Dr. John Cole,
Dr. Cole has been involved in the hair transplantation for over 23 years with his practice dedicated strictly to hair transplant surgery for 20 years. He has been with the ISHRS since 1993 and attended the inaugural meeting in Dallas, Texas. He has chaired both the beginner’s course (twice) and the ISHRS Annual Society Meeting. He was one of the first 30 physicians certified by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS). He also served on the board of directors and the examination committee of the ABHRS. He began innovating instruments and methods in FUE in 2002. FUE became 90% of his practice by 2003 primarily out of patient demand. He has developed many instruments and methods for the extraction of individual follicular units including 4 mechanical devices, which all function differently and utilize a variety of energy sources. He has trained many physicians whose practice is dedicated predominantly to FUE. Dr. Cole has several patents related to hair transplant surgery. His hobbies include golf, tennis, salt-water tournament fishing, hunting and dog training.
Dr. Jean M. Devroye,
He received his training as a “Doctor of Medicine, Obstetrics and Surgery” at the University of Liège, in Belgium. He completed his postgraduate medical training in nutrition and liposculpture in Nancy and Paris.
In 1999, he decided to move to the United States to be trained by Dr Cole and dedicated his practice solely to the field of hair transplant surgery. For more than 10 years, he has provided the best options and precise approaches of hair transplantation in Europe.Recently, he designed his own clinic where he can welcome his patients providing them an absolute comfort.
Dr. Devroye hosted the ESHRS Annual Meeting in 2005, he attends every year many conferences and he is part of the ISHRS FUE Committee.He considers hair transplant surgery as an art and he is willing to perform surgery in an unhurried manner, considering the appropriate direction for each case.Therefore, he has a great interest in learning continuously for his practice and is dedicated to providing the best possible care to his patients.
Dr. Koray Erdogan,
He graduated in 1994 at the Hacettepe University (Ankara), Faculty of Medicine, and completed his compulsory medical service in Kastamonu. Afterwards he attended the Faculty of Thoracic Surgery at the Marmara University of Istanbul and worked in a Coronary Intensive Care Unit.
He started in the field of hair restoration in 2000, assisting several hair surgeons in their private clinics. In 2001, he opened his own clinic in Istanbul – ASMED – with his first assistant Dilek Cakir. He started to perform FUE in 2004 by combining both FUT + FUE techniques. In 2005 he observed that FUE patients with similar results than FUT ones were even satisfied, because of the minor trauma and the less visible scar with short hair. In 2006 he developed his own FUE tools and method of grafts extraction, named “DES” (also known as ‘SEQUENTIAL TECHNIQUE’, published by FUE Research Committee of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery in November/December 2013).
Currently Dr Erdogan is performing only FUE procedures in ASMED Medical Center in Istanbul, with the assistance of 4 other doctors and 20 nurses.
Dr. Alex Ginzburg,
He was born in Argentina and is graduated of the University of La Plata School of Medicine in Argentina. In 1978 Dr Ginzburg immigrated to Israel where he completed his specialization in dermatology in 1987 at the University of Tel Aviv, Israel. Dr. Ginzburg performs many different cosmetics surgery procedures but hair restoration surgeries remain one of his favorite operations, which doing since 1991. Studied the basics of hair restoration in the United States with Dr.Gary Monheit and Dr. Daniel Russo in Birmingham, Alabama. This was followed by further study with Dr. Pierre Bouhana and Dr. Patrik Rabineau in Paris and Dr. Walter Unger in Toronto. He has performed over 6000 hair transplants in Israel. Dr Ginzburg is an active participant in many international meetings of hair transplant and dermatologic surgery. Founder and past president of the Israel society for dermatologic surgery. Founder of the European Society of Mohs Surgery. Board of Directors of the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery ( 1998-2003). Dr Ginzburg performed hair transplant in different countries like Brasil, India, Rumania, USA, Panama, Spain, Germany, Turquia, Dominican Republic. From 2009 is member of the Board Directors of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. Today is director of the Hair and Hair Transplant Unit, Class Clinic, Tel Hashomer Hospital in Israel. Trained more than 35 doctors in hair transplant around the world, and is one of the pioneers in the technique of FUE (since 2004).
Dr. James A. Harris,
He received his medical degree with honors from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1989. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS) and current president of the ABHRS, Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, and the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. Dr. Harris’ practice, The Hair Sciences Center of Colorado, is limited exclusively to follicular unit hair transplantation and follicular unit extraction. He is a Clinical Instructor of Hair Transplantation at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. He authored, “The Hair Replacement Revolution: A Consumer’s Guide to Effective Hair Replacement Techniques.”
Dr. Harris has patented a surgical methodology and instrumentation for performing rapid follicular unit extraction that ensures graft integrity. The method is the Harris SAFE System® and the technique has been demonstrated at live surgery workshops worldwide.
He is also the principal investigator and consultant for Restoration Robotics, a company that has developed an FDA cleared robotic system for follicular unit extraction that utilizes the SAFE System technology for FUE. The robotic device is called the ARTAS System.
Dr. Bessam Farjo
Fellow, International College of Surgeons; Diplomate, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery & Fellow, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, ISHRS; recipient of ISHRS Platinum Follicle Award; practicing hair restoration since 1992. Started Hair transplant practice in 1992. He is a Past President and Founder Member of British Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons; Past President of ISHRS . Currently, he is ISHRS Board of Governor & ISHRS Ambassador to Europe, Middle East & Indian Sub-Continent.
Dr. Robert H. True
MD, MPH, FISHRS
Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery; Past President of American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery; Fellow Member of ISHRS.Presently working in True &Dorin Medical Group in New York; experience of more than 20 years. He is the Current Editor of Forum – newsletter of ISHRS. He was nominated as Surgeon of the Month ISHRS Forum 2009 & was Program Director of the 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the ISHRS in San Francisco. He is also affiliated to International Society for Dermatologic Surgery; International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery; American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery – Counselor to the American Society of Cosmetic Surgery; American Medical Association
Dr. Aman Dua MBBS,
Founder Member and Board of Governor of AHRS India. Founder Editor – AHRS India; one of the key contributors in FUE in India. She got her training in hair transplant from Dr Alex Ginzberg.
She is regularly part of faculty of all Haircon (AHRS India meetings) and ‘Hair-India’ meetings. She has also been invited as a Faculty in Asian & ISHRS Annual Scientific Meetings.
She is a Co-Founder & Director of her Hair Transplant Centre, AK Clinics in New Delhi & Ludhiana. She regularly conducts workshops for teaching FUE. She has more than 10 National & International publications to her credit. She has operated upon almost all ethnic races from India & abroad.
Dr. Kapil Dua
He is one of the renowned Hair transplant surgeons who has been practicing this specialty exclusively for around a decade.
He is the Hony. Secretary & founder member of AHRS India (Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons of India). He is also Board of Governors – AAHRS (Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons) & Member of the FUE Research Committee of the ISHRS.
Regular faculty in meetings held at Indian, Asian as well as in ISHRS meetings. He was also Jt. Scientific Chairman of Asian & Indian meeting in 2013. He is also Co-founder & Chairman of AK Clinics. He has worked extensively on lowering the Follicular Transection Rate in FUE and body hair transplant.