M. Bernstein, MD is Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology
at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
and Associate Attending at the New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Bernstein is the Medical Director of the New Hair Institute.
His private practice in Manhattan and Fort Lee, NJ is devoted
solely to hair restoration.
Dr. Bernstein is the recipient of the "Platinum Follicle
Award" for "Outstanding Achievement" in scientific
and clinical research in hair restoration. Presenting the
award, the President of the International Society of Hair
Restoration Surgery stated: "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's contributions extend
beyond the application of Follicular Unit Transplantation,
such as studies in examining the power of sorting grafts for
density, yield by method of graft production, local anesthetic
use, and suture materials. These studies have added to the
specialty's depth and breadth of knowledge applicable to traditional
mini-micrografting techniques as well as Follicular Unit Transplantation."
Dr. Bernstein received his Dermatologic training at the Albert
Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where he served
as Chief Resident. He graduated Cum Laude from Tulane University
achieving the status of Tulane Scholar. He received his Doctor
of Medicine degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry
of New Jersey and was the recipient of the Dr. Jacob Bleiberg
Award for Excellence in Dermatology.
Dr. Bernstein is Board Certified in Dermatology and is a
Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Bernstein
is honored to be among the first 50 physicians worldwide to
be certified by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery.
Dr. Bernstein serves on the editorial board of 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,
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and the American Hair
Dr. Bernstein has served as Chairman of the Quality Assurance
Committee of the Department of Dermatology at Englewood Hospital
and is the Medical Director assuring quality control at the
AAAHC Accredited NHI ambulatory health care facilities, the
first of its kind for hair restoration surgery in the United
States. He has also been instrumental in developing NHI's
extensive website www.newhair.com.
Dr. Bernstein's contributions to the field of hair transplantation
and devotion to patient care have earned him the honor of
"Surgeon of the Month" in Hair Transplant Forum
International and New York Magazine's "The Best Doctors
in New York" for 2000 and 2001. Dr. Bernstein has appeared
on ABC, CBS, and Fox 5 News and has been featured on Good
Morning America for his pioneering work in hair transplantation
and on The Discovery Channel for his expertise in corrective
Dr. Bernstein is the most widely published author on the
subject of Follicular Unit Transplantation with over 30 articles,
editorial reviews, books and textbook chapters. His landmark
scientific papers are considered to be seminal works in the
field of hair restoration surgery. Dr. Bernstein lectures
both nationally and internationally on the treatment of hair
loss. He is active in clinical research and teaching and is
devoted to providing the best possible care for his patients.