Bruce Bernheim, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine

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Advocate Medical Group

1775 Ballard Road

Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Office: 847-318-2500

Fax: 847-318-2588

Meet Bruce Bernheim, MD

About me



  • Residency: Lutheran General Hospital
  • Internship: Lutheran General Hospital
  • Medical School: Chicago Medical School, Finch University Of Health Sciences

Board certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 747 patient ratings.


July 25, 2020 7:47 AM

Very thorough in his approach. Easy to talk to. Never feel rushed.

July 25, 2020 7:47 AM

Always feels that he cares about me.

July 21, 2020 8:53 AM

excellent physician

July 21, 2020 8:53 AM

all good expieriences.

July 20, 2020 3:20 PM

excellent care!!!

July 20, 2020 3:06 PM

Very good

July 20, 2020 6:32 AM

Dr. Bernheim always makes time to listen - he's very thorough.

July 18, 2020 7:32 AM

He did a good examination

July 8, 2020 11:04 AM

Dr. Bruce always listens & takes the time to talk about how to continue my health being good.

July 8, 2020 11:04 AM

I been seeing Dr. Bruce S. Bernheim for very long time and for me is excellent. I trust in him very much and I think he is one a the best doctors in the Advocate teams. Specialists and surgeons and clerks etc., etc.

July 8, 2020 11:04 AM

"Very good experience." Everybody in there are very helpful.

July 2, 2020 2:23 PM

Dr Bernheim is an excellent physician and I am happy to have him for my doctor

July 2, 2020 2:12 PM

very happy to have Dr Bernheim as my doctor

July 2, 2020 9:16 AM

He makes me feel very comfortable

July 2, 2020 9:16 AM

He always is caring

June 22, 2020 1:29 PM

Dr. Bernheim is a good Dr.

June 20, 2020 2:18 PM

As always, excellent experience. Have been with Dr. Bernheim for more than 20 years because of the continuing excellent care, knowledge and advice he has provided both my husband and myself.

May 27, 2020 4:47 AM

Have this provider over 35 years.

May 23, 2020 12:07 PM

This is the first time we had a video visit. every thing went well and Dr. Bernheim spent time to explain about my test results and precautions. He is a good listener and he cares about the welfare of his patients.

May 23, 2020 12:07 PM

I have all good experiences with Dr. Bernheim. Knowing Dr. Bernheim, I doubt any of his patients has any bad experience with him.

May 23, 2020 7:42 AM

Dr. Bernheim has been my primary physician for 40 years. I trust him completely.

May 20, 2020 8:27 AM

This experience was on zoom. Very well done.

May 19, 2020 8:00 PM

at the start of this suravy I it was about a telephone conversation I had with Bruce.bruce has been very helpful

May 18, 2020 3:02 PM

Excellent experience.

May 18, 2020 3:02 PM

Very nice doctor.

May 13, 2020 8:34 AM

My favorite provider, always attentive to the patient's needs. You can rely on him.

May 11, 2020 8:55 AM

Excellent coverage, Dr. Bernstein was very concerned. I appreciate his help.

May 5, 2020 10:10 AM

My experience with Dr. Bernheim during these times was as good as I feel it could have been.

May 3, 2020 2:06 PM

hi is the best doctor in the hole world

April 27, 2020 3:24 PM

Extremely helpful and understanding with all medical questions and concerns

April 22, 2020 8:01 AM

Dr. Bernheim is a good doctor. He listens, he's on time and I like him!

April 21, 2020 9:35 AM

Times are tough with COVID-19 and the doctors, nurses and receptionists are all wonderful!

April 6, 2020 3:52 PM

It was over the phone so it was different then any other visit... Dr Bernheim did talk to me over the concerns I had. It was done pretty quickly because of this and we didn't go over anything else, but my concerns which were taken care of.

April 5, 2020 6:53 AM

very good

April 4, 2020 12:16 PM


April 4, 2020 12:16 PM

Provided good care in a efficient amount of time. Very knowledgeable, good bedside manner. Can't wait to try video next time.

March 31, 2020 9:23 AM

thanks for listening

March 31, 2020 9:23 AM

great care and service

March 30, 2020 8:20 PM

Felt visit went well overall, was satisfied with services provided.

March 28, 2020 9:04 AM

I'm looking for another doctor. this one doesn't communicate very well. I found out about blood work order by accident. Went to the lab and out of curiosity checked in at kiosk.

March 28, 2020 9:04 AM

it's easy to get an appointment but if it's something more serious just referred to specialist. Just feel like provider doesn't care and too busy. Going to look for a new doctor after being with this one for around 6 yrs. It progressively been getting worse.

March 28, 2020 3:10 AM

good man very respectable

March 28, 2020 3:10 AM

I feel that im in good hands with him

March 24, 2020 12:29 PM

Dr. Bernheim has been my primary care physician since Dr. X retired. I am very pleased to have Dr. Bernheim as my physician and I have great confidence in his professional judgments.

March 23, 2020 7:29 PM


March 23, 2020 7:29 PM

Good experiance

March 21, 2020 10:34 AM

great caring doctor. depth of knowledge. great demeanor.

March 21, 2020 6:17 AM

Excellent. more then 25 yrs my family seeing him. he is by FAR the best.

March 21, 2020 6:17 AM

The best. Always takes care of my wife and I. We will NEVER leave him.

March 18, 2020 6:29 AM

My doctor is excellent.

March 17, 2020 11:15 AM

Dr. Bernheim is my regular doctor. He is always very welcoming and friendly. I have been seeing him for many years.

March 17, 2020 11:15 AM

I appreciate that Dr. Bernheim has been my doctor for many years and is very familiar with all of my medical history.

March 17, 2020 9:19 AM

Dr. Bernheim is the best provider. He runs an efficient office and I always get the answers I need when I contact him. I feel privileged to have him as my provider.

March 17, 2020 9:00 AM

It was a very good vist

March 17, 2020 4:24 AM

professional and helpful and courteous as always.

March 17, 2020 4:24 AM

Dr bernheim is a doctor.who cares about his patients.

March 14, 2020 9:51 PM

He's a great Dr. I would recommend him,.He listens to everything you have to say and would help you in anyway,

March 14, 2020 9:51 PM

Good experience,

March 14, 2020 7:25 PM

Dr Bernheim is the best doctor ever. He has taken such good care of my family for years and years. We owe our health and well being to this smart, compassionate man.

March 14, 2020 7:25 PM

Always a good experience with Dr Bernheim.

March 10, 2020 8:50 AM

easy in and out with doctor and nurses. comfortable talking about health and wellness.

March 9, 2020 10:36 PM

Dr. Bernheim did a superb job in making sure I understand the numerous implications associated with test results

March 9, 2020 10:36 PM

Dr. Bernheim is a compassionate medical professional who cares deeply about my overall health. He also goes above and beyond to alleviate and remove any fears I have about my health. Dr. Bernheim is a remarkable medical professional who has provided outstanding guidance to ensure that I get the absolute best results regarding my overall health. In addition, Dr. Bernheim is highly accessible and easy to communicate with.

March 9, 2020 6:22 PM

Dr. Bernheim has been my primary care Doc. for over 25 years. He's the best!

March 1, 2020 8:34 AM

The Dr. was fine.....The people in his office could use some people training...

February 24, 2020 9:26 PM

I feel at ease with Dr Bernheim and free to bring up any concerns.

February 22, 2020 6:50 AM

very good as always

February 22, 2020 6:50 AM


February 18, 2020 6:36 PM

Dr. Bruce Bernheim is "present" in all ways during my appointments with him. He is informed about the status of all aspects of my health and future care. He is "on top" of my care and I feel that he values me as his patient and as a human being. He is living proof of the mission statement of Advocate Medical Group. You need more professionals just like him. He has restored my faith in the healthcare industry.

February 18, 2020 6:36 PM

Dr. Bruce Bernheim is a very conscientious, ethical, and caring professional. He has put together a most incredible team of physicians for my total care. I am very grateful to have him as my internist and consider him to be a valued friend as well.

February 18, 2020 5:57 AM


February 17, 2020 1:31 PM

Dr. Bernheim is wonderful, caring, compassionate and a very good listener.

February 15, 2020 11:55 PM

All good.

February 15, 2020 2:19 PM


February 15, 2020 2:19 PM

good experience

February 13, 2020 12:41 PM

Very satisfied with visiting with Dr. Bruce Bernheim and other medical staff.

February 10, 2020 2:04 PM

Very thorough. Addressed all of my concerns. Follow up clearly defined.

February 8, 2020 7:04 AM

Dr. Berheim is always encouraging my geed health habits and very supportive. He helps me avoid problems.

February 8, 2020 7:04 AM

Best dr. ever. Been going to him for 30 yrs. He took care of my husband also.

February 5, 2020 10:32 AM

Dr. Bernheim is awesome!

January 28, 2020 1:30 PM

Everything went well.

January 28, 2020 1:30 PM

Good experience.

January 28, 2020 9:31 AM

Dr Bernheim is a wonderful doctor! I have been visiting him for many years.

January 28, 2020 9:31 AM

I am unhappy with the lack of being able to visit my primary care physician when I am sick. When I first started using Advocate many years ago, I was able to call the office when I was sick and a certain number of appointments were allocated for sick patients. I was almost always guaranteed to be able to see MY doctor that day or the next. Now, if I call when I am sick they offer me appointments 2 or 3 weeks later. I've noticed that Advocate is moving more toward getting as many people in and out in a day as possible, like herding animals, rather than truly being concerned for patients well being. This may be a dealbreaker for me as to continuing to use Advocate as my provider.

January 27, 2020 4:05 PM

Dr Bernheim is terrific

January 27, 2020 12:37 PM


January 27, 2020 12:21 PM

I feel that Dr. Bernheim is an exceptional health care provider.

January 20, 2020 12:12 PM

I feel comfortable with Dr. Bernheim. He's always courteous and helpful.

January 20, 2020 12:12 PM

When I call for an appointment I am always able to schedule a visit promptly. If I need to speak with my doctors nurse, I always hear back the same day. I am very happy with Advocate

January 13, 2020 1:56 PM

Dr. Bernheim is a wonderful doctor. I have been coming to Nesset pavilion for several years now at least once annually. I've never had anything but good experiences with the care givers, but Dr. Bruce is my best experience of all.

January 13, 2020 1:56 PM

I will continue to ask for Dr. Bernheim for all my future appointments. I am aware that doctors and health professionals are always overworked and busy, but I have never been rushed or dismissed by Dr Bruce. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a doctor.

January 11, 2020 8:05 AM

Dr, Burnheim is always caring an concerned and takes time to listen and is respectful and knowledgeable. I have the greatest respect and trust him exclusively. I feel fortunate and blessed to have a doctor like Dr. Burnheim.

January 6, 2020 2:59 PM

very efficient and most appreciated, great sense of humor!

January 6, 2020 2:37 PM

Dr. Bernheim was excellent - as always

December 30, 2019 2:47 PM


December 29, 2019 5:43 PM

physician is spending way too much time on computer. At least 5 mins at beginning of appt. he is entering info. He never spoke to me during those 5 minutes so how could he be answering any questions. Is he just making up answers? I told him I was short of breath upon arising. All he did was order a test (echocardiogram). That was the end of discussion. AMG physicians are forced to see too many pts. per hour and care is suffering. i will be searching for someone not affiliated with AMG. I also used pt. portal to contact physician 5 days ago that my husband had a heart attack and was in another hospital. He is also a pt. of Dr. Bernheim and despite the fact the AMG site says he will answer in two days, I've heard nothing. Overall, AMG is a huge disappointment.

December 24, 2019 4:31 PM

Dr.berheim is a excellent doctor.I trust him very much.

December 24, 2019 3:17 AM

Even though I live in Indiana, I continue to see several of my doctors in Illinois. I feel better seeing these doctors for my health issues. I feel confident in my established treatment plans with these doctors.

December 24, 2019 3:17 AM

I'm very happy with my doctors through Advocate Aurora.

December 23, 2019 2:09 PM

When you call to make a appointment the person that you talk to needs training, doesn't listen to what you need gets dates mixed up .Advocate needs to train these people that take appointments for Medicare patients.

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