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New Nonsurgical Spine, Sports Medicine Specialist Joins Sports Medicine North

Board-certified, fellowship-trained physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor Kevin Bernard, M.D., has joined Sports Medicine North, the region’s most preferred orthopedic practice. Dr. Bernard is an interventional pain management specialist who offers advanced, conservative diagnostics and care for spine-related, nerve-related and musculoskeletal pain. Patients in need of specialized nonsurgical bone, joint and muscle care are encouraged to call (978) 818-6350 to be seen by Dr. Bernard in Peabody at 1 Orthopedics Drive, 2nd Floor; in Beverly at 30 Tozer Road, Suite 201; or in Newburyport at 1 Wallace Bashaw Jr. Way, Suite 3001.

With extensive training and experience, Dr. Bernard specializes in nonsurgical spine and sports medicine care. He provides treatment for patients of all activity levels, including weekend warriors as well as high school, college and professional athletes. His expertise includes advanced diagnostics, nonsurgical orthopedic care and interventional pain management procedures, such as:

  • Diagnostic ultrasound studies.
  • Electromyogram and nerve conduction studies.
  • Epidural steroid injections.
  • Facet joint injections.
  • Hip, knee and shoulder joint injections.
  • Radiofrequency ablation of the spine and knee.
  • Sacroiliac joint injections.
  • Therapeutic ultrasound injections.

“We are proud to have Dr. Bernard join Sports Medicine North to offer advanced, conservative options for our patients and help them get back to doing what they love,” says Practice President of Sports Medicine North Dr. David Fehnel. “He is dedicated to providing compassionate, individualized care, and he will be a great asset to our team of experts.”

Dr. Bernard completed medical school at The University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine. During his time there, Dr. Bernard pursued his interests in sports medicine and became involved with the Alabama Crimson Tide championship football team by assisting team physicians. During his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health, he provided medical coverage for the Special Olympics, the New York City and Brooklyn marathons and local high school football games in New York. Dr. Bernard later completed a spine fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston and stayed on as a staff physician in The Spine Center, conducting research through the Libert Family Spine Institute.

To learn more or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Bernard, call (978) 818-6350.