Elana Jaye Bernstein, MD

Elana Jaye Bernstein, MD Specialties: Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Elana Jaye Bernstein, MD
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

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About Elana Jaye Bernstein, MD

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


  • Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

  • 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 Lupus Erythematosus

  • Systemic Sclerosis

  • Vasculitis


  • Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology