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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. David Bernhardt specializes in primary care sports medicine. He is board certified in pediatrics and fellowship trained in primary care sports medicine. He is a team physician for the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department. In this role, he provides medical coverage for Badger men’s basketball, cross country and track, as well as women’s volleyball, crew, cross country and track. His special interests include medical and muscoleskeletal problems in athletes along with obesity and sports medicine.


Orthopedic Surgery

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Pediatric Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

UW Health Clinics

University Station Clinic
(608) 263-6421 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Research Park Clinic
(608) 263-8850 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW Health at The American Center
(608) 263-8850 | (844) 607-4800 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Sports Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Sports Medicine
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, 1989


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2016

Best Doctors® in America 2015

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

  • Immunizations
  • Pediatric Preventive Exams
  • Preventive Exams
  • Sports Physicals

Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
De Smet AA Davis KW Dahab KS Blankenbaker DG del Rio AM Bernhardt DT . Is there an association between superolateral Hoffa fat pad edema on MRI and clinical evidence of fat pad impingement? AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Nov;199(5):1099-104
[PubMed ID: 23096185]
Haskins S Bernhardt DT Koscik RL . Screening for insulin resistance and cardiovascular risk in collegiate football linemen. Clin J Sport Med. 2011 May;21(3):233-6
[PubMed ID: 21490503]
Smith DV Bernhardt DT . Hip injuries in young athletes. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2010 Sep-Oct;9(5):278-83
[PubMed ID: 20827092]
Demorest RA Bernhardt DT Best TM Landry GL . Pediatric residency education: is sports medicine getting its fair share? Pediatrics. 2005 Jan;115(1):28-33
[PubMed ID: 15629978]
Carrel AL Bernhardt DT . Exercise prescription for the prevention of obesity in adolescents. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2004 Dec;3(6):330-6
[PubMed ID: 15509475]
De Smet AA Winter TC Best TM Bernhardt DT . Dynamic sonography with valgus stress to assess elbow ulnar collateral ligament injury in baseball pitchers. Skeletal Radiol. 2002 Nov;31(11):671-6
[PubMed ID: 12395281]
Halstead ME Bernhardt DT . Common infections in the young athlete. Pediatr Ann. 2002 Jan;31(1):42-8
[PubMed ID: 11831043]