About

Mark E. Bernard, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He previously completed an internship in internal medicine and residency in radiation oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he was a co-chief resident during his final year.

Dr. Bernard earned his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed a post-baccalaureate Cancer Research Training Program at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. Previous to that, he received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Bernard’s clinical interests include gastrointestinal malignancies, breast cancer, gynecologic malignancies, brachytherapy, stereotactic body radiation therapy, and stereotactic radiosurgery.

He has received several academic and clinical honors, including the Jeffery Shogan Award for Excellence in Radiation Oncology Research, the American Society of Clinical Oncology Medical Student Rotation Award, the Gateway Medical Society Academic Achievement Award, and NIH grants. He is a current member of the American Brachytherapy Society, the American Society of Radiation Oncology, and the NRG Oncology Uterine Corpus Committee.

Outside of his job, Dr. Bernard enjoys reading about history, studying the Bible, and grilling.

Personal Statement: “Our department has innovative technology to deliver a highly conformal radiation dose to treat our patients, while sparing the normal organs. This allows for the maximum chance of cure while limiting side effects. Our institution fosters an atmosphere that motivates intellectual advancement of our field. Patient care and research development are of high importance, which in turn provides many opportunities to stimulate our academic minds and address unsolved questions in patient care—all in a friendly environment. UK also encourages close multidisciplinary collaboration throughout our healthcare network.”

Faculty Rank

  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Medicine
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Training & Education

Degree

University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

Residency

Radiation Oncology, UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)

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4.79 out of 5
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    Dr. Bernard was extremely helpful and really listened to me and answered all of my questions.

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    They walked me/family thru the whole process, broke it down to where you could understand completely.

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    I LOVE Dr Bernard. He is a wonderful Dr. And man
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      He went above and beyond to ensure I was informed. He outlined the story of my diagnosis and all the steps of treatment to current. This made me feel that he knew my case and was able to make the best decision for my care. He took great care to outline the next steps and what that would look like for me. He even pulled up a video of how radiation was given to a patient.
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      *Dr. Bernard was excellent.
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      My experience was good.
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      No tengo malas experiencias todo esta muy bien - "I have no bad experiences, everything is fine."