Dr. Robert Bernstein, MD

Dr. Robert Bernstein, MD

Hair Transplant Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
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Dr. Robert Bernstein, MD is a hair transplant surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1978 and specializes in hair transplant surgery, dermatology, and more.Read his story

110 E 55th St Fl 11

New York, NY 10022

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Dr. Bernstein's Experience

Dr. Bernstein's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hair Transplant Surgery
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Bernstein's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bernstein "Dr. Robert M. Bernstein is Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York City, a pioneer of modern hair transplant surgery, and founder of Bernstein Medical - Center for Hair Restoration. He is recognized worldwide for developing Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), and Robotic Hair Transplantation; procedures that have revolutionized modern surgical hair restoration. Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration, located in midtown Manhattan NYC, is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of hair loss using these state-of-the-art techniques. Dr. Bernstein is the recipient of the "Platinum Follicle Award", the highest honor awarded by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), for his outstanding achievement in scientific and clinical research in hair restoration. On presenting the award, the president of the organization said of Dr. Bernstein's pioneering career: "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." In "Millennium Paper: A History of Dermatologic Surgery in the United States," published in the journal Dermatologic Surgery, Dr. Bernstein was cited as being one of the three physicians to have played a leading role in Hair Transplantation in the 1980's and 1990's. Dr. Bernstein continues to innovate with his pioneering work in FUE and Robotic Hair Transplants. In addition to running a busy surgical practice, Dr. Bernstein teaches at Columbia University and lectures both nationally and internationally on the diagnosis and treatment of hair loss."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bernstein "Bernstein Medical takes great in providing the highest level of treatment and care for our patients. In visiting us for a consultation, you will meet with one of our board certified physicians who will perform a thorough evaluation of your hair loss and provide an honest assessment of your medical and surgical options. Treatment recommendations will be based solely on what is best for you, and a hair transplant will only be recommended when surgery is medically indicated.

If you are indicated for a hair transplant, you will have ample opportunity to ask questions and review information about the procedure, pre-op/post-op instructions, and post-op care. We perform surgery with meticulous attention to detail, and provide long-term follow-up. If you are not a candidate for a hair transplant, medical treatments may be recommended.

Bernstein Medical complies with OSHA and HIPAA Compliance Regulations, has up-to-date accreditation by the AAAHC, and is rated A by the Better Business Bureau."


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  • Hair Transplant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Alopecia Areata
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Hair Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Itchy Skin
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma


  • ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Follicular Unit Hair Transplant
  • Hair Transplants
  • Robotic Follicular Unit Hair Transplant

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Umdnj Newark
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)/Medical Hair Restoration (MHR)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bernstein's Reviews

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Patient Comments (1)

in Stamford, CT |
I didn't want to admit I was losing my hair and it took me years to decide to do something about it. I went into his office ready to have a hair transplant and it was really shocked to find out that I wasn't a good candidate for one. We've started other treatments to stop my hair loss and I've...more
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