ABOUT DR. BERNSTEIN
Deborah R. Bernstein offers her patients a unique blend of specialties, combining traditional medical training with holistic and nutritional certifications.
Deborah R. Bernstein graduated from Douglass College, Rutgers University with a BA in Human Communication and Minor in Psychology. She worked in sales after graduation. She then studied at University of Bridgeport for her Masters in Bio-Nutrition and took graduate courses in Psychology, and Exercise Physiology.
After graduating from medical school at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, she completed a general medicine internship and specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She continues to take many additional courses, most of which are oriented towards nutrition, functional medicine, and holistic medicine.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is a medical specialty that considers the whole person and looks at non-surgical methods for reducing pain and restoring function.
Functional Medicine is a patient centered healthcare approach that focuses attention on biochemical individuality, metabolic balance, environmental factors and an individual’s unique personal experiences.
Holistic Medicine is the art and science of healing that addresses the whole person: mind, body and spirit. The practice of Holistic Medicine integrates conventional and alternative therapies to promote optimal health and well being.
She is currently board certified in both Physical Medicine and Integrative/Holistic Medicine. She is also amongst the first group of practitioners to become an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner.
She is a proud member of the Doylestown Food Co-op and is one of their Eco-System Partners. She has been of support to the Product Committee in the selection of various products and vendors for the Co-op.
Dr Debbie Bernstein is happily married and the mother of 2 children and one toy poodle.
She enjoys the outdoors, composing and playing the piano, gardening, traveling, continually learning and walking in nature with friends.
She is committed to serving her patients in creating better quality in their lives through taking a holistic approach to optimal health and well being.
Dr. Debbie Bernstein was featured in the August/September 2010 issue of Bucks County Woman. The article discusses her love of music, the planet and holistic medicine. To read the article entitled “Holistic MD Takes a Musical Path to Healing,” please click on this link: Bucks County Woman - September 2010