Office Address:
T-1208 MCN (2650), VUMC, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Room / Suite T-1208 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232

Melinda Owen Bass Chair in Medicine, Department of Medicine

Professional Highlights
Dr. Bernard received his undergraduate degree from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette in 1972 and his M.D from Louisiana State University in 1978. He trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky and completed subspecialty training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from 1976-1981, where he was the Parker B. Francis Fellow in Pulmonary Medicine and completed his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship.
Research Keywords

Sepsis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Previous Role/Title
Melinda Owen Bass Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine
bronchoscopy; pulmonary artery catheterization; thoracentesis; pulmonary function; exercise testing; asthma; lung needle biopsy and critical care


MD - Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana
BS - Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana