Dr. Michael Bernstein has been practicing cardiology in the Albany area since 1989. Dr. Bernstein joined Capital Cardiology Associates in 2009, after practicing independently in the Albany area for twenty years.

Dr. Bernstein graduated cum laude from the University of Buffalo in 1975, with a degree in Biology.  Dr. Bernstein entered the Sackler School of Medicine/NYS Program in 1980. After graduating medical school in 1984, Dr. Bernstein completed his internship and residency at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, in 1987. Dr. Bernstein subsequently completed his Cardiovascular Fellowship at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY in 1989.

Dr. Bernstein is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

Dr. Bernstein practices a full spectrum of cardiology, though stopped doing invasive cardiological procedures in 2012.  Dr. Bernstein is particularly interested in valvular heart disease and preventative cardiology.  Dr. Bernstein enjoys establishing new patient relationships and is still seeing new patients at this time.

Dr. Bernstein is an avid skier, cyclist, swimmer and equestrian. His pastimes include playing chess, reading economics and history and spending time with his family.