Dr. Bernstein is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Magna Cum Laude, at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1981. He served his surgical residency at Cherry Hills, New Jersey with special training in biomechanics, and then at Lindell Hospital in St. Louis, with special training in traumatology, rheumatology and diabetes. In addition to being a Qualified Medical Examiner for the State of California since 1998, Dr. Bernstein also provides independent physician review services for over fifteen California based workers’ compensation review organizations. Dr. Bernstein’s areas of expertize include diabetic complications, infectious disease, forefoot, rearfoot and ankle complications and fracture-osteotomy repair.