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Robert M. Bernstein, MD, FISHRS

Location

110 East 55th Street 11th Floor
New York, NY
United States
Phone: (212) 826-2400
Fax: (212) 826-6200
Status: 
Fellow
Diplomate - ABHRS
ISHRS CME Award
ISHRS Join Year: 
1994
ISHRS Annual Meetings Attended: 
18
Informational Paragraph: 

Robert M. Bernstein, M.D., F.A.A.D. is Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. Dr. Bernstein is recognized for his pioneering work in Follicular Unit Transplantation and Follicular Unit Extraction and Robotic-FUE. The Bernstein Medical - Center for Hair Restoration in Manhattan is devoted to the treatment of hair loss using these state-of-the-art techniques.

Dr. Bernstein is Board Certified in Dermatology and a member of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. He is the recipient of the "Platinum Follicle Award  for "Outstanding Achievement" in scientific and clinical research in hair restoration. He is also the recipient of the Hair Transplant Forum International Surgeon of the Month Award.

Dr. Bernstein is noted for co-authoring the first published works on Follicular Unit Transplantation and Follicular Unit Extraction, and has written over sixty articles, editorial reviews, books and textbook chapters on these subjects. He lectures both nationally and internationally on the treatment of hair loss and is active in clinical research and teaching at Columbia University in New York. In his private practice in mid-town Manhattan, Dr. Bernstein is devoted to providing the best possible care for his patients.

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology

Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology

Diplomate, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery* (*this board is not recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties)

Memberships & Affiliations: 

Clinical Professor of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY  

Associate Attending, Dermatology Service, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

American Hair Loss Council

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

North American Academy of Cosmetic and Restorative Surgery

World Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons

American Medical Association

Publications & Presentations: 

PUBLICATIONS

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Szaniawski W, Halperin A: Follicular Transplantation.  Intl J Aesthetic Restorative Surgery 1995; 3: 119-32.     

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: What is delayed growth? Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1997; 7(2): 22.    

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Wall Mounted Placing Stand. Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1997; 7(4): 17-18.  

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Follicular Transplantation: Patient Evaluation and Surgical Planning. Dermatol Surg 1997; 23: 771-84.  

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: The Aesthetics of Follicular Transplantation. Dermatol Surg 1997; 23: 785-99.  

Bernstein RM. Measurements in Hair Restoration.  Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1998; 8(1): 27.  

Rassman WR, Bernstein RM. Rapid Fire Hair Implanter Carousel: A new surgical instrument for the automation of hair transplantation. Dermatol Surg 1998; 24: 623-7.   

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Dissecting microscope versus magnifying loupes with transillumination in the preparation of follicular unit grafts.  A bilateral controlled study. Dermatol Surg 1998; 24: 875-80.  

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Seager D, Shapiro R, et al.  Standardizing the classification and description of follicular unit transplantation and mini-micrografting techniques. Dermatol Surg 1998; 24: 957-63.

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Seager D, Unger WP, et al. The future in hair transplantation. Journal of Aesthetic Dermatology & Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery 1999; 1(1): 55-89.

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: The logic of follicular unit transplantation. Dermatologic Clinics 1999; 17 (2): 277-95.   

Bernstein RM: Unified terminology for hair transplantation. Hair Transplant Forum International 1999; 9(4): 121-3.

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Hemostasis with minimal epinephrine. Hair Transplant Forum International 1999; 9(5): 153.

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Stough D: In support of follicular unit transplantation. Dermatologic Surgery 2000; 26(2): 160-2.

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Limiting epinephrine in large hair transplant sessions. Hair Transplant Forum International 2000; 10(2): 39-42.

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Rashid N: A new suture for hair transplantation: Poliglecaprone 25. Dermatol Surg 2001; 27(1): 5-11.  

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Follicular unit graft yield using three different techniques. Hair Transplant Forum International 2001; 11(1): 1, 11-13.  

Rassman WR, Bernstein RM, McClellan R, Jones R, et al. Follicular Unit Extraction: Minimally invasive surgery for hair transplantation. Dermatol Surg 2002; 28(8): 720-7.  

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Rashid N, Shiell R: The art of repair in surgical hair restoration •À_ Part I: Basic repair strategies. Dermatol Surg 2002; 28(9): 783-94.

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Rashid N, Shiell R: The art of repair in surgical hair restoration •À_ Part II: The Tactics of Repair. Dermatol Surg 2002; 28(10): 873-93.

Rassman WR, Bernstein RM, Jones RG, McClellan RE, et. al. Back to the future with the •À_dissected•À_punch•À_ technique.  Hair Transplant Forum International 2003; 13(5): 409.  

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Anderson KW: Follicular Unit Extraction Megasessions: Evolution of a technique. Hair Transplant Forum International 2004; 14(3): 97-99.

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Follicular Unit Transplantation: 2005, Issue on Advanced Cosmetic Surgery. Dermatologic Clinics 2005; 23(3): 393-414.

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: New Instrumentation for Three-Step Follicular Unit Extraction. Hair Transplant Forum International 2006; 16(1): 229, 237-9.

Bernstein RM, Rassman WR: Graft anchoring in hair transplantation. Dermatol Surg 2006; 32: 198-204.

Rassman WR, Bernstein, RM: From Scalp to Brow. Plastic Surgery Products 2006; 34-8.                            


BOOKS

Rassman WR, Bernstein RM: The Patient•À_s Guide to Hair Restoration, 5th Ed.  Los Angeles, A New Hair Institute Publication, 1998.

Rassman WR, Bernstein RM: The Patient•À_s Guide to Hair Restoration, 6th Ed.  Los Angeles, A New Hair Institute Publication, 2001.

Procedures Performed

Procedures: 
Beards and Moustaches
Ethnic hair
Eyebrows
Facelift hair revision
Female hair restoration surgery
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)
Medical (non-surgical) management of hair loss for men
Medical (non-surgical) management of hair loss for women