Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

David Bernstein, MD Biography

Title:
Chief of Gastroenterology at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Health System
Position:
Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“These findings should encourage physicians to advise their patients with hepatitis C infection to avoid marijuana use.”

“Hepatitis C: Current State of the Art and Future Directions,” Oct. 21, 2004

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Health System
  • Physician, Division Of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, 1999-present
  • Past President, New York Gastroenterological Society
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology
Education:
  • Residency, Montefiore Medical Center
  • MD, State University of New York College of Medicine at Stony Brook
Other:
  • Dr. Bernstein has participated in more than 50 registration and investigator initiated research trials, has published more than 50 papers in peer reviewed journals and delivered more than 100 invited academic lectures on six continents
Quoted in:
  1. Is Marijuana an Effective Treatment for the Symptoms of Hepatitis C?