Dr. Bernstein is honored to be designated an inaugural Fellow of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (FISHRS). He and 60 colleagues make up the first class of fellows to the ISHRS, the world’s leading organization of professionals in the field of surgical hair restoration.
Dr. Bernstein has had a long association with the ISHRS, as he has been a member since 1994, has attended 17 of the organization’s annual meetings, has participated on several medical committees, and has authored numerous articles and research papers in the ISHRS’s principle publication, the journal Hair Transplant Forum International.
Dr. Bernstein has also received the Hair Transplant Pioneer of the Month award, the Surgeon of the Month award, and the Platinum Follicle Award from the ISHRS, the latter being the highest honor bestowed upon ISHRS members by the organization.
The ISHRS, which has over 1,000 members practicing in 60 countries, seeks to achieve excellence in patient outcomes by promoting member education, international collegiality, research, ethics, and public awareness. The ISHRS Board of Governors unanimously approved Dr. Bernstein’s application at the annual ISHRS meeting in San Francisco on October 23, 2013.