James J. Bernick, MD

Family Medicine
2717 West Baker Road Suite 2
Baytown, TX 77521 Get Directions

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

As our health system continues to evolve, patients confront diverse options when deciding upon their medical care. I believe the ability to provide personalized care with attention to prevention and an established wellness program offers a responsible choice. The opportunity to comprehensively discuss with my patients their current medical issues and jointly develop a treatment plan is essential to our relationship. I am convinced that by actively participating in their health decisions, our patients experience improved outcomes. In order to encourage my patients to attain their health goals it is essential to offer the most relevant diagnostic studies and preventive services to detect modifiable medical problems. I am cognizant of the special importance both senior patients and their families place on preserving functional independence. We maintain senior’s autonomy by responding promptly to acute changes, regularly evaluating chronic conditions, and effectively coordinating care with other professionals. I look forward to assisting our patients achieve their optimal health status.

Dr. Bernick's Credentials

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University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Family Practice 1977-1980

University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Oklahoma City, OK

Medical School:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, TX
Doctorate of Medicine 1977

University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Houston, TX
Master of Science, Biomedicine 1973
South Texas College of Law
Houston, TX
Juris Doctorate, Biomedicine 1992

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts, History 1972

American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine - Geriatric Medicine
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital
Kindred Hospital Baytown
Health Authority, City of Baytown Department of Health 1998-present
Member, Medical and Surgical Group 1980-1982
Associate Clinical Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine 1992-present
Acute Gastric Volvulus in a Nonagenarian, by James J. Bernick, MD 2010
Uncontrolled Blood Sugar: EMS Assessment of Diabetic Emergencies in Geriatric Patients , by James J. Bernick, MD 2009
EMS Initiated CPAP Treatment in the Elderly, by James J. Bernick, MD 2008
Implementation of Executive Order RP57: Local Disaster Planning for Senior Residents , by James J. Bernick, MD 2007
Where Can They Go? Hurricane Evacuation of the Elderly , by James J. Bernick, MD 2006
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Geriatric Society
State Bar of Texas
from Refugio in TX March 31, 2017 for James J. Bernick, MD

I like the service we are receiving from Dr Bernick. I rate doctor Bernick at #5 but I do not know anything abount mdvip. That is between mdvip and Dr Bernick.

from John in TX March 30, 2017 for James J. Bernick, MD

Dr. Bernick has been our physician for a long time before MDVIP. He treated my wife before I became his patient. She actually died before seeing him after the MDVIP program (June-2014). She would have loved this additional service. Being an MDVIP has allowed him to spend more time with his patients. Just being able to see him the same day when you need is well worth the price. Some of the… See more

from Claire in VT March 29, 2017 for James J. Bernick, MD

We love Dr. Bernick.

from Maria in TX March 29, 2017 for James J. Bernick, MD

I appreciate how Dr. Bernick paid the strictness of attention to my husbands diabetes. My spouse was on to many medications in order to control his blood sugar. Dr. Bernick has done an excellent job fine tailoring my spouses diabetic medication down to a lesser amount. We also enjoy that he keeps up with up to date information regarding health and we enjoy the fact that he has informative… See more

from DAVID & NETTIE in TX March 28, 2017 for James J. Bernick, MD

We have been patients of Dr Bernick for years and decided to go with MDVIP when he joined the program We are retired and travel extensively and Dr. Bernick has accommodated our different lifestyle whenever he is able. He and his staff are friendly, they know us when we call the office but best of all, I can contact him via email about medical situations which arise and the response is timely… See more

from Sandra in TX March 24, 2017 for James J. Bernick, MD

Bobby and I both love our doctor BERNICK...he is a good Dr. And a good person... We appreciate you!!!!!

from GRACE in TX March 22, 2017 for James J. Bernick, MD

Awesome, caring....He listens and takes time out to talk to you and always answers your questions. I have been with him 30 years and would not change him for the world. He responds right away to your phone call or e-mail and is always cost effective. He is a doctor with true concern for everyone he sees. I know I can always count on him, To Dr. Bernick your health is always his no 1 concern,… See more

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year