Steven H. Bernstein, M.D.

Steven H. Bernstein, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 704
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-5823

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Steven H. Bernstein, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the
Lymphoma Biology Program at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, NY. He earned a medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. Subsequently, he was a clinical fellow in hematology and oncology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and a research fellow in medicine in the Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

Dr. Bernstein is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, American Association for Cancer Research, American Society of Hematology, and American College of Physicians. Dr. Bernstein is also a member of the Lymphoma Working Group, Lymphoma Core Committee, and Lymphoma Biology Committee of the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG). He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and has
authored numerous abstracts and four book chapters. Dr. Bernstein has been awarded numerous grants to study hematologic malignancies and has been the principal investigator for many clinical protocols in lymphomas and leukemias.

Awards & Honors (Local)

American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Career Development Award 1992
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Supplemental Stipend Award 1990
American Cancer Society Physicians Research Training Grant 1987
Phi Beta Kappa 1980
B.A. Degree, Magna Cum Laude 1980

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Cancer Center


Hematology and Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | New York Univ Sch Medicine1984
BA | Arts & Sciences | Brandeis University1980

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research in Clinical Pharmacology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute07/11/1988 - 06/30/1990
Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Beth Israel Hospital07/01/1987 - 06/30/1991
Residency in Internal Medicine at Bellevue Hospital Center07/01/1985 - 06/30/1987
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Chicago Hospitals07/01/1984 - 06/30/1985