Hair Transplant Surgeons

Practice Name
Arte Novi Clinic
Kilronan House Church Road Malahide, Co. Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 8283239
Memberships / Committees
Member of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS)
Member of the International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgery (IAHRS)
Member of the International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)
Member of the European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ESHRS)
American Hair Loss Association
Sam van Eeden MD
Dr. Sam van Eeden completed his basic medical degree at the University of Pretoria 19 1986 and was awarded the degree MBChB. He further completed a research degree in Science and was awarded the degree BMedSci by the University of Pretoria. Dr. van Eeden worked as an SHO in rural South Africa where he gained extensive experience in General Surgery, Dermatology , Plastic Surgery and burn wound management.   He was appointed Superintendent of the Hospital before opening his own private clinic where he worked as the Senior Medical Director until he moved with his family to Ireland n 2002. In 2007 Dr. van Eeden joined the European Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons and started his training under the personal direction of Professor Nor-Eldin, Professor in Plastic Surgery. Dr. van Eeden further attended numerous personal training courses and sessions with a number of leading Hair Restoration Surgeons worldwide including Dr. Bijan Feriduni, Belgium. Dr. van Eeden dedicated his further training to specialise in the FUE technique from October 2010 and has qualified to become one of the leading FUE specialist Physician Hair Restoration Surgeons in Europe. Dr. van Eeden continued his further continuous medical education and followed a strict academic program to prepare himself for the international examination of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgeons.   Dr. van Eeden successfully passed the ABHRS / IBHRS board examination in 2013 and became a Diplomate of the ABHRS / IBHRS. Dr. van Eeden became the first Irish Doctor with this qualification and one of only a handful of Doctors in Europe with this international qualification. The ISHRS recognises the ABHRS/ IBHRS qualification as the only formal qualification in Hair Restoration Surgery. To comply with the criteria for the examination the candidate has to present 50 detailed cases performed and list 100 case studies to be reviewed by the Board. Only candidates complying with the highest standard and results are then allowed to do the oral and written examination. This prestigious award is conferred to only a very few Surgeons in the world that distinguished themselves as leaders and ethical practitioners in the field of Hair Restoration Surgery and that passed the ABHRS/IBHRS examination. Dr. van Eeden is the Medical Director and Head Surgeon of the Arte Novi Clinic. Dr. van Eeden is registered with the Irish Medical Council and is personally managing all Hair Restoration consultations and procedures personally.    

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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 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.


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