Steven H. Bernstein Jr., M.D. Physician


Steven H. Bernstein, M.D. has been in practice since 2001.  He does general orthopedic surgery with a focus on sports related injury at The Summit Orthopaedics division in Chevy Chase, Maryland.  He is fellowship trained and specializes in arthroscopic surgery involving the knee, shoulder, and ankle.  His expertise is in shoulder instability, rotator cuff repair, ACL reconstruction, cartilage injury/repair, patellar instability, and meniscal repair.  

Areas Of Expertise

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder

Fracture Care

ACL Reconstruction and Revision

Knee Cartilage Injury and Restoration

Meniscus Repair

Patellar Instability

Rotator Cuff Repair

Shoulder Instability


Sports Medicine

Medical Degree

Brown University Medical School; Providence, RI


University of Maryland Medical System/Shock Trauma Center; Baltimore, MD


Sports Medicine Fellowship at Washington University / Barnes Hospital; in St. Louis, MO affiliated with the St. Louis Cardinals, Rams, and Blues.

Washington University Athletics


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Professional Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Major Accomplishments

Administrative Chief Resident, University of Maryland

Classified as “Outstanding”, Brown Medical School

Dartmouth Hitchcock Foundation Grant Recipient

Publications in American Journal of Sports Medicine 

Hospital Affiliations

Bethesda Chevy Chase Surgery Center

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Suburban Hospital

Surgery Center of Chevy Chase

Affiliated Surgery Centers

Bethesda Chevy Chase Surgery Center