Bernstein Medical Center for Hair Restoration

Located in midtown Manhattan, New York City, Bernstein Medical is a state-of-the-art hair restoration facility and international hair loss referral center dedicated to the treatment of hair loss in men and women using the most advanced technologies.

Founded by world-renowned hair restoration innovator and surgeon Dr. Robert M. Bernstein in 2005, Bernstein Medical performs Hair transplant surgery using the Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) techniques that Dr. Bernstein pioneered. All FUE procedures are performed using the ARTAS® Robotic Hair Transplant system.

Bernstein Medical takes pride in providing the highest level of treatment and care for their patients and their expert clinical assistants are among the best and most experienced in the world. All surgical staff have been personally trained by Dr. Bernstein and Dr. Wolfeld to assist in performing the FUT and R-FUE procedures. The staff are all full-time employees and many of them have been with the practice for over a decade.

Their state-of-the-art facility complies with OSHA and HIPAA Compliance Regulations, has up-to-date accreditation by the AAAHC, and is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau.

If you book a consultation at Bernstein Medical you will meet with one of their 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 hair transplant surgery will only be recommended when surgical treatment is medically indicated.

What you will not find at Bernstein Medical

- Hair transplant recommendations when a transplant is not medically indicated.

- Transplants that ignore the prospect of future hair loss.

- Surgery using larger grafts or any other outdated technique or instrumentation.

- “Medical consultants” or salesmen.

- Pushy approach to hair transplant surgery or treatment with medication.

- Per-diem or temporary clinical assistants.

Bernstein Medical Center for Hair Restoration

Robert M. Bernstein MD MBA FAAD FISHRS is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. He is a world-renowned pioneer of modern hair transplant surgery and founder of Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration in New York. Dr. Bernstein is recognized for developing Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), the procedures that revolutionized the field of surgical hair restoration.

Dr. Bernstein is on the forefront of robotic hair transplant technology and collaborates with Restoration Robotics to improve the ARTAS® Robotic System for FUE. He is a medical advisor to the company. Advances in the ARTAS robot introduced at Bernstein Medical include: more efficient follicular unit harvesting, customizable punch sizes, robotic recipient site creation, automated graft selection, “pre-making” recipient sites, a “long-hair” technique that enables Robotic FUE without shaving the entire donor area, plus a variety of other important modifications. Every FUE procedure at Bernstein Medical uses the precision of the ARTAS system. Our practice is a beta-test site for advances in this innovative hair restoration technology.

As the most published author on the subject of FUT and FUE; with over seventy articles, editorial reviews, books and textbook chapters; Dr. Bernstein is widely recognized as an authority on all aspects of hair transplantation and hair loss. His landmark scientific papers are considered to be seminal works in the field of hair restoration surgery. In “Millennium Paper: A History of Dermatologic Surgery in the United States,” Dr. Bernstein was cited as being one of three physicians who played a leading role in advancing and developing hair transplant surgery. For the layman, Dr. Bernstein co-authored Hair Loss & Replacement for Dummies, a thorough guide to male and female hair loss and its treatment.

Dr. Bernstein is a recipient of the “Platinum Follicle Award,” the highest honor awarded by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), for his outstanding achievement in the scientific and clinical research of hair transplantation. In presenting the award, the president of the ISHRS said, “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 has been included in Castle Connolly Medical’s “America’s Top Doctors” and New York Magazine’s annual “Best Doctors” issue for 16 consecutive years. These physician-nominated lists are published annually by Castle Connolly. Dr. Bernstein was also included in New York Magazine’s “Best Beauty Docs in New York” for his pioneering work in FUT and FUE. He has been honored as “Pioneer of the Month” and “Surgeon of the Month” in Hair Transplant Forum International, the journal of the ISHRS.

Dr. Bernstein is Board Certified in Dermatology, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a member of the inaugural class of Fellows of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. 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 the journal 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.

Dr. 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 where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Bernstein also holds an MBA from Columbia University.