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Bernstein, Richard, MD





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Arthroscopic Surgery, Trauma/Fractures, Upper Extremity Surgery

Hospitals and Organizations


Brigham and Women's Hospital

Medical School
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Hartford Hospital
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Professional Organizations

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Connecticut Orthopaedic Society
  • American Medical Association


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.