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Dr. Leonard J. Bernstein

Board certified dermatologist

The core of my philosophy in my practice of Cosmetic Dermatology is not to change one’s appearance but rather to help enhance and accentuate one’s own natural and unique beauty utilizing the most advanced proven technology and procedures available today.”

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ABOUT

board certified dermatologist in New York City, NY

Leonard J. Bernstein, M.D., is a graduate of Northwestern University College of Arts and Science where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry. He received his Medical Degree at Northwestern University School of Medicine.

He completed a dermatology residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital / Northwestern University, where he was a chief resident, followed by a Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Laser fellowship at the Laser and Skin Surgery Center of New York ®. Dr. Bernstein is a Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at New York Hospital/ Cornell Medical Center and holds an appointment in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, and the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology.

Every dermatologist has access to the same products and treatments, but it takes a true artist, with skill and empathy, to create beautiful, natural-looking results.

Dr. Bernstein is a board certified dermatologist specializing in dermatologic and laser surgery. He has published and lectured on a national basis in laser and dermatologic surgery and is actively engaged in research and development of new laser technology and therapeutic techniques.

EDUCATION

LICENSURE

Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

State of New York Medical License: Available Upon Request

DEA #: Available Upon Request

Residency: Dermatology, Northwestern University Northwestern Memorial Hospital Chicago, Illinois July 1992 – June 1995 / Chief Resident 1994-1995
Internship: Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Northwestern Memorial Hospital Chicago, Illinois June 1991 – June 1992
Medical: Northwestern University, Northwestern University Medical School Chicago, Illinois Sept. 1987-June 1991, M.D.
Pre-Medical: Northwestern University College of Arts and Sciences Evanston, Illinois June 1983-June 1987, B.A., Major: Chemistry

 

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow, American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology
  • Fellow, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Fellow, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
  • President (Past) & Member, Manhattan Metropolitan Dermatologic Society
  • Member, Dermatologic Society of Greater New York

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Feng H, Materne G, Ghalili, Lederhandler M, Pomerantz H, Christman M, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG “Assessment of Treatment Tolerance and Parental Perspective of Outpatient Pulsed-Dye Laser Treatment for Port-Wine Birthmark without General Anesthesia in Infants and Toddlers” JAAD. 2020 Sep 20

Lederhandler M, Jeon H, Pomerantz H, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG “Case Series of Corneal Eye Shield Application for Laser Treatment of Periocular Port- Wine Stains in Infancy” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2020 Jul 29

Bae C, Rettig S, Bernstein LJ, Weiss E, Geronemus RG “Treatment of Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation in Patients with Darker Skin Types using a low energy 1927nm non ablative fractional laser, A Retrospective Photographic Review Analysis” Lasers Surg Med. 2020 Jan.

Reddy KK, Blei F, Brauer JA, Warner M, Anolik R, Bernstein L, Brightman L, Hale E, Karen J, Weiss E, Geronemus RG. Retrospective study of the treatment of infantile hemangiomas using a combination of propranolol and pulsed dye laser. Dermatologic Surgery. 2013; 39: 923.

Weiss ET, Brauer JA, Anolik R, Reddy KK, Karen JK, Hale EK, Brightman LA, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. 1927-nm fractional resurfacing of facial actinic keratoses: a promising new therapeutic option. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2013; 68: 98.

Reddy KK, Brauer JA, Anolik R, Bernstein L, Brightman L, Hale E, Karen J, Weiss E, Geronemus RG. Topical perfluorodecalin resolves immediate whitening reactions and allows rapid effective multiple pass treatment of tattoos. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. Lasers Surg Med. 2013; 45: 76.

Brauer JA, Reddy KK, Anolik R, Weiss ET, Karen JK, Hale EK, Brightman LA, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Successful and rapid treatment of blue and green tattoo pigment with a novel picosecond laser. Archives of Dermatology. 2012; 148: 820.

Brightman LA, Brauer JA, Terushkin V, Hunzeker C, Reddy KK, Weiss ET, Karen JK, Hale EK, Anolik R, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Ablative fractional resurfacing for involuted hemangioma residuum. Archives of Dermatology. 2012; 148: 1294.

Brauer JA, Reddy KK, Anolik R, Weiss ET, Karen JK, Hale EK, Brightman LA, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Successful and rapid treatment of blue and green tattoo pigment with a novel picosecond laser. Archives of Dermatology. 2012; 148: 820.

Brauer JA, Reddy KK, Anolik R, Bernstein L, Brightman L, Hale EK, Karen JK, Weiss ET, Geronemus RG. Evaluation of a Picosecond 755nm Alexandrite Laser for Treatment of Multicolored or Recalcitrant Tattoos. Conference Presentation and Abstract. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting. April 2012.

Anolik R, Newlove T, Weiss ET, Brightman L, Hale EK, Karen JK, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Investigation into Optimal Treatment Intervals of Facial Port Wine Stains Using the Pulsed Dye Laser. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2012; 67: 985.

Reddy KK, Brauer JA, Anolik R, Bernstein L, Brightman LA, Hale E, Karen J, Weiss E, Geronemus RG. Calcium Hydroxylapatite Nodule Resolution After Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser Therapy. Archives of Dermatology. 2012. [Epub ahead of print]

Brightman L, Brauer JA, Anolik R, Weiss ET, Karen JK, Chapas A, Hale EK, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Reduction of thickened flap using fractional carbon dioxide laser. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 2011; 43: 873.

Anolik R, Weiss ET, Chapas A, Brightman L, Hale EK, Karen JK, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Nonablative Fractional Resurfacing with the 1927 nm Thulium Laser is an Effective, Well-Tolerated Treatment for Actinic Cheilitis. Conference Presentation and Abstract. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting. April 2011.

Anolik R, Newlove T, Weiss ET, Chapas A, Brightman L, Hale EK, Karen JK, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Investigation into Safe and Effective Treatment Intervals of Port Wine Stain Using the Pulsed Dye Laser. Conference Presentation and Abstract. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting. April 2011.

Anolik R, Weiss ET, Chapas A, Brightman L, Hale EK, Karen JK, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Age of Tattoo is an Indicator for the Rate of Success of Laser-Assisted Tattoo Removal. Conference Presentation and Abstract. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting. April 2011.

Anolik R, Weiss ET, Hunzeker C, Chapas A, Brightman L, Hale EK, Karen JK, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Investigation of the Effectiveness of Non-Coherent Blue Light in Intralesional Photodynamic Therapy of Basal Cell Carcinoma. Conference Presentation and Abstract. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting. April 2011.

Weiss ET, Anolik R, Brightman L, Chapas A, Hale EK, Karen JK, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Longterm follow-up of 1927 nm Fractional Resurfacing Laser for Actinic Keratoses of the Face. Conference Presentation and Abstract. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting. April 2011.

Brightman LA, Brauer JA, Anolik R, Weiss E, Karen J, Chapas A, Hale E, Bernstein L, Geronemus RG. Ablative and fractional ablative lasers. Dermatology Clinics. 2009; 27: 479.

Brightman L, Anolik R, Chapas AM, Weiss E, Hunzeker CM, Karen JK, Hale EK, Bernstein L, and Geronemus RG. Improvement in Post Partum Abdominal Skin Using a Novel Radiofrequency, Infrared, and Suction Device. Conference Poster. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Conference, 2009.

Bernstein L, Grossman M, Kauvar ANB, Geronemus RG. The Effect of 10 Mm Versus 5 Mm and 7 Mm Spot Size on Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Port Wine Stains and Hemangiomas. Lasers Surg Med. 1996, 8 (supp): 32-3.

Grossman MC, Bernstein LJ, Kauvar ANB, Geronemus RG. Treatment of Leg Veins with a Long Pulsed Tunable Dye Laser. Lasers Surg Med. 1996, 8 (supp): 35.

Kauvar ANB, Bernstein LJ, Grossman MC, Geronemus RG. Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Striae. Lasers Surg Med. 1996, 8 (supp): 36.

Kauvar ANB, Bernstein LJ, Grossman MC, Geronemus RG. Tissue Effects of Computerized Scanners for Char-free Co2 Lasers. Lasers Surg Med. 1996, 8 (supp): 50.

Roholt N, Bernstein L, Wang J, Eramo L. Localized Linear Bullous Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Child, J Am Acad Dermatol, 1995

BOOKS

Geronemus R, Bernstein L, Brightman L, Hale E, Karen J, Anolik R, Weiss E, Reddy K, and Brauer, J, Lasers and Related Technology in Dermatology. McGraw-Hill Publishers. 2013

 

LECTURES

Bernstein L, Roenigk HH Jr. Lipoinjection: Long term follow-up. Hawaii Dermatologic Society, Mauii, HI. Jan 1995

Bernstein L, Roenigk HH Jr. Lipoinjection in the Treatment of Linear Scleroderma – Coup de Sabre. American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Hilton Head, SC. May 1995

Bernstein L, Grossman M, Kauvar ANB, Geronemus RG. The effect of 10 mm versus 5 mm and 7 mm spot size on pulsed dye laser treatment of port wine stains and hemangiomas. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Orlando, FL. April 1996

Grossman MC, Bernstein LJ, Kauvar ANB, Geronemus RG Treatment of leg veins with a long pulsed tunable dye laser. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Orlando, FL. April 1996 Curriculum Vitae 9 Leonard J. Bernstein, M.D.

Kauvar ANB, Bernstein LJ, Grossman MC, Geronemus RG. Pulsed dye laser treatment of striae. American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Orlando, FL. April 1996.

 

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317 East 34th Street New York, NY 10016

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Saturday & Sunday: September through June by appointment only

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