Melissa Bernstein, Ph.D.

Psychologist Melissa Bernstein, Ph.D., has established her practice with OU Children’s Physicians. She has also been named an assistant professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.
Bernstein provides comprehensive psychological and psychoeducational evaluations for children with a variety of concerns, including those who have experienced child abuse and neglect and those with disruptive behavioral problems.
Bernstein completed a fellowship-in clinical child psychology with the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect at the OU College of Medicine. She completed a child and adolescent psychology internship at Starr Commonwealth, Albion, Michigan, and earned her doctor of philosophy in clinical-developmental child psychology at the University of Maine, Orono.
OU Children’s Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty.
Nearly 200 of these specialists committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children’s Physicians are board certified in children’s specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.
OU Children’s Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can’t be helped elsewhere come to OU Children’s Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children’s Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children’s emotional needs.