Walter P. Unger,
M.D., F.R.C.P. (C)., F.A.C.P., A.B.H.R.S.

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Current Appointments:

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology
Director, Hair Restoration Surgery Resident and Fellowship Program

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University of Toronto, Canada
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Dermatology)

Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, USA

St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada

 

Private Practice:

710 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 249-9393; 416-944-9393; Fax: (212) 249-4032;
Email: wunger8@gmail.com

 

RECOGNITION/AWARDS

Castle Connolly's "Top Doctors": New York Metro Area (2007 – present)

Teacher-of-the-Year, Department of Dermatology, Mt. Sinai Medical School, New York, 2007 and 2001

Manfred Lucas Award for outstanding contribution to the field of Hair Restoration Surgery from the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), October 2003

Pioneer in Education Award-Hair Restoration from the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), October 2003

Golden Follicle Award for clinical expertise from the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), 1995

 

Education and Training:

M.D., University of Toronto Medical School

Rotating Internship:
New Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

Post-graduate Didactic Course, Dermatology, St. John's Hospital
for Diseases of the Skin – Institute of Dermatology, London, England

Resident and Chief Resident in Dermatology, The Skin and Cancer Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA,

Resident in Medicine, Sunnybrook Medical Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario

 

Teaching and Administrative Appointments:

Canadian Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, President (2000-2005)

American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, Inc., Board of Directors (1997-2003) and
(2006-2008)

American Academy of Dermatology, Chairman, Committee for Professional
Standards in Hair Transplantation (1992-1995)

Director, Hair Loss Clinic, Wellesley Hospital, University of Toronto (1981-2001)

 

MEDICAL JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

The last 20 articles:

  1. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION: 2001
    Cosmetic Dermatology, June 2001, 14(6):17-21
  2. HAIR TRANSPLANTING: An Important but Often Forgotten Treatment for Female Pattern Hair Loss
    Co-author Unger RH. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, November, 2003, 49(5):853-860
  3. WHAT'S NEW IN HAIR TRANSPLANTS?
    Co-author Unger RH. Skin Therapy Letter, January, 2003, 8(1):5-7
  4. HAIR DIRECTION AND ANGLE
    Newsletter of the European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 2003, 3(1):4-5
  5. HAIR TRANSPLANTS FOR WOMEN, TOO
    Dermatology Times, December, 2003, 24(12):24
  6. THE ART OF HAIR TRANSPLANTATION IN WOMEN
    Co-author Unger RH. Body Language Dermatology, 2004, Issue 4:26-28
  7. RECIPIENT AREA HAIR DIRECTION AND ANGLE IN HAIR TRANSPLANTING
    Dermatologic Surgery, June 2004, 30(6):829-965
  8. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION: Current Concepts and Techniques
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc, 2005, 10:225-229
  9. RETROFITTING OLD TRANSPLANTS
    Cosmetic Dermatology, April 2006, 19(4):265-270
  10. CORE CURRICULUM FOR HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY, RECOMMENDED BY THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY (ISHRS)
    Puig CJ, Epstein ES, Epstein JS, Farjo BK, Kabaker SS, Leonard RT Jr, Mangubat EA, Ross M, Rousso DE, Shiell RC, Stough DB, Straub PM, Unger WP. J Dermatol Surg. 2006;32(1):86-9
  11. THE SURGICAL TREATMENT OF CICATRICIAL ALOPECIA
    Co-authors Unger RH, Dermatologic Therapy, Vol. 21, 2008, 295-311
  12. CANDIDACY OF FEMALES FOR HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol 21, Number 4, July/August 2011, pp.cover, 110-112
  13. GOOD NEWS and BAD NEWS in HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY
    Canadian Dermatology Association Bulletin, October 2011, 18(3):9-14
  14. HAIR TRANSPLANTING IN EARLY STAGE MALE PATTERN BALDNESS
    Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol 21, Number 5, Sept/October 2011, pp.148-152
  15. FACTORS INFLUENCING POSTOPERATIVE HYPERESTHESIA IN HAIR RESTORATION
    Unger RH., Unger M., Unger WP., Cosmetic Dermatology, 2011;10(4):301-306
  16. GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS IN HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY
    Canadian Dermatology Association Bulletin, Vol 18, Number 3, October 2011, pp.9-14
  17. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION PROCEDURES (online article)
    Bader, RS., Unger WP., Emedicine/Medscape Reference: Drugs, Diseases and procedures. November 2011.
  18. THE INFLUENCE OF PERI-INCISIONAL TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE INJECTION ON WOUND EDGE APPOSTION
    Teo L., XU T., Unger RH. Journal of Dermatological Treatment Epub ahead of print February 3, 2013.
  19. ESTIMATING THE NUMBER OF LIFETIME FOLLICULAR UNITS: A Survey and Comments of Experienced Hair transplant Surgeons
    Journal of Dermatologic Surgery May 2013:39(5):755-760.
  20. HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF?
    Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol 23, Number 5, Sept/October 2013, pp. 177-178

TEXTBOOK PUBLICATIONS (38 chapters)

The last 21 Chapters:

  1. HAIR REPLACEMENT
    Textbook of Dermatologic Surgery, Ratz J., (ed.), Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, 1998,
    Chapter 30, pp.499-545
  2. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION AND ALOPECIA REDUCTION
    5th Edition of Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, Katz, S., (ed.),
    McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1999, Chapter 274, pp.2972-2980
  3. LASER-ASSISTED HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Cosmetic Laser Surgery, 2nd Edition, Alster, T., Apfelberg, D., (eds.),
    Wiley-Liss, 1999, pp.195-210
  4. HAIR REPLACEMENT SURGERY
    The Unfavorable Result in Plastic Surgery: Avoidance & Treatment,
    Goldwyn, R., Cohen, M. (eds.), Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 2001,
    Chapter 59, pp.1048-1067
  5. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION WITH ALOPECIA REDUCTION
    Co-author Cotterill P., Cosmetic Surgery An Interdisciplinary Approach, Narins, R.
    (ed.), Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York-Basel, 2001, Chapter 34, pp.795-835
  6. ADDING AND SUBTRACTING HAIR
    Co-author Cotterill P., Women's Dermatology (From Infancy to Maturity),
    Parish, L., Brenner S., Ramos-e-Silva, M., (eds.), Parthenon Publishing, New York,
    London, 2001, Chapter 49, pp.535-546
  7. INNOVATIONS IN HAIR TRANSPLANTING: PROGRESS VS. PROMOTION
    Advances in Dermatology, Volume 16, Dzubow, L. (ed.), et al (eds.), Mosby, 2001,
    Chapter 13, pp.427-451
  8. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Atlas of Cosmetic Surgery, Kaminer, M., Dover, J., Arndt, K., (eds.), WB Saunders,
    Philadelphia, 2002, Chapter 15, pp.231-263
  9. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION AND ALOPECIA REDUCTION
    Co-author Unger R., Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine,
    6th edition, Katz, S., et al (eds.), McGraw-Hill, 2003, Chapter 277, pp.2568-2575
  10. SURGICAL APPROACH TO HAIR LOSS
    Disorders of Hair Growth Diagnosis and Treatment, Second edition, Olsen, E.,
    (ed.), McGraw-Hill, 2003, Chapter 15, 453-479
  11. TRANSPLANTE DE CABELLO. NUEVOS CONCEPTOS Y TECNICAS
    Co-author Unger R., COIFFMAN. Cirugia Plástica, Reconstructiva y
    Estética, Coiffman F., (ed.), AMOLCA, 2006, Chapter 93, 776-790
  12. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION AND ALOPECIA REDUCTION
    Co-authors Unger R., Unger, M., Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine,
    7th edition Volume Two, Wolff, Goldsmith, Katz, et al (eds.), McGraw-Hill, 2008,
    Chapter 257, 2394-2402
  13. SURGICAL TREATMENT OF HAIR LOSS
    Co-author Unger R., Hair Growth and Disorders, Blume-Peytavi, Tosti, Whiting,
    and Trüeb, (eds.), Springer-Verlag, 2008, Chapter 22, 447-465
  14. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Co-authors Unger R., Unger, M., Atlas of Cosmetic Surgery,
    2nd edition, Kaminer, Dover, Arndt, et al (eds.), Elsevier, London, 2008, Chapter 22, 365-398
  15. ANDROGENETIC ALOPECIA
    Co-authors Unger, R., Treatment of Skin Disease:
    Comprehensive Therapeutic Strategies 3rd edition, Lebwohl, MG., Heymann, WR.,
    Berth-Jones, J., Coulson, J, eds., Elsevier Saunders, 2010:36-38
  16. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION (DVD)
    Unger WP. Surgery of the Skin, 2nd edition.
    Robinson, Hanke, Siegel and Fratila,eds., DVD eds. Bhatia, Rohrer. Mosby Elsevier 2010
  17. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION AND ALOPECIA REDUCTION
    Co-author Unger M., Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, 8th edition
    Volume Two, Goldsmith, Gilchrist, Katz, et al (eds.), McGraw-Hill, 2010, Chapter
    254, 3061-3076
  18. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Unger R., Grabb & Smith's Plastic Surgery, 7th edition,
    Thorne, Chung, Gosain, Gurtner, Mehrara and Spear., eds., Lippincott Williams,
    2013, Chapter 52, 572-581
  19. ANDROGENETIC ALOPECIA
    Unger R., Treatment of Skin Disease, 4th edition, Lebwohl
    MG.,Heymann WR., Berth-Jones J., Coulson I., eds., Elsevier Saunders, London,
    2014, Chapter 12, 36-38
  20. UNGER W, HAIR TRANSPLANTATION, DVD; SURGERY OF THE SKIN,
    Robinson J, Hanke C, Siegel D, Fratila A (eds), Elsiever Saunders, 2015

Currently co-writing with Dr. Robin Unger, chapters requested by 4 additional medical textbooks.

Textbooks:

HAIR TRANSPLANTATION

  • 1st Edition 1979, sole editor, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, Basel
  • 2nd Edition 1988, Co-editor Nordstrom, R.E.A., Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, Basel
  • 3rd Edition 1995, sole editor, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York Basel
  • 4th Edition 2004, Co-editor Shapiro, R., Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, Basel
  • 5th Edition 2011, Co-editors Shapiro, R., Unger, R., Unger, M., Informa Healthcare UK, New York

Grants:

  • Investigator for The Upjohn Company re: Topical Minoxidil
  • Investigator for Merck re: Oral Finasteride

Current Editorial Activities:

  • Contributing Editor – Journal of Dermatologic Surgery

CERTIFICATION:

  • New York State Medical License
  • American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, Inc.
  • F.A.C.P. Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • F.R.C.P. Canadian Fellowship in Dermatology Ontario, Canada Medical License

ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Membership in Professional Societies:

  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Canadian Medical Association
  • Member, Ontario Medical Association
  • Member, Canadian Dermatology Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Member, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, Inc.
  • Member, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • Member, Canadian Dermatologic Association
  • Member, Canadian Dermatologic Foundation
  • Member, Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member, North American Hair Research Society
  • Member, International Society of Hair Research

Conference Organizer, Session Chair:

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meetings, Chairman/Moderator of
Annual Hair Transplantation Symposium at all annual meetings from 1981 to 2004
Chairman, Hair Transplantation, World Congress of Dermatology, June 2015

Advisory Committees:

Independent and Health Facilities (IHF) Task Force for Dermatology and Hair
Transplanting for the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2000-2015

Chairman, Task Force on Medical Standards for Hair Transplantation
Surgery of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) (1992-1995)

Peer Assessor for College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario (2011-2015)

150 Invited Talks/Presentations:
Those since 1995 listed here:

  1. THE BIG ONE!
    del Rey, CA, January 1995
  2. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    53rd Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, LA,
    February 4-9, 1995
  3. CURRENT STATUS OF LASER HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    22nd Annual Meeting American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Hilton Head,
    SC, May 1995
  4. LASER HAIR TRANSPLANTATION: Hair Replacement Surgery
    International Symposium American Academy of Facial Plastic &
    Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago, IL, June 1995
  5. LASER HAIR TRANSPLANTATION: Controversies in Cosmetic Surgery
    12th Annual Scientific American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Orlando, Fl,
    January 1996
  6. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION: Commonest Mistakes I See in Repair Cases
    Annual Meeting Academy of Dermatology, Washington, D.C., February 10-15,
    1996
  7. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Fifth International Symposium on Cosmetic Laser Surgery, Hair
    Transplant/Removal, International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgery,
    Washington, D.C., Feb. 16-19, 1996
  8. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION 1996: What's New?
    73rd Atlantic Dermatological Conference, Toronto Dermatological Society,
    Toronto, ON, May 3-5, 1996
  9. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Planning in Hair Transplanting 1996, Instituto Dermopatico Dell'Immacolata
    II International Meeting, Rome, Italy, May 24-25, 1996
  10. LASER HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Laser Hair Transplantation 3 1/2 Years Later and Retrofitting Poor Hair
    Transplanting Results, Hair 1996 – The New York Experience, NYC, June 7-9,
    1996
  11. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION – SLIT, PUNCH, LASER
    The 18th Post-Graduate Seminar, Norman Wrong Lecture, University of Toronto,
    Toronto, ON, September 20, 1996
  12. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    55th Annual Meeting Hair Transplantation, American Academy of Dermatology,
    San Francisco, CA, March 21-26, 1997
  13. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Hair Auto Transplantation Meeting, Bologna, Italy, April 18-19, 1997
  14. UPDATE ON HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    The Toronto Dermatological Society 19th Post-Graduate Dermatology
    Seminar, Toronto, ON, September 19-20, 1997
  15. HAIR GRAFTING
    5TH Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery,
    Barcelona, Spain, October 15-19, 1997
  16. REPAIRS, "RETROFITS" AND REVISITING OLD TABOOS – Keynote Speaker
    Annual Scientific Meeting Global Convocation on Hair Restoration Surgery,
    New Orleans, LA, February 1-3, 1998
  17. LASER HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    7th International Symposium on Cosmetic Laser Surgery, the International
    Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons, Orlando, Fl, February 24-26, 1998
  18. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION – CURRENT CONCEPTS & TECHNIQUE
    56th Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology, Orlando, Fl,
    February 27-March 4, 1998
  19. RECENT ADVANCES IN THE THERAPY OF MALE PATTERN HAIR LOSS
    Merck Frost Canada Inc., Toronto Dermatologic Society, CN Tower, Toronto,
    ON, April 21, 1998
  20. LASER AND CONVENTIONAL HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    25th Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting American Society for Dermatologic
    Surgery, Portland, OR, May 13-17, 1998
  21. 73RD ANNUAL MEETING, CANADIAN DERMATOLOGY ASSOCIATION
    Toronto, ON, June 30-July 4, 1998
  22. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    6th Annual Meeting International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery,
    Washington, D.C., September 16-20, 1998
  23. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION, FUNDAMENTAL TECHNIQUES &
    CONSULTATION and CURRENT CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUE

    57th Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans,
    LA, March 19-24, 1999
  24. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION: STATE-OF-THE-ART 1999
    Cosmetic Surgery Current Concepts and Evolving Techniques, Harvard
    Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Cambridge, MA,
    April 10-11, 1999
  25. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION-FUNDAMENTAL TECHNIQUES &
    CONSULTATION, COSMETIC SURGERY SYMPOSIUM and DISCUSSION
    GROUP ON HAIR TRANSPLANTATION; RECOGNITION, MANAGEMENT
    AND PREVENTION OF COMPLICATIONS IN HAIR REPLACEMENT SURGERY

    58th Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco,
    California, March 10-15, 2000
  26. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION (co-moderator), "NEW LAMPS FROM OLD"-
    RETROFITTING OLD TRANSPLANTS

    Patients 25 Years after Hair Transplanting, American Society for Dermatologic
    Surgery, Miami Beach, Florida, May 19-23, 1999
  27. THE CURRENT STATUS OF "CLONING" HAIR and PANEL ON
    CONTROVERSIES IN HAIR TRANSPLANTING

    7th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery,
    San Francisco, California, October 1999
  28. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Second Annual Meeting of Hair Transplant Surgery Experts, Guadalajara,
    Mexico, January 28-30, 2000
  29. CURRENT CONCEPTS IN HAIR TRANSPLANTATION; HAIR
    TRANSPLANTATION- a) PLANNING and b) TECHNIQUE OF MIXING
    GRAFTS OF VARIOUS SIZES (VIDEO)

    3rd Annual Congress of European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery,
    Istanbul, Turkey, June 22-25, 2000
  30. DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF HAIR DISORDERS
    American Academy of Dermatology, "Derm Update" Program, New York,
    New York, October 28, 2000
  31. HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY: HAIR RESTORATION: WHAT AM I
    DOING TODAY? and WHICH TECHNIQUE OF HAIR RESTORATION
    SURGERY FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM?

    13th International Congress of Aesthetic Medicine, President and Chairman of
    Sections on Hair Transplanting, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, November 1-4, 2000
  32. STATE OF THE ART: GRAFTS OF DIFFERENT SIZES and HAIR
    SURVIVAL IN TWO MILLIMETER ROUND GRAFTS

    8th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Hilton
    Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, November 30-December 4, 2000
  33. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    59th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC,
    March 2-7, 2001
  34. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION TODAY and TOMORROW
    . Canadian Dermatology Assn. Annual Conference, Halifax, NS, June 27-July 1, 2001
  35. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION TODAY and TOMORROW
    Young Leaders in Dermatology Meeting, Tucson, AZ, October 3-7, 2001
  36. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION 2001
    4th Annual Mt. Sinai Winter Symposium-Advances in Medical and Surgical
    Dermatology, and Chair, Discussion on Hair Transplantation, New York City, NY,
    December 7-8, 2001
  37. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    60th Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology, New Orleans, LA,
    February 22-27, 2002
  38. DIFFERENT GRAFTS FOR DIFFERENT PURPOSES IN HAIR
    TRANSPLANTATION and HAIR TRANSPLANTING: LONG-TERM PLANNING

    14th Annual Aspen Winter Surgery Seminar, Aspen, CO, April 4-6, 2002
  39. HAIR TRANSPLANTING IN WOMEN – POSTER PRESENTATION
    8th International Symposium American Academy of Facial Plastic and
    Reconstructive Surgery Foundation, New York City, NY, May 1-5, 2002
  40. State-of-the-Art: COMBINATION GRAFTING and HAIR TRANSPLANTING
    IN WOMEN

    European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, London, England, June 5-9, 2002
  41. PATIENTS: TREATMENT AND RESULTS
    10th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery,
    Chicago, IL, October, 2002
  42. DEMONSTRATION OF PERSONAL SURGICAL TECHNIQUE:
    Teacher's Meeting, Guadalajara, Mexico, March 2003
  43. CONTROVERSIES IN HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    61st Annual Meeting Director, Focus Session, American Academy of Dermatology,
    San Francisco, CA, March 2003
  44. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION IN WOMEN
    Italian Society of Hair Restoration, Annual Meeting, Rome, Italy, May 25-27, 2003
  45. WHAT'S NEW IN HAIR TRANSPLANTING?
    The Inaugural Post-graduate Seminars in Dermatology, Johns Hopkins Medical
    School, Baltimore, Maryland, May 31, 2003
  46. THE THREE MOST IMPORTANT WAYS TO ACHIEVE DENSITY AND
    AVOID POOR GROWTH IN HAIR TRANSPLANTATION

    11th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, New York, NY, October 16, 2003; MODERATOR OF PIONEERS IN EDUCATION OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY PANEL; HOST-LIVE SURGERY WORKSHOP
  47. THE THREE MOST IMPORTANT WAYS TO ACHIEVE DENSITY AND
    AVOID POOR GROWTH IN HAIR TRANSPLANTATION

    11th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, New York, NY, October 16, 2003; MODERATOR OF PIONEERS IN EDUCATION OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY PANEL; HOST-LIVE SURGERY WORKSHOP
  48. THE THREE MOST IMPORTANT WAYS TO ACHIEVE DENSITY AND
    AVOID POOR GROWTH IN HAIR TRANSPLANTATION

    11th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, New York, NY, October 16, 2003; MODERATOR OF PIONEERS IN EDUCATION OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY PANEL; HOST-LIVE SURGERY WORKSHOP
  49. BRIGHT EYE CONFERENCE - HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY
    20th Annual Meeting American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Hollywood, FL,
    February 1, 2004
  50. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION, Director of Focus Session
    62nd Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC,
    February 8, 2004
  51. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION 2004
    62nd Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC,
    February 9, 2004
  52. WHEN IS HAIR TRANSPLANTING A REASONABLE THERAPEUTIC
    OPTION FOR HAIR LOSS AND WHAT CAN BE EXPECTED FROM IT

    4th Intercontinental Meeting of Hair Research Societies, Berlin, Germany
    June 17 – 19, 2004
  53. HAIR TRANSPLANT/SCALP REDUCTION
    Concepts in Cutaneous Laser & Cosmetic Surgery Series-Live online
    presentation for Mdlive.net, July 2004
  54. DONOR AREA STRIP HARVESTING; MIXED GRAFTING; EXPERT
    PANEL (ALL TOPICS FOR ADVANCED REVIEW COURSE IN HAIR
    RESTORATION SURGERY WORKSHOP)

    12th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery,
    Vancouver, BC, August 11, 2004
  55. THE INTERNET: FRIEND OR FOE?
    12th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery,
    Vancouver, BC, August 12, 2004
  56. THICK AS A BRICK: ISSUES IN DENSITY AND GRAFT GROWTH-
    Moderator of Panel Discussion

    12th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery,
    Vancouver, BC, August 13, 2004
  57. UPDATE ON HAIR REPLACEMENT
    Advances in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium: The Cutting Edge V,
    New York, NY, November 12-16, 2004
  58. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    Lecture, Dermatology Residents, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, April 27, 2005
  59. RATIONAL AND IRRATIONAL LIMITS IN HAIR TRANSPLANTING
    Korean Hair Restoration Society Meeting, Seoul, Korea, May 27-June 1, 2006
  60. FUE CASE PRESENTATION: CAMOUFLAGE OF DONOR STRIP SCARS,
    RECIPIENT AREA RESULTS AND BODY TO SCALP FUE

    14th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, San Diego,
    CA, October 18-22, 2006
  61. "RED FLAGS' IN PATIENT SELECTION-GENERAL SESSION
    NEVER, NEVER SAY NEVER

    14th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, San Diego,
    CA, October 18-22, 2006
  62. CURRENT HAIR TRANSPLANTATION PRACTICE: EASIER TO ADD
    TO YOUR PRACTICE THAN YOU THINK

    5th ASCDAS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, November 30-December 3, 2006
  63. THE RATIONAL LIMITS IN MODERN HAIR TRANSPLANTING
    American Academy of Dermatology 62nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, February 8, 2004
  64. HAIR SURGERY: Co-Chair
    Fifth International Congress on Hair Research, Vancouver, BC, June 13-16, 2007
  65. UPDATE ON CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES IN HAIR
    TRANSPLANTATION 2007

    Fifth International Congress on Hair Research, Vancouver, BC, June 14, 2007
  66. RATIONAL LIMITS OF MODERN HAIR TRANSPLANTING
    82nd Annual Conference Canadian Dermatology Association, Toronto, ON,
    June 29-July 4, 2007
  67. ADVANCED SEMINAR IN HAIR TRANSPLANT SURGERY
    15th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Las Vegas, NV, September 26-30, 2007
  68. MAKING RECIPIENT SITES WITH THE EXPERTS: Lateral/Sagittal, FU Grafts
    and MU Grafts, Slits, Slots, Punches, Density

    15th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Las Vegas, NV,September 26-30, 2007
  69. RATIONAL LIMITS IN MODERN HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    15th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Las Vegas,
    NV, September 26-30, 2007
  70. FORUM - HAIR LOSS IN WOMEN: SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF HAIR
    LOSS IN WOMEN

    66th Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, TX
    February 1-5, 2008
  71. SYMPOSIA – HAIR DISORDERS: HAIR TRANSPLANTING/RESTORATION UPDATE
    66th Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, TX,
    February 1-5, 2008
  72. CURRENT CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES IN HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY
    University of Toronto, Women's College Hospital, April 27, 2008, Toronto, Ontario
  73. CONTROVERSIES II –DEBATE: Maximum Density (50-70FU/cm²) X Cosmetic
    Density (35-45 FU/cm²) in different areas. MAIN PRESENTER: Cosmetic
    Density (35-45 FU/cm²)

    16th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Montreal,
    PQ, September 3-7, 2008
  74. WORKSHOP DIRECTOR: RECIPIENT SITE WORKSHOP
    16th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Montreal,
    PQ, September 3-7, 2008
  75. IMAGING SESSION FOR HAIRLINE DEMONSTRATION
    16th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Montreal,
    PQ, September 3-7, 2008
  76. ADVANCES IN HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    The New York Academy of Medicine, Section on Dermatology, Hair Loss: Update on Treatment, New York, NY, November 11, 2008
  77. WHAT PROPORTION OF WOMEN WITH FEMALE PATTERN HAIR LOSS
    ARE CANDIDATES FOR HRS

    18th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Boston, MA,
    October 20-24, 2010
  78. THE MARVELOUS MIDSCALP
    18th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Boston, MA,
    October 20-24, 2010
  79. COFFEE WITHT THE EXPERTS: Table Co-Leader: HAIR TRANSPLANTING IN
    YOUNG PATIENTS-MY PERSONAL APPROACH

    20th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Paradise Island, Bahamas, October 17-20, 2012
  80. LUNCH SYMPOSIUM 212 FACULTY: IF I KNEW THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW
    20th Annual Meeting International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Paradise Island, Bahamas, October 17-20, 2012
  81. GREAT EXPECTATIONS: THE GOOD VS. THE BAD AND THE UGLY
    (Speaker: International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology-June 8, 2015)
    23rd World Congress of Dermatology Meeting, June 8-12, 2015, Vancouver, BC
  82. HAIR TRANSPLANTATION WORKSHOP WS37: HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
    CHAIR (June 11, 2015) 23rd World Congress of Dermatology Meeting, June 8-12, 2015, Vancouver, BC
  83. PEARLS FROM A 40+ YEAR PERSPECTIVE
    (Speaker: WS37-June 11, 2015) 23rd World Congress of Dermatology Meeting, June 8-12, 2015, Vancouver, BC
  84. ANDROGENETIC ALOPECIA AND CHRONIC TELOGEN EFFLUVIUM
    23rd World Congress of Dermatology Meeting, June 12, 2015, Vancouver, BC

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Memberships

  • AAD
  • Castle Connolly Amercia's Top Doctors
  • ABHRS
  • ASDS
  • Amercian Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • BSHRS