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Medical and Surgical Hair Restoration


Bernstein Medical is on the forefront of hair restoration with its pioneering work in Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Robotic hair transplants. As an authority in the treatment of hair loss, we provide the most advanced care for our patients.


Services include:

  • Robotic Follicular Unit Extraction is a hair transplant procedure in which the ARTAS Robotic System is used to harvest the individual follicular unit grafts and create recipient sites with unparalleled precision and consistency. The procedure leaves no linear scarring and has minimal post-op limitations.   Read More >>

  • Follicular Unit Transplantation is a procedure where the surgeon removes a strip of hair about 1 cm wide from the back of the scalp. The strip is then dissected into individual follicles which are placed into the balding area.  Read More >>

  • Scalp Micro-Pigmentation (SMP) is a medical-grade scalp tattoo that serves as a permanent cosmetic camouflage. SMP mimics the appearance of a closely shaved head and can be used on scars or balding areas. SMP offers an alternative for patients who are not candidates for hair transplant surgery and is particularly helpful in women with thinning hair to make their hair appear more full.   Read More >>

  • Platelet Rich Plasma is a three-step medical treatment in which a patient’s blood is drawn, spun to extract growth factors, and then injected back into the balding areas.   Read More >>

  • Medications serve an important role in both the prevention and treatment of hair loss. They are particularly useful in the early stages of the balding process.  Read More >>

Dr Bernstein

Robert M. Bernstein, MD, MBA, FAAD, FISHRS is the founder of Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration. He is Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Columbia University in New York and a world-renowned hair transplant surgeon. His landmark medical publications and pioneering surgical techniques for FUT and FUE have revolutionized hair restoration. Dr. Bernstein is respected for his keen aesthetic sense, exceptional surgical skills, and high quality of patient care.

Dr Shaver

Christine M. Shaver, MD, FAAD heads the New York City Division of Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration. She is a board-certified dermatologist and Mohs Micrographic Surgeon. She earned a degree in biology from M.I.T and Alpha Omega Alpha honors from New York Medical College. Dr. Shaver focuses on manual and robotic hair restoration procedures (FUT and Robotic FUE hair transplants). She also runs the Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Scalp Micro-Pigmentation (SMP) programs at Bernstein Medical.

Dr Connolly

Deirdre M. Connolly, MD, FAAD heads the Long Island Division of Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration. She is a board-certified dermatologist and Mohs Micrographic Surgeon specializing in male and female hair loss. Dr. Connolly graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and was valedictorian of her medical school at Stony Brook University School of Medicine.


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