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Gary L Bernardini, MD, PhD

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Gary L Bernardini, MD, PhD

Dr. Gary Bernardini is a board certified Neurologist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology specializing in Vascular Neurology. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Bernardini has served as principal investigator in several clinical research studies on topics such as therapeutic options in the management of large hemispheric infarcts, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and use of newer neurointerventional techniques to treat acute ischemic stroke. He has been published in numerous clinical journals, including The Neurohospitalist, Stroke, Neurology, The Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases and The Journal of Vascular Surgery. He has presented more than 65 lectures on the various facets of stroke care as well.

Dr. Bernardini is an active member of many professional organizations including the Neurocritical Care Society, Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, American Society of Neuroimaging, the American Academy of Neurology, the Society of Sigma Xi, and the Scientific Research Association. In addition, he is a fellow of the American Heart Association’s Stroke Council.

Dr. Bernardini completed his fellowship in stroke and neurological critical care at the Neurological Institute of New York at NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center and completed his residency in neurology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Bernardini is also NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Inaugural Chairman of a new Department of Neurology and is an attending Neurologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center.


Board Certification
  • Neurology
Medical/Graduate School
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
Area of Interest
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Stroke
  • Neurophysiology
  • Critical Care
  • Vascular Neurology