Robert M. Bernstein, M.D., F.A.A.D., is Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York.
Dr. Bernstein is recognized world wide for his pioneering work in Follicular Unit Transplantation and Follicular Unit Extraction. His Center for Hair Restoration at 110 East 55th Street, New York, NY, 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 his 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’s contributions extend beyond the application of Follicular Unit Transplantation, such as studies in examining the power of sorting grafts for density, yield by method of graft production, local anesthetic use, and suture materials.”
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 eight 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. He has been honored as “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.
New York MagazineDr. 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. In addition to a busy surgical practice, Dr. Bernstein teaches at Columbia University and lectures both nationally and internationally on the treatment of hair loss.