Bertie Bregman, M.D.


Dr. Bertie Bregman, M.D., is a distinguished family medicine physician based in New York City. A cum laude graduate in History from Princeton University, he furthered his studies in premedical sciences at Columbia University and earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. Dr. Bregman completed his residency in Family Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, where he later served in various leadership roles, including Chief of Service and Director of Family Medicine Inpatient Service at New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Allen Pavilion.

Currently, he is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and an Attending Physician at NYP Medical Center, with a private practice at Westside Family Medicine, PLLC since 2006. Dr. Bregman is also noted for his significant contributions to medical education, particularly in the integration of humanities into clinical practice, teaching at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.

He has co-authored several book chapters and articles, focusing on the intersection of narrative and medicine, and has been a vocal advocate for the use of film and creative writing as tools in medical education. Dr. Bregman’s work in patient-centered care and narrative competence has been recognized with multiple awards, including Family Medicine Teacher of the Year.

Bertie Bregman, M.D.
Bertie Bregman, M.D.Family Physician
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New York, New York 10025

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New York, New York 10028

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219 Driggs Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11222


University of Pennsylvania

Columbia University
Post-baccalaureate premedical sciences

Princeton University
B.A. cum laude, History


Licensure & Certification

American Board of Family Medicine