Richard A. Bernstein, MD
Dr. Bernstein grew up locally in Orange and spent time volunteering at Yale New Haven Hospital during the summers. After graduating from Hopkins Grammar school, he continued college and medical school in Connecticut. Since returning from his fellowship at Harvard, he has developed a specialty Orthopaedic practice in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.
Dr. Bernstein is actively involved with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and has been asked by its presidents to serve on multiple task forces, the Residents and Fellows conference and Scientific Exhibits Committees. Besides his active clinical practice, he teaches at the Yale Medical School for Medical and Physician Associate Students as well as the Resident Doctors training in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr.Bernstein was inducted and served as the President of The New England Hand Society in 2020. He is the Medical Director of the Connecticut Orthopaedic Surgery Center located in Milford, Connecticut and is currently Chairman of the Courses and Meetings Advisory Committee for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Bernstein recently received another appointment from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) to serve as Co-Chair of the Courses and Meetings Advisory Committee to begin in the Fall of 2023.
He is the Medical Director of the Connecticut Orthopaedic Surgery Center located in Milford, Connecticut.