Dr. Bernstam completed medical school at The University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1995-1998. In addition to his MD, Dr. Bernstam holds Master’s degrees in computer engineering and biomedical informatics. He completed a National Library of Medicine post-doctoral fellowship in informatics at Stanford Medical Informatics.

Dr. Bernstam joined our Division in 2002 and currently holds a joint appointment at the McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI) and the Department of Internal Medicine (McGovern Medical School). Dr. Bernstam heads the biomedical informatics component of the UTHealth/MD Anderson Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) (Clinical and Translational Science Award). His research focuses on translational biomedical informatics, consumer informatics, and information retrieval. Dr. Bernstam’s research has been funded by the NIH, NSF, the Gulf Coast Consortium for Computational and Structural Biology, the Medical Letter, NASA, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Bernstam is board-certified in internal medicine and maintains an active clinical practice as a hospitalist. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI).


Medical Degree
University of Michigan Medical School
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI
Stanford University, Biomedical Informatics