Richard S Bercik, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and of Urology

Departments & Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery: Pelvic Medicine & Continence Center

Yale Medicine

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Program

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Bercik is a full-time Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences. He is a member of the Section Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery in the Ob/Gyn department.

Dr. Bercik obtained his medical degree from the UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, and then completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at New York University-Bellevue medical Center in New York City. Dr. Bercik remained at NYU-Bellevue as a faculty member instructing residents and fellows in advanced gynecologic surgery, incontinence evaluation and management, and pelvic reconstructive procedures. He was the Director of Gynecology and Chief of Service of OB/GYN at Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City, and Co-Director of the Urogynecology/Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery service at Bellevue prior to joining the Yale faculty. Dr. Bercik has extensive experience with vaginal, laparoscopic, and abdominal reconstructive procedures for conditions including urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and vaginal fistulae.

Dr. Bercik has participated in NIH-sponsored research protocols and published several articles relating to the management of these conditions. He continues to direct clinical research in new modalities for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. Dr. Bercik is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Board-Certified buy the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Education & Training

MD University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (1983)
Residency New York Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology (1989, recertified: 2017)
Board Certification AB of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (2013, recertified: 2017)

Honors & Recognition

  • APGO Excellence in Teaching AwardAssociation of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics (2016)

  • Excellence in Surgical Teaching AwardBridgeport Hospital (2015)

  • Nathan Kase Faculty AwardYale Obstetrics and Gynecolgy (2007)

  • CREOG National Faculty AwardYale School of Medicine (2006)

  • Phi Beta KappaGeorgetown University (1979)


  • Surgery -patient care Bucharest, Romania (2010 - 2010)

  • Surgery Adelaide, Australia; Brisbane, Australia; Melbourne, Australia; Perth, Australia; Sydney, Australia (2010 - 2010)

    In June, 2010 Dr. Bercik travelled to Australia to demonstrate new techniques for vaginal repair surgery. During this visit, Dr. Bercik not only performed surgery in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, and Perth, but also presented several lectures on these topics.

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Contact Info

Richard S Bercik, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Urogynecology & Pelvic ReconstructionBridgeport Hospital
267 Grant Street

Bridgeport, CT 06610
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Orchard Medical CenterOrchard Medical Center
330 Orchard Street, Ste 116

New Haven, CT 06511
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Office Location
Farnam Memorial Building
310 Cedar Street, Ste Suite 329

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive SciencesPO Box 208063
New Haven, CT 06520-8063