Hair Transplant Surgeons

2001 Union, Street Suite 520, San Francisco, CA, USA, 94123
Residency and Felllowship
1. American Academy of Dermatology: has taught at Hair Transplantation seminars for the past 20 years.
2. American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery: Has taught at seminars for the past 10 years. June 1-2, 2002 live Hair Transplant Surgery Workshop. Foreign dermatologic surgeons come to study through scholarship funding by the ASDS
Memberships / Committees
1. American Society of Dermatologic Surgery- Foreign dermatologic surgeons come to study with Dr Panagotacos for several weeks through scholarship funding by the ASDS
2. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery: has held seminars for the past 10 years
3. International Society of Dermatologic Surgery: has held Hair Restoration seminars almost yearly in various countries for over 15 years.- Most recently Venice, Istanbul, Las Vegas.
4. International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeon
5. American Hair Loss Association
Peter Panagotacos MD
Assistant clinical professor, Department of Dermatology at the University of San Francisco, California from 1975 to Present Chief of Dermatology, St. Mary’s Hospital, San Francisco, California from 1985 to Present. On Editorial Board of Hellenic Dermatologic Surgery. First Visiting Professor at the Athens Dermatology Surgery Dept to teach Hair Transplantion. First formal lecture on Hair Transplantation to the Helenic Dermatolgoy Society in 1980. Personally trained many physicisans hair transplantations in Athens as a visiting professor over a 20 year span. First visiting Professor of Dermatologic Surgery to teach Follicular Unit Grafting by FUT and FUE in Vietnam 2006 with lectures and live surgeries in Universities in Hanoi and Hue. First Dermatologic Surgeon to be an ongoing professor for teaching Hair Restoration at a newly formed Vietnamese-Ameircan Medical School. First formal lectures on Medical and Surgical Hair Restoration for men and women given to the Congress of Dermatology in Peru May 2008. Online as the Hair Loss expert on Dr Panagotacos has answered over 2000 email requests for help with hair loss porblems in addition to the thousands he has helped through his website at

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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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