Hair Transplant Surgeons

50 Alessandro Pl. Suite #115, Pasadena, CA, USA, 91105
Areas of Expertise
1. Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)
2. Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
3. Corrective surgery including donor scar revision, scalp reduction scar revision, flap scar revision, removal of old plugs, hairline placement correction
4. Eyebrow and Eyelash Restoration
5. Dissection with Stereoscopic Microscope
License Number
Education / Medical School
1. Undergraduate – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – 1986 BS – Biological Science 2. Medical School – University of Southern California – 1990 MD - Medicine
Residency and Felllowship
1. Residency – USC/LAC Medical Center – 1997 - Dermatology
Board Certification
1. American Board of Dermatology – 1997
2. American Board of Hair Restoration Surgeons - 2003
Academic Appointments
1. Associate Clinical Professor – University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Memberships / Committees
1. American Academy of Dermatology 1994 – present
2. American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 1996 – present
3. International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons 2002 – present
- Senior Medical Advisor 2002 – present
4. American Hair Loss Association
5. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 1997 – present
6. American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 1996 – present
7. American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery 2007 – present
- Chairman of the Recertification Exam 2008 – present
- Board of Directors 2008 – present
1. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
-Continuing Medical Education Award 2008 - 2011
2. Residency – USC LAC Medical Center 1996 – 1997
-Elected to position of Chief Resident
3. Internship
- National Board Medical Exam – Part III – 1981
-Scored in the top 4 percentile
4. Medical School – University of Southern California
-Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society 1989
-Dean's Scholar / Every Year
-Air Force Scholarship 1987-1990
5. College – California Polytechnic State University
-Magna Cum Laude Graduate 1986
-Dean’s Honor List Six Quarters
-Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 1986
-President’s Honor List 1985
-Lynn Price Memorial Rugby Scholarship 1982
-Herbert E. Collins Scholarship 1984-1985
-Helen V. Sandercock Scholarship 1983-1984
-Dr. Clyde P. Fischer Memorial Scholarship 1985
-J. Van Dyke Memorial Scholarship 1983 - 1984
Paul McAndews MD
Paul J. McAndrews, M.D. is a Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at the USC School of Medicine, teaching the residents the latest advances in hair loss and transplantations. Dr. McAndrews also lectures extensively to other physicians throughout the United States on the etiology and treatment of hair loss. Dr. McAndrews has a private practice located in both Pasadena and Beverly Hills, CA. Unlike most hair transplant surgeons, Dr. McAndrews was formally trained in a residency on hair transplants and the pathophysiology of hair loss.

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Hair Loss Resources

Hair loss is devastating at any age, and it is important that you first become educated on the cause of your own hair loss before making the decision to have surgical hair restoration. Your first step should always be to see a qualified dermatologist who specializes in hair loss.

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The American Hair Loss Association is committed to educating and improving the lives of all those affected by hair loss. It is our goal to create public awareness of this devastating disease of the spirit, and to legitimize hair loss of all forms in the eyes of our medical community, the media and society as a whole.



The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons is a consumer organization that selectively screens  skilled and ethical hair transplant surgeons. The IAHRS does not offer an open membership policy to doctors  practicing hair transplantation, and is the only group that recognizes that all  surgeons are not equal in their skill and technique. Its elite membership seeks to represent the best in the discipline, the true leaders in the field of surgical hair restoration.


Info Center

The IAHRS Hair Transplant and Hair Loss Info center contains the most in depth answers regarding typical and not so typical hair transplant and hair loss questions. Contributing editors of the Info Center are members of the elite consumer hair transplant organization, The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons. Prospective patients are enouraged to submit their questions via the contact form. Visit:

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