director for Pulmonary and Critical Care at Stamford Hospital. He has additional clinical interests in COPD and sleep apnea, as well as asthma and dyspnea in adolescents.

In 2015, he won the Melville Magida Award from the Fairfield County MedicalSociety given to the top doctor under the age of 40. He has been listed in Top Docs Fairfield County and Top Docs Connecticut continuously since 2014. Dr. Bernstein is an active teacher in the Internal Medicine Residency at the Stamford Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine in Stamford for Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Pulmonary Medicine
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Sleep Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

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special interests

Interventional Pulmonology


Lung Cancer

Lung Nodules

Critical Care

Sleep Apnea




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Education & Training

Medical School

Duke University School of Medicine


Mount Sinai Medical Center


Mount Sinai Medical Center

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Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine


American College of Chest Physicians

American Thoracic Society

Society for Critical Care Medicine

American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology

International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

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