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Michael B. Wolfeld, M.D. is a board certified plastic surgeon and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in N.Y. At Bernstein Medical he performs FUE hair transplants using the ARTAS® Robotic System and provides PRP treatments.
Awards & Recognition
Super Doctors "Rising Star," 2014 - 2016
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS, Cornell University
Medical: MD, SUNY Downstate Medical School
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Lenox Hill Hospital
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
Treatments offered at Bernstein Medical - Center for Hair Restoration
Most popular answers from Michael Wolfeld, MD
As with manual FUE, robotic FUE hair transplantation is an outpatient procedure performed under long-acting local anesthesia – a combination of l... READ MORE
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is a method of extracting, or “harvesting,” donor hair from the permanent zone in the back and sides of the scalp. Th... READ MORE
The ARTAS robot increases the quality and number of grafts obtained during a follicular unit extraction (FUE) procedure. The ARTAS Robotic Hair... READ MORE
Norwood 2 or 3, 1500 ARTAS FUE grafts. Concerned about Density in temple areas, will my hair fill in nicely? (Photos)
It is difficult to determine the number of grafts transplanted and density based upon the photos. However, two weeks post-op, is too soon to evaluate... READ MORE
FUE (and Artas) over FUT. For first surgery which is preferred? Scared of white 'pot holing' on the donor area with FUE.
There are several factors to consider when deciding whether FUT or FUE will be the preferred procedure. There is scarring in both procedures, however,... READ MORE
The ARTAS robot is a physician controlled, computerized device that uses a three dimensional optical system to isolate follicular units from the back... READ MORE
Hair loss in women (in a diffuse or generalized pattern) may be caused by a number of different factors including changes in hormone levels, stress,... READ MORE
It is really too soon to evaluate the results of your procedure. You may start to see hair growth at this time, however, it is best to wait at least a... READ MORE
Redness in the recipient zone following a hair transplant procedure will generally resolve in 10-14 days. Persistent redness may be due to normal... READ MORE
Is it actually harmful to not rinse or wash recipient area say for as long as 5 to 7 days post transplant? (Photo)
In our practice, patients are instructed to start showering and gently washing the recipient area the day after the surgery. The first day after... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Wolfeld
Michael Wolfeld, MD has shared 7 before and after pictures from the RealSelf community.
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Videos by Michael Wolfeld, MD
Michael Wolfeld, MD has shared 21 videos.
Dr. Wolfeld explains why doctors recommend waiting a full year to assess the outcome of a hair transplant. WATCH VIDEO
Many people ask if the ARTAS Robotic System can perform a hair transplant on hair that is curly or light in color. Dr. Wolfeld answers this question and discusses when it is necessary to dye white hair in advance of robotic procedures. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Wolfeld answers a common question about showering after a hair transplant. Some patients are concerned that they will dislodge transplanted grafts in the shower, but it is important to follow the showering protocol to help the healing process. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Wolfeld explains why it's important to stop smoking before and after a hair transplant, to get the best results from the procedure. WATCH VIDEO
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