Dr. Ron Bernardin was born and raised in South Jersey, where he attended Collingswood High School. He received his B.S. in Biology and graduated summa cum laude from Villanova University. He earned his medical degree, again with summa cum laude distinction, from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine/Drexel College of Medicine before embarking on an 11 year career as an active duty physician in the United States Air Force. After completing his internship at Travis Air Force Base in northern California, Dr. Bernardin served four years as a flight surgeon at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. He then completed his residency in Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania. During his residency, he was awarded the American Academy of Dermatology Resident International Grant and participated in a month-long elective on the dermatology service at Princess Marina Hospital in Botswana. Dr. Bernardin also had the opportunity while in residency to serve as a counselor-physician at Camp Discovery, a summer camp for children with severe skin diseases. He fulfilled the final three years of his military commitment as the Chief of Dermatology at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska. He now lives in South Jersey with his wife Melissa.
Dr. Bernardin is a Board Certified Dermatologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.