Michael S. Beckenstein, M.D.

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Overview

Plastic surgery is more than simply making superficial external changes. It goes deeper than that. It's about changing the way people perceive themselves, says Dr. Beckenstein, a plastic surgeon in Birmingham who is respected worldwide for his skill

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800 St Vincent's Drive Suite 610 Birmingham, Alabama, United States 35205

Main Phone: View Main Phone1-866-msbmd77

Phone 2: View Phone 2205-933-9308

Website: http://www.msbmd.com

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Description

Dr. Beckenstein is a board-certified, fully credentialed plastic surgeon who completed fellowships and residencies around the country. He has extensive experience in reconstructive and plastic surgery. Born and raised in New York, Dr. Beckenstein earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Union College in Schenectady, New York. In 1987, he received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk Virginia. He was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

He completed his internship and general surgical training in 1992 at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, where he was awarded the Herbert Schulte Award for clinical excellence.

Before entering private practice, Dr. Beckenstein completed a plastic surgery residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He continued at the university for a 6-month research fellowship.

SITE MANAGERS COMMENTS

Dr. Beckenstein is an Eminent Member of CosmeticTattoo.org and we consider him to be a leading international expert in his many fields of expertise, services provided by Dr. Beckenstein and his team are exceptional and in some cases ground breaking.

Hours of work

By Appointment

Special Listing: Additional Member Information

Free Parking: No

Referral Required: No

Speaker & Presenter: Yes

Will Travel Locally: Yes

Will Travel Interstate: Yes

Will Travel Internationally: Yes

Main Medical Specialty: Plastic Surgeon

Preferred Contact Method: Via Email Contact Form

Forum Address: http://blog.msbmd.com

Range of Patient Services: Breast: Augment, Implant, Lift, Reconstruct, Reduction

Body: Liposuction, Tummy Tuck, Mommy Makeover, Post Weight Loss, Revision Surgery

Face: Lift, Blepharoplasty, Advanced Skin Care

Hair: NeoGraft Hair Transplant, Laser Hair Therapy, SMP

Why Choose Us?: Dr. Beckenstein uses his experience and advanced training to help his patients fully understand the procedures they are considering and what's important when choosing a plastic surgeon.

Clinics Profile in Detail: Michael S. Beckenstein, MD, established his Birmingham cosmetic plastic surgery practice in 1999. During his extensive fellowship training, Dr. Beckenstein was honored to work in the offices of world-renowned plastic surgeons. He assimilated important aspects of each of these practices into his own, ensuring that you receive the highest levels of quality and professionalism. We are committed to providing excellent care, and we will go out of our way to make your time with us as rewarding as possible.

Doctors Profile in Detail: Curriculum Vitae for Michael Beckenstein, MD

EDUCATION

EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL
Norfolk, Virginia
6/83 - 5/87
Doctor of Medicine

UNION COLLEGE
Schenectady, New York
9/78 - 6/82
Bachelor of Science (Biology)

LAWRENCE HIGH SCHOOL
Lawrence, New York
8/75 - 6/78

POST GRADUATE TRAINING

FELLOWSHIP
AESTHETIC SURGERY/BREAST RECONSTRUCTION
Birmingham, Alabama
James C. Grotting, MD
9/97- 9/98

FELLOWSHIP
BREAST RECONSTRUCTION/AESTHETIC SURGERY
Georgetown University Medical Center
Dept. of Plastic Surgery
Scott Spear, MD - Chairman
7/95 - 12/95

FELLOWSHIP
BREAST RECONSTRUCTION
Atlanta Plastic Surgery, PA
Atlanta, Georgia
Carl Hartrampf, Jr., MD
1/95 - 6/95

FELLOWSHIP
PLASTIC SURGERY RESEARCH
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio
Dept. of Plastic Surgery
Brian Windle, MD - Chairman
7/94 - 12/94

RESIDENCY
PLASTIC SURGERY
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio
Dept. of Plastic Surgery
Brian Windle, MD - Chairman
7/92 - 6/94

RESIDENCY
GENERAL SURGERY
St. Barnabas Medical Center
Livingston, New Jersey
Dept. of Surgery
F.C. Nance, MD - Program Director
7/88 - 6/92

INTERNSHIP
GENERAL SURGERY
St. Barnabas Medical Center
Livingston, New Jersey
Dept. of Surgery
F.C. Nance, MD - Program Director
7/87 - 6/88

LICENSE/BOARDS
ABMS MOC Re-Certification in Plastic Surgery (2010)
Diplomate of American Board of Plastic Surgery (2001)
Diplomate of American Board of Surgery (1993)
Alabama State Medical Board (1997)
Indiana State Medical Board (1996)
Georgia State Medical Board (1994)
District of Columbia Medical Board (1994)
Ohio State Medical Board (1992)
New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners (1988)
National Board of Medical Examiners (1987)

CERTIFICATIONS
Microsurgery (Tulane University 1994)
AO Rigid Fixation (University of Pittsburgh 1993)
Laser Surgery (SBMC 1992)
CO2 Laser Certification (Bethesda,MD; Georgetown University(1996)
Ultrasound Assisted Lipectomy (Birmingham, AL 1999)
Gentlelase Certification (Candela 1998)
Scleropulse Certification (Candela 1998)
Alexandrite Certification (Candela 1998)

About Our Staff: Exceptional Staff

Dr. Beckenstein assembled his staff by personally selecting nurses, administrators, and technicians who are experienced in the field of plastic surgery. Each core member has been in the field for least 10 to 15 years and worked for some of the most prestigious plastic surgeons in the Birmingham area. They take pride in treating each patient with professionalism, attentiveness, and the greatest compassion.

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