Dr. Braunstein earned his medical from New York University School of Medicine and his PhD simultaneously at New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He completed his internship, residency, and fellowship training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

He was also Director of the Diabetes Program at the University of Pennsylvania for many years.

Dr. Braunstein was in the NIH Medical Scientist Training Program and the American Diabetes Association Speakers Program. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Meet Dr. Braunstein - Video

Awards and Credentials


America’s Top Doctors (book series): 10th Edition, 11th Edition, 12th Edition, 13th Edition, 14th Edition, 1st Edition, 2nd Edition, 3rd Edition, 4th Edition, 5th Edition, 6th Edition, 7th Edition, 8th Edition, 9th Edition

Philadelphia Magazine: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors (digital guide): 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Clinical Interests

Special interest in educating, treating, and monitoring patients with diabetes; promoting preventive care in high-risk patients; and treatment of diabetic complications. 

Dr Braunstein is very kind and caring ... always very upbeat .. good exam and takes time to answer questions!!