Robert M. Bernstein, MD
• Clinical Professor of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York
• Board Certified in Dermatology / Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology / American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
Robert M. Bernstein, M.D., is recognized world wide for his pioneering work in Follicular Unit Transplantation and Follicular Unit Extraction. His center in mid-town Manhattan is devoted to the treatment of hair loss using these state-of-the-art techniques.
Dr. Bernstein is the recipient of the “Platinum Follicle Award” for “Outstanding Achievement” in scientific and clinical research in hair restoration. This is the highest honor awarded by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. “Dr. Bernstein has contributed to the field of hair transplantation in dramatic and substantial ways, revolutionizing the advancement of Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation. His published articles have become ‘Bibles’ for this methodology.
Dr. Bernstein has been chosen as one of “America’s Top Doctors,” by Castle Connolly Medical and New York Magazine’s “The Best Doctors in New York” for nine consecutive years. He has been selected to be among New York Magazine’s “Best Beauty Docs in New York” for his pioneering work in Follicular Unit Transplantation and Follicular Unit Extraction. Dr. Bernstein’s contributions to the field of hair transplantation and devotion to patient care have earned him the honor of “Pioneer of the Month” and “Surgeon of the Month” in Hair Transplant Forum International. Dr. Bernstein has been featured on Good Morning America, The Today Show and The Discovery Channel. He has appeared on The Early Show, CBS News, Fox News, and National Public Radio, and in GQ Magazine, Men’s Health and Vogue.
Dr. Bernstein graduated with honors from Tulane University achieving the status of Tulane Scholar. He received the degree of Doctor of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ where he was given the Dr. Bleiberg Award for “Excellence in Dermatology.” He received his Dermatologic training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York were he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Bernstein also holds an MBA from Columbia University, graduating Beta Gamma Sigma.
Dr. Bernstein is Board Certified in Dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is certified by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery and has served as an Examiner on this board and on the editorial board of Dermatologic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
As the most widely published author on the subject of Follicular Unit Transplantation and Follicular Unit Extraction, with over fifty articles, editorial reviews, books and textbook chapters, Dr. Bernstein’s landmark scientific papers are considered to be seminal works in the field of hair restoration surgery. He lectures both nationally and internationally on the treatment of hair loss and is active in clinical research and teaching. Dr. Bernstein’s goal is to deliver to each of his patients the best possible care.
Dr. Bernstein is recommended by The American Hair Loss Association