Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • General Dermatology
  • Skin Biopsies
  • Skin Examinations
  • Skin Screenings
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Benign Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis - Contact
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Warts
View all 9 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Family Practice
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA USA


  • Family Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 6/19/2018, Dr. Bernard has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

265 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.6
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

Dr. Bernard is by far one of the best doctors I have encounter in my lifetime.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019

Dr. Bernard is not only wonderful with adults but also ever so caring for children.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

I felt very uncomfortable with this doctor, I felt that he was not listening to my concerns, not happy with the diagnostic and treatment he gave us for my son. As woman I felt dismissed. He made us for him for a long time and then after the appointment he took awhile to bring us the paperwork and seemed upset when we asked about it.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019

Dr. Bernard is very knowledgeable and he was thorough, patient and extremely professional .

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

The Dr was so good to me. He listened to my concern and then proceeded to investigate and found the problem and solved it. He was very competent and professional while being a sympathetic listener.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019

Dr. Bernard is very thorough and takes the time to discuss your concerns. He is quite pleasant to work with and very knowledgeable. His treatment plan was very successful!

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2019

Dr. Bernard has worked with me without fail to alleviate my health condition where others failed for 45 years! He is one of the most engaged doctor I have and his staff is fantastic. they know me as a person and just not an appointment.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2019

Dr. Bernard is very engaging and attentive to all my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019

There was great workflow between checking in and being seen by the doctor. Dr. Bernard is a great physician and explained everything thoroughly

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2018

The Physician wa able ro respond to a medication change.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2018

Waiting is forever and then physician finally shows up and is in and out before you know it - no real care is expressed

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2018

Dr. Bernard has an excellent "bedside manner". He is an excellent communicator and takes the time to make me feel I am fully appraised of my medical situation. He is easy to understand and gladly explains anything i do not understand.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2018

dr Bernard was very kind patient and very courteous I felt very confident in his medical knowledge and would highly recommend him he's very professional

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2018

Hats off to Dr. Bernard he is a physician of consumate knowledge and patience. He is the reason I am still with Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2018

One of the best doctors I have seen in a long time.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

Took about 10-15 minutes for the doctor to come into the exam room.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

everyone was very nice. the doctor was wonderful

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

the doctor was very helpful

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2018

My experience with Dr. Bernard was excellent!!!!!!

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018

the receptionist, the assistant and the dr were all phenomenal.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

Great doctor, very friendly and explained what was happening during procedure. I would recommend him to family and friends.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2018

Dr. Bernard takes the time to listen to you and answer your questions in a manner you can understand. At the end of the visit, he always ask "do you have any questions or concerns" .

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2018

Dr. Bernard explained in detail what would occur during my visit

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

Dr Bernard's office was exceptional, in spite of my being tardy. Dr. Bernard was gracious and saw me, as well as spent time with me answering my questions.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

This was my second visit to Dr. Bernard's office, each time the nurse/assistant was super courteous.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2018

Dr. Bernard and his team are all both friendly and professional. They make me feel valued as a patient.

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