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Michael S. Beckenstein, MD 800 Saint Vincents Dr Ste 610 Birmingham, AL 35205 Get Directions

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!

Biography

Dr. Michael Beckenstein, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Beckenstein is affiliated with Grandview Medical Center and St. Vincent's Birmingham.

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Dr. Beckenstein's Performance
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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Opelika, AL |
Dr. Beckenstein is one of the best physicians I have ever worked with. He truly cared about me from the very start of my treatment until the end of my time with him. If I ever need any type of reconstruction or plastic surgery completed again I will use him and I highly recommend him to everyone.
in Boaz, AL |
I have been a patient of Dr Beckenstein for 9 years and he is the best plastic surgeon! I have the utmost confidence in him! He has always been there for me when I need him! He also has an awesome staff! I wouldn't use anyone else because he is the BEST! Also the most caring Dr I have ever seen!
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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!

Dr. Beckenstein says...

Dr. Beckenstein specializes in breast augmentation, breast lift, tummy tuck surgery, facelift surgery, BOTOX® Cosmetic, dermal fillers, and NeoGraft hair restoration. Visit his website to learn more about the procedures Dr. Beckenstein provides.

Dr. Beckenstein's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery

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