DR. BERNARD P. NUSBAUM

Dr. Bernard Nusbaum, Hair Transplant Expert from Coral GablesDr. Bernard Nusbaum brings vast experience and professional expertise to the practice of hair restoration. He specializes exclusively in hair loss and performed more than 10,000 separate hair transplant procedures in the last two decades.

Dr. Nusbaum is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and is Past President of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. He and his team at the Hair Transplant Institute of Miami are highly regarded in professional circles. He is a fellow of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery and has served as Chairman of the Scientific Committee and member of the Ethics, Continuing Education and Finance committees of the society. Dr. Nusbaum was Co-Editor of the Hair Transplant Forum International, which is the principal scientific publication in the field of Hair Restoration Surgery.

ISHRS FellowDr. Nusbaum received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is a member of the Voluntary Faculty in the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami School Of Medicine and regularly authors scientific articles on hair loss and hair transplantation Miller for the medical literature.


Education:

  • University of Colorado, Bachelor of Arts, With Distinction, 1974
  • 1974 University of Miami, School of Medicine, M.D., 1979

Post-Graduate Positions:

  • 2008 to Present: Voluntary Faculty, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery.
  • 1986: Attending Clinical Faculty, Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida.
  • 1985: Clinical Instructor, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, School of Medicine 1984: Clinical Assistant Professor (Lecturer in Dermatology) Department of Family Medicine, University of Miami, School of Medicine
  • 1983 to 1986: Consulting Dermatologist, Family Medicine Residency – Training Program, University of Miami – South Dade Community Health Institute
  • 1981 to 1983: Chief Resident, Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida
  • 1980 to 1981: First Year Resident, Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida
  • 1979 to 1980: Internship, Internal Medicine,Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida

Board Certification:

  • 1998: American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • 1983: American Board of Dermatology
  • 1979: American Board of Medical Examiners

Honors:

  • 2015: Golden Follicle Award, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • 2008: President, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • 2008 to Present : Board of Governors, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • 2008 to 2011: Co-Editor, Hair Transplant Forum International
  • 2004: Board of Directors, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • 2003: Chairman, Advanced Review Course, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • 2002: Columnist: Hair Transplant Forum International, “Scalp Dermatology for the Hair Restoration Surgeon”.
  • 2002: Appointed to Ethics and Bylaws Committee, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • 2000: Awarded 2nd Place Poster Presentation “Ergonomics in Follicular Unit Transplantation,” International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 8th Annual Meeting
  • 1999 to Present: Examination Committee, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • 1998: Among 11 Hair Transplant Surgeons in U.S. featured in “The Bald Truth” by Spencer Kobren (Pocket Books)
  • 1996: Public Relations Committee, American Hair Loss Council
  • 1992: Presentation, Residents’ Forum of the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. “The Effect of Ultraviolet Radiation on Sensitization to Nitrogen Mustard During Psoriasis Therapy”
  • 1984: Member, Public Relations Committee, American Association of Cosmetic Surgeons
  • 1981: Best Resident Paper Award, 107th Annual Meeting, Florida Medical Association, Hallandale, Florida
  • 1980 to 1982:Secretary, House Staff Association, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida
  • 1974 to 1977: Trustee Scholarship for Academic Achievement, University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
  • 1974: Phi Beta Kappa, University of Colorado
  • 1973: Vice President, Alpha Epilson Delta, International Premedical Honor Society, University of Colorado
  • 1972: President’s Award, University of Colorado

Professional Memberships:

  • Miami Dermatologic Society American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Association of Cosmetic Surgeons Dade County
  • Medical Association Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery
  • American Society for Hair Restoration

Research Projects:

  • Naturally Occurring Female Hairlines Effects of Anti Baldness
  • Effects of Anti Baldness Drugs on Follicular Apoptosis and Inflammasomes
  • Vitamin A Therapy for Psoriasis
  • Photobiology of Epidermal Langerhans Cells
  • Migration of Topically Applied Medications
  • Use of Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents in Conjunction with Phototherapy for Psoriasis
  • In Vitro Assessment of New Anti-platelet Drug

Additional Experience:

  • 1983 to 1990: Associate, Leonard A. Lewis, M.D., P.A.,Dermatology Surgery, Private Practice
  • 1972 to 1974: Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, “The Structure of Plant Cell Walls” (Analytic organic chemistry: gas chromatography and mass spectrometry), “Host-Pathogen Interactions Between Plants and Fungi
  • 1973 to 1974: Assistant Instructor, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Bibliography:

  • Johnson, R.A. and Nusbaum, B.P.: Monocytic Leukemia in a 2 year old child. South Medical Jour. 75: 79, 1982.
  • Nusbaum, B.P., Edwards, E.K. Jr., Horwitz, S.N. and Frost, P.: Psoriasis Therapy: The Effect of UV Radiation on Sensitization to Mechlorethamine. Arch. Dermatol. 119: 117-121, 1983.
  • Johnson, R.A. and Nusbaum, B.P.: Migration of Topically Applied Tetracycline in Various Vehicles. Arch. Derm. 119: 660-663, 1983.
  • Nusbaum, B.P., Gulbas, N., Horwitz, S.N.: Sporotrichosis Acquired from a Cat. JAAD 8: 386-391, 1983.
  • Nusbaum, B.P. and Frost, P.: Ichthyosiform Dermatoses-Diagnostic and Therapeutic Aspects. Sem Dermatol 2: 161-169, 1983.
  • Lewis, L.A. and Nusbaum, B.P.: Varaderm: A Skin Substitute for Surgical Workshops. J. Dermatol Surg. Oncol. 13: 473-474, 1987.
  • Nusbaum, B.P. and Lewis, L.A.: Hair Transplantation: Using a Power Punch in the Recipient Area. J. Dermatol Surg. Oncol. 13: 1073-1074, 1987.
  • Nusbaum, B.P. and Lewis, L.A.: Hair Transplantation: A Three-Stage Approach for Creating the Hairline. J. Dermatol Surg. Oncol. 18: 4, 327-328, 1992.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Advantages of Tumescent Anesthesia for Strip or Elliptical Harvesting. Am. J. of Cosmetic Surgery, 1997. Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 457-8.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: The Recipient Area: An Organized Approach for Preventing Complications. Journal of Cosmetic Derm. Vol. 13, No. 6, June, 2000, pp. 33-36.
  • Sawaya ME, Keane RW, Blume Peytavi, Mullins DL, Nusbaum, BP, et al.: Androgen Responsive Genes as they Affect Hair Growth. Eur J Dermatol. 2001 Jul-Aug; 11 (4): 304-8.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Reducing Pain During Hair Transplant, Lidocaine Infiltration. Dermatol. Surg. 2001; 27: 1: 98-99
  • Sawaya, M.E., Blume-Peytavi, Mullins, D.L., Nusbaum, B.P., et al.: Effects of Finasteride on Apoptosis and Regulation of the Human Hair Cycle. J Cutan Med Surg. 2002 Jan-Feb; (6) 1: 1-9 Epub. 2002 Jan 9.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Techniques to Reduce Pain Associated with Hair Transplantation, Optimizing Anesthesia and Analgesia: Am. J. Clin. Dermatol, 2004, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 1-69.
  • Nusbaum, B.P. and Fuentefria, S.: Naturally Occuring Female Hairline Patterns. Dermatol. Surg 35: 6: June 2009, 907-13.
  • Nusbaum, B.P. and Nusbaum AG: Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia in a Man: Results of Follicular Unit Test Grafting. Dermatol. Surg 36: 6: June 2010, 959-62.
  • Nusbaum, B.P. and Nusbaum AG: Recipient Area Complications in Hair Transplantation, 5th Edition. Unger W, Shapiro R, Unger MA, Unger R, eds. Informa Medical Books, 2010. New York, New York
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Scalp Dermatology for the Hair Transplant Surgeon: “Diagnostic Considerations in Alopecia Areata”. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 47-48, 2004.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Scalp Pathology for the Hair Transplant Surgeon: Beware of Imitators. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 299-300, 2003.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Scalp Pathology for the Hair Transplant Surgeon: “Donor vs. Recipient Dominance Revisited”. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 13, No. 5, p. 414, 2003.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Apoptosis, Androgenetic Alopecia and the Hair Cycle. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2002.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Scalp Pathology for the Hair Transplant Surgeon. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2002.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Scalp Dermatology for the Hair Restoration Surgeon: Scalp Lesions. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2002.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Scalp Dermatology for the Hair Transplant Surgeon: “Alopecia of the Month”: Triangular Alopecia. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 12, No. 5, 2002.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Scalp Dermatology for the Hair Transplant Surgeon: “Alopecia of the Month”: Trichotillomania. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 12, No. 6, 2002.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Scalp Pathology For the Hair Transplant Surgeon: “Donor vs. Recipient Dominance”. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 12, No. 2, p. 41, 2002.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Scalp Dermatology for the Hair Transplant Surgeon: Recognition and Management of Different Alopecias. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2001.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Ergonomics in Follicular Unit Transplantation: A New Design for Stereoscopic Dissection Tables. Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol. 11, No. 3, 2001.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Reducing Pain During Lidocaine Infiltration in Hair Transplantation. Hair Transplant Forum, Vol. 10, No. 2, March/April, 2000.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Frontal Forelock: Overall Design. Hair Transplant Forum, Vol. 5, No. 1, January/February 1995, p. 14.
  • Dermatology Times, Vol. 13, (1992) No. 9, Page 9: “Three Stage Technique Produces Better Intermediate Hairlines”.
  • In Skin & Allergy News, Vol. 13, No. 3, (1992) Page 8: “Psoriasis Therapy”.
  • Resident Diagnosis of the Month: “Tungiasis” –Dermatology Times, Vol. 2, (1991) No. 8, Pages 1-10.
  • Nusbaum, B.P.: Hair Transplantation in Black Patients. Hair Transplant Forum, 1 (4): 3, 1991.
  • Johnson, R.A. and Nusbaum, B.P.: Tungiasis, Dermatology Times. 2 (8): 1-10, 1981.

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