New York Dermatologic Surgeon
110 East 55th Street , Floor 11
New York, New York 10022-4551 US
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5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

I had a Fantastic Expierence at The Bernstein Medical Group.

I had a hair transplant at Bernstein Medical and I'm thrilled with it. My hair in the front and on the sides was thinning and it really affecting my confidence. A close friend who is a physician recommended Dr. Bernstein and so I visited his office in NYC. He had an easy way about him and obviously knew his stuff. I could tell he was giving me his best, honest advice and that made me sure that...

5 out of 5 stars FUE Hair Transplant

32y/o Male FUE Robotic Hair Transplant Surgery Dr. R. Bernstein - Manhattan, NY

Disclaimer I: this is a long waited-on review for more over a year since I was searching for a hair transplant(HT) clinic & later then since I visited this clinic for the first time for a consult, but I just wasn't interested or into writing reviews but to see an extremely beyond hard to be paralleled success not acknowledged well is a call of obligation to me personally no matter who's...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Top Honest Doctor - New York, NY

To make me feel more confident.

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Great Experience but Some Advice - New York, NY

My experience was 100% positive. I did some research and went to one of the top doctors in NYC. This one came highly recommended from my dermatologist who I have known for over 20 years. My hair stylist says mine is one of the most natural ones he saw. I wasn't very bald, just thinning a lot up front. My procedure used around 2100 grafts. One word to anyone considering this procedure....

1 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant


Spent 20k. Barely spent any time with the Dr. Got infected and no one responded. Had to get a prescription from somewhere else. Would not recommend to anyone. Passive dismissive not a big deal mentality.

Personal Statement

Dr. Bernstein is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York and founder of Bernstein Medical. Dr. Bernstein is recognized worldwide for pioneering FUT, FUE, and Robotic FUE hair transplant procedures.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Awards & Recognition

America's Top Doctors, 2000 - 2016
Best Doctors in New York, 2000 - 2016
Platinum Follicle Award, 2001
Pioneer of the Month, 2006
New York Super Doctors, 2013

Professional Recognition:
Inaugural Fellow, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 2014

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Bernstein has hospital affiliations at NY Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University NY.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Tulane University
    Medical: MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    Masters: MBA, Columbia University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    Dermatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Columbia University

Treatments offered at Bernstein Medical - Center for Hair Restoration

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I'm thinking about getting an FUE hair transplant, what is the difference between the ARTAS robot and the Neograft?

The ARTAS robotic system allows for very precise extraction of follicular units from the donor area through the use of robotic arm movement guided by... READ MORE

What would you recommend; Strip method vs. FUE technique for hair transplant?

I think that both procedures are excellent, which is why we offer both in our practice. My recommendations are determined by the individual patient.... READ MORE

I am due to have FUE treatment done in two weeks time. My problem is that I have a very important football match 5 days later.

I performed a study to answer a simple question, one that patients ask all the time: at what point are transplanted grafts so securely anchored in the... READ MORE

ARTAS Technology: How does it actually work in easy-to-understand terms?

The ARTAS® Robotic System assists with one type of surgical hair restoration procedure: Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). In this procedure, the ... READ MORE

FUE Hair Transplant Results: What should I expect?

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is a method of extracting, or “harvesting,” donor hair in a follicular unit hair transplant procedure. In FUE, an ins... READ MORE

Can a 20 years old boy get a hair transplant?

Unfortunately, surgical hair restoration is generally not advised for patients younger than 25 with androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness) for... READ MORE

Who is a Good Candidate for Hair Transplant?

A person is a good candidate for a hair transplant when they have a stable supply of donor hair which is adequate to cover the current and future... READ MORE

Can I Get a Hair Transplant at Age 17?

Unfortunately, surgical hair restoration is generally not advised for patients younger than 25 with androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness) for... READ MORE

Is it ok not to use finasteride after hair transplant ?

If you are already on finasteride (Propecia) to prevent hair loss, you should continue using it after your hair transplant. While you do not need... READ MORE

Will FUE Hair Transplants look fake? Will they look like hair plugs? Worried about people making fun of!

All hair transplants using follicular units will look completely natural, provided that the physician utilizes the appropriate surgical and aesthetic... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Bernstein

Robert M. Bernstein, MD has shared 84 before and after pictures with 40 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Robert M. Bernstein, MD has shared 37 videos.

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Can Propecia or Rogaine Improve a Receding Hairline?

Dr. Robert M. Bernstein answers this popular hair loss question. WATCH VIDEO

I Just Got a Hair Transplant — How Long Until the Grafts Are Permanent?

It's a common question. What's the answer? Dr. Robert M. Bernstein explains. WATCH VIDEO

Does Hair Grow in Stages After a Hair Transplant?

How does hair grow after a hair transplant? It's a common question and Dr. Robert M. Bernstein has the answer. WATCH VIDEO

Do You See Hair Transplant Patients From Outside the United States?

Want to schedule an appointment with Dr. Robert M. Bernstein but not sure if he accepts patients from outside the United States? The doctor has the answer. WATCH VIDEO

Hair Transplants: What Women Need to Know

In recent years, Dr. Robert M. Bernstein says he's noticed more and more women seeking treatment for hair loss. Hear his advice for female patients. WATCH VIDEO

FUT Hair Transplant: Watch the Procedure Step By Step (Part 2)

Dr. Robert M. Bernstein concludes his two-part video explanation of Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT). See him prepare the hair transplant patient’s donor area before harvesting the donor strip. WATCH VIDEO

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