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David E. Bronstein, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Dr. David Bronstein is a Southern California Permanente Medical Group pediatrician who is based in the Antelope Valley, California, where he has presented and facilitated annual service trainings for physicians and staff. Dr. Bronstein’s research and presentations have covered diverse topics such as communication skills, providing culturally responsible care, and vaccination training.

Education and Training

  • BA and BS, University of California at San Diego (UCSD), Revelle College
  • MD, UCSD School of Medicine
  • MS, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Fielding School of Public Health
  • Residency, Pediatrics, UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Disease, UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital


Selected Prior Positions

2008-present Chair
Antelope Valley Quality Improvement Committee for Department of Pediatrics
2009-present Antelope Valley Influenza Physician Champion
2010-2017 Physician Lead
Antelope Valley Brand Impressions Team
2010-present Physician-In-Charge
Kaiser Permanente Palmdale Medical Offices
2011-present Physician Sponsor
Palmdale Support Services Unit Based Team
2015-present Physician Marketing Lead and MD Ambassador
Antelope Valley Area
2016-present Communication Skills Intensive Faculty Member
2018-present Physician Lead
Regional HPV Vaccination Workgroup


Selected Honors and Awards

1993 Third Place Individual and Second Place Team
United States High School Academic Decathlon
1993-1997 UCSD Revelle Provost’s Honors
1993-1997 UCSD Regents Scholarship
1996 Phi Beta Kappa
1998 Kass Travel Fellowship
Infectious Diseases Society of America, 36th Annual Meeting

Selected Publications

Selected peer-reviewed research manuscripts

  • Bronstein DE, Dille AN, Austin JP, Williams CM, Palinkas LA, Burns JC. Relationship of climate, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status to Kawasaki disease in San Diego County, 1994-1998. Ped Inf Dis J 19:1087-91, 2000.
  • Quasney MW, Bronstein DE, Cantor RM, Zhang Q, Stroupe C, Shike H, Bastian JF, Matsubara T, Fujiwara M, Akimoto K, Newburger JW, Burns JC. Increased frequency of alleles associated with elevated tumor necrosis factor-a levels in children with Kawasaki disease. Ped Res 49:686-90, 2001.
  • Morgan J, Cano MV, Feikin DR, Phelan M, Monroy OV, Morales PK, Carpenter J, Weltman A, Spitzer PG, Liu HH, Mirza SA, Bronstein DE, Morgan DJ, Kirkman LA, Brandt ME, Iqbal N, Lindsley MD, Warnock DW, Hajjeh RA. A large outbreak of histoplasmosis among American travelers associated with a hotel in Acapulco, Mexico, spring 2001. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2003;69:663-9.
  • Bronstein DE, Cotliar J, Votava-Smith JK, Powell MZ, Miller MJ, Cherry JD. Recurrent papular urticaria after varicella immunization in a fifteen-month-old girl. Ped Inf Dis J 2005;24:269-70.
  • Bronstein DE, Cherry JD. Can tacrolimus ointment (Protopic) exacerbate an intercurrent fungal infection? Pediatrics 2006;117:2325-2326.
  • Jhaveri R, Bronstein DE, Sollod J, Kitchen C, Krogstad P. Outcome of infections with extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing organisms in children. J Ped Inf Dis 2008;3.
  • Taylor ZW, Ackerson B, Bronstein DE, et al. Wheezing in children with Pertussis associated with delayed Pertussis diagnosis. Ped Inf Dis J 2014;33:351-354.