Robert Michael Bernstein MD, MBA, FAAD, ABHRS



Address:
110 East 55th Street, 11th Fl., New York, NY 10022
Phone:
212.826.2400 | Fax: 212.826.6200
Email:
Website:

 


EDUCATION

1969-1973
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Bachelor of Science in Psychology conferred on May 13, 1973
Honors: Tulane Scholar, Cum Laude, President of Psi Chi – National Honor Society in Psychology, International Pre-Medical Honor Society
1974-1978
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Medical Doctorate conferred on June 2, 1978
Honors: Dr. Jacob Bleiberg Award for Excellence in Dermatology
2002-2004
Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, New York, NY
Masters of Business Administration conferred on May 19, 2004
Special Studies: Operations management
Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma, Dean’s List

 


POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

1978-1979
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
Resident, Internal Medicine
1979-1981
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
Resident, Dermatology
1981-1982
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
Chief Resident, Dermatology

 


ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

1982-1985
Assistant in Clinical Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
1985-1990
Instructor in Clinical Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
1990-1995
Associate in Clinical Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
1995-2000
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
2000-2007
Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
2007-Pres.
Clinical Professor of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY

 


HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

1982-1990
Assistant Dermatologist, Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
1982-2000
Assistant Attending Dermatologist, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NY
1982-Pres.
Attending, Department of Dermatology, Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ
1990-1996
Associate Dermatologist, Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
1996-2000
Assistant Attending, Dermatology Service, New York Presbyterian Hospital New York, NY
2000-Pres.
Associate Attending, Dermatology Service, New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1982-1995
Private Practice, Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, Cosmetic Laser Surgery
1995-2004
Surgical Hair Restoration, Medical Director, New Hair Institute Medical Group, PC
2005-Pres.
Founder, Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration

 


MEDICAL LICENSURE

1979
University of the State of New York: Medicine and Surgery

 


BOARD CERTIFICATION

1979
National Board of Medical Examiners
1982
American Board of Dermatology
1998
American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery

 


PROFESSIONAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

1997
Surgeon of the Month,” Hair Transplant Forum International 1997; 7(1): 16.
1998
Selected by the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation for the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery section of their Home Study Course. Bernstein RM, et al. Standardizing the classification and description of follicular unit transplantation and mini-micrografting techniques. Dermatol Surg 1998; 24: 957-63.
2000
Millennium Paper: A History of Dermatologic Surgery in the United States. Dermatologic Surgery 2000; 26(1): 5-11. Dr. Bernstein cited as one of the three physicians to have played a leading role in Hair Transplantation in the 1980’s and 1990’s.
2000
The Best Doctors in New York 2000,” Hair Restoration – New York Magazine, June 5, 2000.
2001
“Platinum Follicle Award” – 2001 for “Outstanding achievement in basic scientific or clinically-related research in hair restoration.” Presented at the ISHRS 9 th Annual Meeting, October 18-22, 2001 Puerto Vallarta Mexico. This is the highest honor awarded by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.
2001
Best Doctors: New York Metro Area,” 5th Ed., 2001 Castle Connolly Guide
2001
” America’s Top Doctors” 2001 in Surgical Hair Restoration – 1st Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2001
The Best Doctors in New York 2001,” Hair Restoration – New York Magazine, June 4, 2001.
2001
“Hair Transplantation Excellence Award – 2001″ HairSite.com Annual Award for excellence in the field of hair transplantation and hair replacement.
2002
“America’s Top Doctors” 2002 in Surgical Hair Restoration – 2nd Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2002
“Top Doctors: New York Metro Area ,” 6th Ed., 2002 Castle Connolly Guide.
2002
The Best Doctors in New York 2002,” Surgical Hair Restoration – New York Magazine, June 10, 2002.
2003
The Best Beauty Docs in New York 2003“, The City’s Top Cosmetic Dermatologists – New York Magazine, October 6, 2003.
2003
“America’s Top Doctors” 2003 in Surgical Hair Restoration – 3rd Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2003
“America’s Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists” for Hair Restoration – 1st Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. 2003.
2003
“Top Doctors: New York Metro Area ,” 7th Ed., 2003 Castle Connolly Guide.
2004
“America’s Top Doctors” 2004 in Surgical Hair Restoration – 4th Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2004
“Top Doctors: New York Metro Area ,” 8th Ed., 2004 Castle Connolly Guide.
2004
The Best Doctors in New York 2004,” Dermatology; Hair Restoration/Transplantation – New York Magazine, June 14, 2004.
2005
“America’s Top Doctors” 2005 in Surgical Hair Restoration – 5th Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2005
“Top Doctors: New York Metro Area ,” 9th Ed., 2005 Castle Connolly Guide.
2005
The Best Doctors in New York 2005,” for Hair Restoration/Transplantion – New York Magazine, June 13, 2005.
2005
“America’s Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists” for Hair Restoration – 2nd Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. 2005.
2006
Pioneer of the Month,” Hair Transplant Forum International 2006; 16(5): 180.
2006
Strathmore’s Who’s Who “Professional of the Year,” in Hair Transplantation.
2006
America’s Top Doctors,” 2006 in Surgical Hair Restoration – 6th Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2006
Top Doctors: New York Metro Area,” 10th Ed., 2006 Castle Connolly Guide.
2006
The Best Doctors in New York 2006,” for Hair Restoration/Transplantation – New York Magazine, June 13, 2006.
2007
New York’s 30 Top Doctors,” New York Resident, May 21, 2007.
2007
The Best Doctors in New York 2007,” for Hair Restoration/Transplant – New York Magazine, June 18, 2007.
2007
World Wide Web Health Awards, “Certificate of Merit” for an outstanding health web site, www.bernsteinmedical.com.
2008
Columbia University Medical Center, Certificate of Appreciation to Robert M. Bernstein, M.D., Clinical Professor of Dermatology, for sustained contributions to the academic programs of the Department of Dermatology, Columbia University.
2008
“America’s Top Doctors,” 2008 in Surgical Hair Restoration – 7th Ed. – Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2008
The Best Doctors in New York 2008,” for Hair Restoration/Transplantation – New York Magazine, June 9, 2008.
2009
“America’s Top Doctors,” 2009 in Surgical Hair Restoration – 8th Ed. – Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2009
The Best Doctors in New York 2009,” for Hair Restoration/transplant, hair loss in women – New York Magazine, June 15, 2009.
2010
“America’s Top Doctors,” 2010 in Hair Restoration/Transplant – 9th Ed. – Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2010
The Best Doctors in New York 2010,” for Hair Restoration/transplant, hair loss in women – New York Magazine, June 9, 2010.
2011
“America’s Top Doctors,” 2011 in Hair Restoration/Transplant – 10th Ed. – Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2011
The Best Doctors in New York 2011,” for Hair Restoration/transplant, hair loss in women – New York Magazine, June 13, 2011.
2012
New York Super Doctors 2012,” The New York Times, New York City’s Top Doctors, May 20, 2012.
2012
The Best Doctors in New York 2012,” for Hair Restoration/Transplant, hair loss in women – New York Magazine, June 11, 2012.
2012
America’s Top Doctors” 2012 in Hair Restoration/Transplant – 11th Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2013
New York Super Doctors” 2013 – New York Times’ New York City’s Top Doctors, May 19, 2013
2013
The Best Doctors in New York 2013,” for Hair Restoration/Transplant, hair loss in women – New York Magazine, June 24, 2013.
2013
America’s Top Doctors” 2013 in Hair Restoration/Transplant – 12th Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2013
Best Companies to Work for in New York State” sponsored by the Society of Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) – 6th Annual Awards Ceremony. Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration awarded 1st Place for small to medium size businesses to work for in NY State.
2014
“Top Doctors” 2014 in Hair Restoration/Transplant: Hair Loss in Women – 16th Ed. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.

 


MEDIA

1983
“Skin Care in Winter,” New Jersey – Cable Television, 1983.
1989
“Diseases in Health Clubs,” Channel 2 News, June 8, 1989.
1994
“The Exercise High,” Fox 5, Good Day New York, February 2, 1994.
1996
“Hair Transplantation,” Fox Five, 10 O’clock News, March 18, 1996.
1997
“Follicular Transplants Mimic Natural Hair Growth Patterns” by Neil Osterweil, Cosmetic Surgery Times, April 14th, 1997.
1998
“Hair Replacement” Time-Warner Channel 10 News, Health Wise Segment with Dr. Farrell, January 8, 1998.
1999
“Hair Follicle Induction to Treat Baldness,” CBS Channel 2 News with Dan Rather, November 3, 1999.
1999
“Hair Loss in Women,” CBS Channel 2 News Special Report, Julie Chen, May 11, 1999.
1999
“Cloning Hair,” The Christina Cherniski Show – News Talk Radio, Saskatchewan, Canada, November 30, 1999.
2000
“Hair Loss in Women,” CBS Channel 2 The Saturday Early Show with Russ Mitchell, July 22, 2000.
2000
“Today’s Guest” The Bald Truth Radio Show with Spencer Kobren, WEVD News Talk 1050, February 12, 2000.
2001
“The Bald Facts” ABC’s Good Morning America, Filmed hair translant surgery of Charles Teacher and live interview with Charlie Gibson, February 13, 2001.
2001
“Cosmetic Surgery Gone Wrong,” The Discovery Channel, Dr. Bernstein repairs plugs of patient Ken Gold with hair transplant repair. February 12, 2001.
2001
“Women’s Hair Loss,” Channel 2 – 11 O’clock News – CBS Health Watch, January 8, 2001.
2001
“On Hair Loss” VIVA FM – Bogotá, Colombia, South America, February 15, 2001.
2002
“What Can Women Do for Hair Loss?” CBS Channel 2 The Early Show, discussed hair loss in women and female hair transplants with Julie Chen, October 1, 2002.
2004
“The Latest in Hair Loss Solutions” CBS Channel 2 The Early Show with Susan McGinnis , January 14, 2004.
2005
“Hair Loss and its Treatment” The George McKenzie Show, KAHL Radio, San Antonio Texas, Featured Guest, June 9, 2005.
2005
“What Men Will Do For a Few More Strands of Hair” The Today Show on NBC, hosted by Matt Lauer, June 1, 2005.
2008
“Dr. Oz Reports! From Hair Transplants to Heart Attacks” The Oprah Winfrey Show on ABC, Featured Guest, October 7, 2008.
2009
“Thinning Hair Remedies,” FOX News, Channel 5, March 16, 2009.
2009
“Tricks and Transplants for Women’s Hair Loss,” Catherine Saint Louis – The New York Times – April 30, 2009.
2009
“Zip/Tuck: New cosmetic techniques stress speed, small improvements,” Beth Landman – New York Post – Oct, 11 2009. Dr. Bernstein speaks on Latisse for Eyebrows.
2009
“After Plucking, It’s Time to Call the Professionals,” Catherine Saint Louis – The New York Times – December 17, 2009. Dr. Bernstein’s rules for natural eyebrow transplantation.
2010
“The Secret to Longer and Fuller Lashes,” Janice Lieberman – The Today Show on NBC – February, 6 2010.
2010
O Beauty Report: “The Truth About Hair Loss,” O – The Oprah Magazine – March 2010.
2010
“Women’s Hair Loss,” The Dr. Oz Show – April 7, 2010.
2010
“Hair loss & hair replacement treatments”, Doctor Radio, SiriusXM, with host Dr. Ira Breite, MD, April 12, 2010.
2011
Hair Loss – interview on Telemundo, March 22, 2011.
2011
Hair Loss and Its Treatment – interview with Dana Tyler, host of “Eye on New York” on CBS, April 17, 2011.
2011
“New Stratagems in the Quest for Hair” by Douglas Quenqua, The New York Times – May 5, 2011.
2012
“Dr. Bernstein ‘Game-Changing’ Hair Transplant Pioneer” – Interview Magazine, February 14th, 2012.
2012
“First Of Its Kind” Robotic Hair Transplant System on NY1, May 25th, 2012.
2012
“Robotic Hair Transplantation” CBS News Report featuring Dr. Max Gomez’s visit to Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration, June 23rd, 2012.
2014
“My Thinning Hair Nightmare” by Evelyn Crowley, Cosmopolitan Magazine, January 2014.

 


CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION AWARDS AND CERTIFICATION

1982-2013
American Academy of Dermatology Continuing Medical Education Award
1998-2013
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Continuing Medical Education Award
2004-2013
CPR – Certified
2004-2011
Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Active ACLS Provider
2005-2013
Infection Control Certification – Infection Control Learning Institute
2006-2013
Risk Management Course and Home Study – PRI

 


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETIES

American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow 1983 – present

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

American Society for Liposuction Surgery 1989-1995

Bergen County Medical Society 1982-1995

Dermatological Society of New Jersey 1982-1995

Medical Society of the State of New York 1982-1995

Medical Society of New Jersey, Lawrenceville 1982-1995

National Rosacea Society 1994-2000

New Jersey Society of Cosmetic Surgery 1991-1995

New York County Medical Society 1982-1995

New York Academy of Sciences 1986-1995

North American Society of Phlebology 1993-1995

North Jersey Dermatologic Society 1982-1995


COMMITTEES

1982-1988
Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee of Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ
1990-1994
Quality Assurance and Compliance Committee, Department of Dermatology, Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ
1993-1994
Chairman, Quality Assurance and Compliance Committee, Department of Dermatology, Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ
1999-2000
Evaluation Committee, World Hair Society; Scientific Workshop, Orlando, FL
1999-2001
Scientific and Education Committee, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
2000-2002
Examiner, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
2001
Ad Hoc Preceptorship Committee, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
2001-2002
Ad Hoc Committee on Certification, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
2008-2011
Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) Task Force, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)
2011-2013
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) Task Force on Finasteride Adverse Events

 


EDITORIAL BOARDS

1998-2000
Contributing Editor, Journal of Aesthetic Dermatology & Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
1998-2004
Contributing Editor, Dermatologic Surgery

 


RESIDENTIAL BOARDS

2009-2011
Residential Board, Element Condominium – West 59th Street LLC

 


ADVISORY POSITIONS

1990-1992
Almay Stress Information Council, Almay Cosmetics, New York, NY
1992-1996
Almay Health Watch Council Advisory Board, Almay Cosmetics, New York, NY
2000-Pres.
Hair Loss Help: Resident Expert – hairlosshelp.com
2000-Pres.
The Bald Truth: Resident Doctor, Hair loss community – thebaldtruth.com
2002-2003
Healthology: Moderator, Hair Loss Advisor, Healthology hair loss program – healthology.com
2003-2004
Texas Academy of Physicians – Accrediting body for CME – Hair Loss – Healthology sponsored physician accreditation.
2007-2010
Board of Advisors, HealthCare.com
2012-2013
Plastic Surgery Advisory Board, Departures Magazine
2014-Pres.
Medical Consultant, Restoration Robotics, Inc.

 


SEMINARS

1982-1990
Englewood Hospital Department of Dermatology, Annual Seminar, Englewood, NJ, Co-Director; (Program offered 7 Category I CME Credits)
1996
Follicular Transplantation – Englewood Hospital Department of Dermatology, Annual Seminar, Englewood, NJ

 


FOCUS SESSIONS

1997
Follicular Transplantation – American Academy of Dermatology 55 th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
1998
The Art of Follicular Transplantation – American Academy of Dermatology 56 th Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL
1999
The Art of Follicular Unit Transplantation – American Academy of Dermatology 57 th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
2000
The Art and Science of Follicular Unit Transplantation – American Academy of Dermatology 8 th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
2000
Have Breakfast with an Expert: Bob Bernstein, MD – International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 8th Annual Meeting, Hawaii

 


COURSES

1998-1999
A “How To Course” in Follicular Unit Transplantation, New Hair Institute, New York, NY, Co-Director; (Program offered 22 AAD Category I CME Credits)
1999-2000
A “How to Course” in Follicular Unit Transplantation, New Hair Institute, Los Angeles, CA, Co-Director; (Program offered 22 AAD Category I CME Credits)

 


LECTURES

1982-1993
Examination of the Skin – Annual Lecture, Physical Diagnosis Course, Department of Medical Education, Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ
1984-1990
Cutaneous Manifestations of Rheumatologic Disease – Subspecialty Conference Series in Rheumatology, Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ
1984-1992
Introduction to Dermatology – Lecture Series, Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ: Papulosquamous Diseases, Eczematous Dermatitis, The Vascular Reaction Pattern, Dermatology in the Office as Related to Internal Medicine, Cutaneous Tumors
1986
Internal Medicine Board Review Course: Section on Dermatology, Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ
1997
Annual Ralph Grover Honorary Lecturer: Follicular Transplantation – Long Island Dermatological Society, New York, NY
1998
Resident Lecture Series: The Art and Science of Follicular Unit Transplantation. Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY
1999
The Art of Follicular Unit Transplantation – Dermatological Society of New Jersey, NJ
1999
Hair Transplantation – Columbia University, Department of Dermatology Resident Education Program, New York, NY
2000
Beginner’s Program: Total Microscopic Follicular Unit Transplantation – International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 8 th Annual Meeting, Hawaii
2000
Follicular Unit Transplantation – Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
2004
Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation – Department of Plastic Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, New York, NY, June 13, 2005.
2004
Follicular Unit Transplantation and Follicular Unit Extraction – Department of Plastic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
November 21, 2004.

 


GRAND ROUNDS

1989
Malignant Melanoma – Medical Grand Rounds, Englewood Hospital, Englewood, NJ
1997
Follicular Transplantation – Medical Grand Rounds, Division of Dermatology Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY

 


WORKSHOPS

1999
Follicular Unit Transplantation vs. Graft Cutter. International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, World Hair Society: 5th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, FL
1999
Scientific Studies from the ISHRS/WHS Orlando Live Surgery Workshop. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 7th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
1999
The Philosophy and Practical Application of Follicular Unit Transplantation. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 7th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
2003
Host Surgeon at the ISHRS Live Surgery Workshop, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 11th Annual Meeting, New York, NY

 


SYMPOSIUM

2012
Finasteride Symposium, Panelist, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 20th Annual Scientific Meeting, Bahamas, October 17-20, 2012

 


PRESENTATIONS

1996
Follicular Transplantation. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 4th Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee
1997
The Art of Follicular Transplantation. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 5th Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain
1997
Which is Best? Total Micrografting, Follicular Unit Transplantation, or Blend Grafting. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 5th Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain
1998
The Follicular Unit – The End of the Evolution? American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 25th Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting, Portland, Oregon
1998
Standard Grafts – Is there a place? International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 6th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
1998
Dissecting Microscope vs. Magnifying Loops with Transillumination in the Preparation of Follicular Unit Grafts. A Bilateral Controlled Study. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 6th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
1998
Classification and Description of Follicular Unit Transplantation and Mini-Micrografting Techniques. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 6th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
1999
Graft Cutter vs. Dissecting Microscope. International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, World Hair Society: 5th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, FL
1999
Rapid Fire Hair Implanter Carousel. International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, World Hair Society: 5th Annual Live Surgery Workshop, Orlando, FL
1999
Hair Transplantation: Status 1999; Automating Hair Transplantation – American Academy of Dermatology 57th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
1999
A New Suture for Hair Transplantation: Poliglecaprone 25. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 7th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
1999
Hemostasis with Minimal Epinephrine. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 7th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
2000
The Power of Graft Sorting in Follicular Unit Transplantation. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 8th Annual Meeting, Hawaii
2000
Complication of Hair Transplant Surgery: Central Scalp Necrosis following Mini-micrografting. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 8th Annual Meeting, Hawaii
2004
Graft Anchoring after Follicular Unit Transplantation. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2005
Instrumentation for Three-Step FUE. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, Australia
2011
Finasteride Adverse Events Controversies: Informed Consent Issues. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, September 14-18, 2011
2012
Finasteride Prescribing Protocol. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 20th Annual Scientific Meeting, Bahamas, October 17-20, 2012

 


KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

2013
“Follicular Unit Extraction: Then and Now.” The evolution of FUT, FUE and Robotic-FUE and how it relates to today’s hair restoration practice. Keynote Speaker, ARTAS International Users Forum Dinner, San Francisco CA, October 25, 2013

 


JOURNAL CLUB

1995
Use and Misuse of Lasers – Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY

 


PANEL DISCUSSIONS

1998
Surgical Approaches to Hair Restoration – Aesthetic Surgery Journal Vol. 18, No. 2:119-126 1998
2003
Health Care/Pharmaceutical Industry Panel – Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, September 26, 2003
2003
Psychosocial Issues in Hair Loss. Texas Academy of Family Physicians – CME, August 11, 2003
2003
Program Chair and Moderator, Hair Loss Advisory Panel, Sponsored by Healthology, March 3, 2003
2004
Issues in Density and Graft Growth. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 12 th Annual Scientific Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 13, 2004
2005
Corrective Surgery Panel. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, Australia, August 27, 2005
2006
Alternative Harvesting Techniques. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 14th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, California, October 19, 2006
2006
“Bridge Over Troubled Waters”: Complications and Conflict Resolution. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 14th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, California, October 20, 2006
2007
Patient Conflict Resolution. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 15th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 30, 2007
2008
Controversies: Cosmetic Density vs. Maximum Density. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 16th Annual Scientific Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Sept. 5, 2008
2011
“Interactive Hairline Design Panel,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, September 14-18, 2011
2011
“Breakfast with the Experts – Finasteride Adverse Events Controversies”, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, September 14-18, 2011
2012
Coffee with the Experts – Table Leader on the Topic of “Robotic FUE”, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 20th Annual Scientific Meeting, Bahamas, October 17-20, 2012
2013
Panel on Difficult Cases – “Management of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 21th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, October 13-26, 2013
2013
Panelist: “Post Finasteride Syndrome” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 21th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, October 13-26, 2013
2013
Symposia: “Question the Expert” Case: Management of Diffuse Un-patterned Alopeica (DUPA). International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 21th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Francisco, October 13-26, 2013

 


WEBCASTS

2002
Treating Hair Loss: What Should Men Expect? Healthology Network, May 3, 2002

 


ORIGINAL ARTICLES

  1. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Szaniawski W, Halperin A. Follicular Transplantation. Intl J Aesthetic Restorative Surgery 1995; 3: 119-32.
  2. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. What is delayed growth? Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1997; 7(2): 22.
  3. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Wall Mounted Placing Stand. Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1997; 7(4): 17-18.
  4. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Follicular Transplantation: Patient Evaluation and Surgical Planning. Dermatol Surg 1997; 23: 771-84.
  5. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. The Aesthetics of Follicular Transplantation. Dermatol Surg 1997; 23: 785-99.
  6. Bernstein RM. Measurements in Hair Restoration. Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1998; 8(1): 27.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. The logic of follicular unit transplantation. Dermatologic Clinics 1999; 17 (2): 277-95.
  12. Bernstein RM. Unified terminology for hair transplantation. Hair Transplant Forum International 1999; 9(4): 121-3.
  13. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Hemostasis with minimal epinephrine. Hair Transplant Forum International 1999; 9(5): 153.
  14. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Stough D. In support of follicular unit transplantation. Dermatologic Surgery 2000; 26(2): 160-2.
  15. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Limiting epinephrine in large hair transplant sessions. Hair Transplant Forum International 2000; 10(2): 39-42.
  16. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Rashid N. A new suture for hair transplantation: Poliglecaprone 25. Dermatol Surg 2001; 27(1): 5-11.
  17. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Follicular unit graft yield using three different techniques. Hair Transplant Forum International 2001; 11(1): 1,11-13.
  18. 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.
  19. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Rashid N, Shiell R. The art of repair in surgical hair restoration – Part I: Basic repair strategies. Dermatol Surg 2002/ 28(9): 783 – 94.
  20. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Rashid N, Shiell R. The art of repair in surgical hair restoration -Part II: The Tactics of Repair. Dermatol Surg 2002; 28(10: 873 – 93.
  21. Rassman WR, Bernstein RM, Jones RG, McClellan RE, et. al. Back to the future with the “dissected-punch” technique. Hair Transplant Forum International 2003; 13(5): 409.
  22. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Anderson KW. Follicular Unit Extraction Megasessions: Evolution of a technique. Hair Transplant Forum International 2004; 14(3): 97-99.
  23. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Follicular Unit Transplantation: 2005, Issue on Advanced Cosmetic Surgery. Dermatologic Clinics 2005; 23(3): 393-414.
  24. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. New Instrumentation for Three-Step Follicular Unit Extraction. Hair Transplant Forum International 2006; 16(1): 229, 237-9.
  25. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Graft anchoring in hair transplantation. Dermatol Surg 2006; 32: 198-204.
  26. Rassman WR, Bernstein, RM. From Scalp to Brow. Plastic Surgery Products 2006; 34-8.
  27. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Densitometry and Video-microscopy. Hair Transplant Forum International 2007; 17(2): 41, 49-51.
  28. Bernstein RM. Avoiding pitfalls in planning a hair transplant. Expert Rev. Dermatol. 2008; 3(4): 501-508.
  29. Schweiger ES, Pinchover L, Bernstein RM. Topical Bimatoprost for the Treatment of Eyebrow Hypotrichosis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2012;11(1): 106-108.
  30. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Pre-making recipient sites to increase graft survival in manual and robotic FUE procedures. Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 2012; 22(4): 128-130.
  31. Bernstein RM. Integrating Robotic FUE into a hair transplant practice. Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 2012; 22(6): 228-229.
  32. Bernstein RM. Robotic Hair Transplants. The Link 2013; 5: 6-7.
  33. Hanke CW, et.al. Current status of surgery in dermatology. Bernstein RM. Section on Hair Transplantation. J Am Acad Dermatol 2013 1-30.


REVIEW ARTICLES

  1. Schweiger E, Boychenko O, Bernstein RM. Update on the pathogenesis, genetics and medical treatment of patterned hair loss. J of Drugs in Dermat 2010; 9(11): 1-8.
  2. Boychenko O, Bernstein RM, Schweiger E. Finasteride in the treatment of female androgenetic alopecia: An interesting case and review of the literature. Cutis 2012; 90:73-76.


BOOKS

  1. Rassman WR, Bernstein RM. The Patient’s Guide to Hair Restoration, 5th edition. Los Angeles, A publication of the New Hair Institute, 1998.
  2. Rassman WR, Bernstein RM. The Patient’s Guide to Hair Restoration, 6th edition. Los Angeles, A publication of the New Hair Institute, 2001.
  3. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. The Guide to Hair Restoration, available online as e-book, 2007.
  4. Rassman WR, Bernstein RM, Pak J, Schweiger ES. Hair Loss & Replacement for Dummies. Indiana, Wiley Publishing, Inc. 2009.
  5. Rassman WR, Bernstein RM, Pak J, Schweiger ES: Hair Loss & Replacement for Dummies. Indiana, Wiley Publishing, Inc. 2011. (revised edition)


TEXTBOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Hair Transplantation. In: Gerson J, editor: Malady’s Standard Textbook for Professional Estheticians, 8th Ed. New York, Delmar Publishers, 1999.
  2. Rassman WR, Bernstein RM. The Automation of Hair Transplantation: Past, Present, and Future. In: Harahap M, ed. Innovative Techniques in Skin Surgery. New York, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2002: 489-502.
  3. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. The Rational for Follicular Unit Transplantation.
    In: Unger WP, editor: Hair Transplantation, 4th ed. 4 New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2004: 388-406.
  4. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Techniques for Limiting the Amount of Epinephrine in Large Hair Restoration Surgeries. In: Unger WP, editor: Hair Transplantation, 4th Ed. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2004:245-250.
  5. Bernstein RM. Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation. In: Robinson JK, Hanke CW, Siegel DM, Sengelmann RD, editors: Surgery of the Skin, Chapter 34. Elsevier Mosby Inc., London UK. 2005: 549-574.
  6. Bernstein RM, Rassman, WR. Follicular Unit Transplantation. In: Haber RS, Stough DB, editors: Hair Transplantation, Chapter 12. Elsevier Saunders, 2006: 91-97.
  7. Rassman WR, Harris J, Bernstein RM. Follicular Unit Extraction. In: Haber RS, Stough DB, editors: Hair Transplantation, Chapter 17. Elsevier Saunders, 2006: 133-137.
  8. Bernstein RM, Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation. In: Robinson JK, Hanke CW, Siegel DM, Fratila A, editors: Surgery of the Skin: Procedural Dermatology, Chapter 29. Mosby Elsevier Inc., London UK. 2010: 485-512.


EDITORIALS AND OTHER PUBLISHED COMMENTARY

  1. Bernstein RM. Hair Restoration: Answered questions, Letters to the editor. Dermatologic Surgery 1996; 22: 97-98.
  2. Bernstein RM. Are scalp reductions still indicated? Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1996; 6(3): 12-13.
  3. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Laser hair transplantation: Is it really state of the art? Lasers in Surgery and Medicine 1996; 19: 233-5.
  4. Bernstein RM. “Seek and Ye Shall Find” Dr. Robert Bernstein replies to Dr. Unger. Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1997; 7(6): 13-14.
  5. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. Delayed Growth – A Case of Hamlet Without the Prince? Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1997; 7(6): 14.
  6. Bernstein RM. To itch or not to itch: Is this an option? Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1997; 7(2):14-15.
  7. Bernstein RM. Commentary on The origin of follicular unit transplantation. Dermatol Surg 1998; 24(8): 929-32.
  8. Bernstein RM. A neighbor’s view of the “Follicular Family Unit.” Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 1998; 8(3): 23-25.
  9. Bernstein RM. Microscopophobia. Hair Transplant Forum International. 1998; 8(5): 23.
  10. Bernstein RM. Blind graft production: Value at what cost? Hair Transplant Forum International 1998; 8(6): 28-29.
  11. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Marritt E, Seager D, et al. A slot by any other name. Hair Transplant Forum International 1999; 9(6): 175
  12. Bernstein RM. What’s in a name? Hair Transplant Forum International 2000; 10(2): 59.
  13. Bernstein RM. Editorial Commentary: New Models, Methods, and Possibilities. Editorial Commentary on Raposio E, et al: Metabolic Enhancement of Grafts: Evaluation of a New Storage Medium for Hair Transplantation. Dermatol Surgery 1998; 24(12):1346.
  14. Bernstein RM. Editorial Commentary: H2O and the X-factor. Editorial Commentary on Gandelman M, et al: Light and electron microscopic analysis of controlled injury to follicular unit grafts. Dermatol Surg 2000; 26(1): 31.
  15. Bernstein RM. Editorial Commentary: Donor Dominance Revisited. Editorial Commentary on Hwang SM et al. Does the Recipient Site Influence Hair Growth Characteristics in Hair Transplantation? Dermatol Surg 2002; 28(9): 798-99.
  16. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR, Limmer B. Follicular Unit Plain Speak. Hair Transplant Forum International 2007; 17(6): 201-203.
  17. Bernstein RM. Staples revisited. Hair Transplant Forum International 2008; 18(1): 10-11.
  18. Bernstein RM. Controversies: Age and the donor zone in FU hair transplants. Hair Transplant Forum International 2013; 23(3): 91-92.
  19. Bernstein RM. Re: Standardization of the terminology used in FUE: part I (Hair Transplant Forum Intl 2013; 23(5): 165-169) Hair Transplant Forum Intl. 2013; 23(6): 226.


ABSTRACTS

  1. Bernstein R, Blanco J, Corio L. Effects of Prostaglandin and Solumedrol on Lung and White Blood Cell Ultrastructure during Cardiopulmonary Bypass. University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, Summer Research Program 1975


CASE REPORTS

  1. Held JL, Bernstein RM, Kohn SR. Hair Casts or Pseudonits Acquired Following Psychological Trauma. Cutis 1989; 43: 380-1.
  2. Bernstein RM, Rassman WR. The scalp laxity paradox. Hair Transplant Forum International 2002; 12(1): 9-10.
  3. Schweiger ES, Pinchover L, Bernstein RM. Topical Bimatoprost for the Treatment of Eyebrow Hypotrichosis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2012;11(1): 106-108.

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