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Robert Bernstein, M.D., Chief of Staff

Robert Bernstein, M.D., Chief of Staff

Robert Bernstein, M.D., joins Shriners Hospitals for Children - Portland after his time at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he served as medical director of their Orthopaedic Center and vice-chair of clinical affairs for the Department of Orthopaedics. As chief of staff, Dr. Bernstein will lead the team of 11 pediatric orthopaedic surgeons on staff at the Portland Shriners Hospital. Dr. Bernstein was introduced to the Shriners Hospitals for Children health care system after practicing at the Los Angeles Shriners Hospital from 1994-2001, and he was eager to return to the Shriners Hospitals for Children system when the opportunity presented itself.

Dr. Bernstein earned his medical degree at University of Southern California and completed his orthopaedic residency at Massachusetts General Hospital under the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program. He also completed a fellowship in spine surgery at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at Boston Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. 

He specializes in all facets of pediatric orthopaedics, with a focus on pediatric spine disorders and dwarfism.


  • Medical Degree, University of Southern California
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital 
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Hospital

Listen to a podcast with Dr. Bernstein