Elana J. Bernstein, MD, MSc

Elana J. Bernstein, MD, MSc

Elana J. Bernstein, MD, MSc

Specialties: RheumatologyMore specialties
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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Magnacare national
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare

About Elana J. Bernstein, MD, MSc


Dr. Bernstein's clinical and research interests focus on systemic sclerosis (scleroderma), as well as on the treatment of interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension in patients with autoimmune diseases. Dr. Bernstein has a special interest in the management of autoimmune diseases during pregnancy. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and an Assistant Attending at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Bernstein is the Program Director of the CUMC/NYP Scleroderma Program.Dr. Bernstein graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society while a medical student ...
Dr. Bernstein's clinical and research interests focus on systemic sclerosis (scleroderma), as well as on the treatment of interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension in patients with autoimmune diseases. Dr. Bernstein has a special interest in the management of autoimmune diseases during pregnancy. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and an Assistant Attending at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Bernstein is the Program Director of the CUMC/NYP Scleroderma Program.Dr. Bernstein graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society while a medical student at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She was the recipient of the American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award and the Charles L. Christian Award for Excellence in Musculoskeletal Research while a rheumatology fellow at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Bernstein has received grants from the National Institutes of Health, Arthritis Foundation, and Rheumatology Research Foundation to study lung disease in scleroderma. Her ongoing research projects focus on interstitial lung disease in scleroderma and on lung transplantation in patients with autoimmune diseases.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Expertise

  • (SLE) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Antiphospholipid Syndromes
  • Autoimmune Disease in Pregnancy
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Lupus In Pregnancy
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Myositis
  • Polymyositis
  • Pregnancy and Rheumatic Diseases
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Vasculitis

Education

  • Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Medical School: Amherst College
  • Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Medical School: Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Awards


  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award
  • Arthritis Foundation Clinical to Research Transition Award
  • Charles L. Christian Award for Excellence in Musculoskeletal Research
  • KL2 Post-Doctoral Scholar Award
  • Rheumatology Research Foundation Scientist Development Award

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