About Dr. Bernstein
Paula Bernstein PhD, MD is a gynecologist in private practice, affiliated with Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and an assistant clinical professor at UCLA. She serves as a consultant to Westside Medical Associates of Los Angeles providing comprehensive menopause and hormone replacement consultations.
Dr. Bernstein received her undergraduate degree in chemistry at Barnard College, and a PhD in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology. She obtained her MD from the University of Miami School of Medicine's PhD to MD program and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. She is board certified and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology with over thirty years of experience in caring for women.
Dr. Bernstein has had a longstanding interest in patient education. She is the author of two books on pregnancy and gynecology for the public and has appeared on both local and national television on programs such as 20/20 and NBC News. In the past ten years she has developed special interest and expertise in Menopause Medicine, basing her approach to hormone replacement therapy on risk assessment for the individual woman, the scientific evidence available in peer reviewed medical journals, and her in depth understanding of hormones and metabolism.