Dr. Michael S. Beckenstein, MD

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Dr. Michael S. Beckenstein, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male

Michael S. Beckenstein, MD 800 Saint Vincents Dr Ste 610, Birmingham, AL 35205 Get Directions
(205) 933-9308

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      Specialties

      • Plastic Surgery
      • Breast Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Plastic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
      • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
      • Gynecomastia
      • Lipomas
      • Localized Fat Deposits
      • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominoplasty
      • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Blepharoplasty
      • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
      • Botox® Injection
      • Breast Augmentation
      • Breast Cancer Surgery
      • Breast Cancer Treatment
      • Breast Lift Surgery
      • Breast Procedure
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Reduction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
      • Cosmetic Procedure
      • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
      • Dermal Filler
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Facelift
      • Liposuction
      • Mastectomy
      • Microdermabrasion
      • Nipple Reconstruction
      • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
      • Plastic Surgical Procedures
      • Revision Surgery
      • Skin and Tissue Reduction

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads

        Graduated in 1987

      • Internship Hospital
        St. Barnabas Medical Center-General Surgery Internship

        Completed in 1988

      • Residency Hospital
        Case Western Reserve University-Plastic Surgery Residency

        Completed in 1994

        St. Barnabas Medical Center-General Surgery Residency

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Aesthetic Surgery / Breast Reconstruction Fellowship

        Completed in 1998

        Atlanta Plastic Surgery, Pa-Breast Reconstruction Fellowship

        Completed in 1995

        Case Western Reserve University-Plastic Surgery Research Fellowship

        Completed in 1994

        Georgetown University Medical Center-Breast Reconstruction / Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship

        Completed in 1995

      • Undergraduate School
        Union College

        Graduated in 1982

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Leading Providers Plastic Surgeons of the United States by Goldline Research, 2009
        • Alpha Omega Alpha - EVMS (Charter Member), 1987
        • Achievement Award for Academic Excellence in Surgery(Opsite) - SBMC, June 1992
        • American Cancer Society Life Saver Inspiration Award, 2006
        • BMW Ultimate Drive Local Hero Award, 2008
        • Who's Who in Upcoming Professionals, 1990
        • Sandoz Pharmacology Award - EVMS, 1987
        • Physicians Choice Award - AMA, 1990, 1993
        • Patient Choice by Castle Connolly, 2009
        • America's Top Surgeons by the Consumer Research Council, 2004, 2005
        • Best of Birmingham Plastic Surgery, 2008, 2009
        • Excellent Clinical Presentation: Resident's Competition - OVPRS, 1994
        • Herbert Schulte Award for Excellence in Surgery - SBMC, 1991
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      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
      • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Beckenstein's Care Philosophy

      My staff and I strive for excellence by applying our knowledge, expertise, experience, skills, and judgment to the field of plastic surgery. We are committed to rendering compassionate and competent care in the pursuit of the restoration of aesthetics, form, function, and spirit. I assure you that my staff and I are highly committed, and will expend all of our energies to achieve these goals for you!