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John P. Schwinning MD, FACS, FISHRS, ABHRS Diplomate

Dr. Schwinning and the IHSG Surgical Team

Dr. Schwinning and the IHSG Surgical Team

A certified Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, Dr. John Schwinning has been a pioneer in the field of hair transplants and is a Fellow of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, and member of the European Society of Hair Restoration.

Dr. Schwinning was introduced to hair transplant surgery when he successfully had his own hair loss restored. As a pioneer in the field, Dr. Schwinning and International Hair Surgical Group (IHSG) has been introducing new and innovative procedures that have set the standard in the quality of medical hair restoration since 1991, performing hair restoration surgery on men and women throughout New York, New Jersey, and abroad. At IHSG we provide the best treatment and care possible, creating a hair restoration plan tailored towards individual hair loss needs; giving each patient the one-on-one attention they deserve.

Dr. Schwinning, formerly a board certified general and vascular surgeon, has specialized exclusively in hair transplant surgery for nearly 20 years. Having personally performed over 10,000 procedures he is among the world’s most renowned hair transplant surgeons.

CHOOSING A HAIR TRANSPLANT DOCTOR

Dr. Schwinning (second from left) was chosen as one of four hair restoration physicians to preside over a panel discussion on hairline design and technique at the 17th Annual Scientific Meeting in Amsterdam.

Dr. Schwinning (second from left) was chosen as one of four hair restoration physicians to preside over a panel discussion on hairline design and technique at the 17th Annual Scientific Meeting in Amsterdam.

With an endless number of websites about hair transplantation, it can be difficult to know what to look for and what information to trust. Whether you decide to undergo your procedure at IHSG or another hair clinic, our Hair Restoration Guide will provide some helpful tips to follow and questions to ask when trying to find a hair transplant surgeon that’s right for you.

It’s important to know how much work experience the doctor has. Is the practice dedicated solely to hair restoration surgery, if not, how much of hair restoration surgery represents his/her business? For a doctor to be proficient at hair transplants, he/she should be performing the procedure, at the very least, on a weekly basis.

Take note of what professional certifications and memberships the doctor has. Though a professional membership in organizations like ISHRS and the ESHR does not guarantee the qualifications of the doctor, it does illustrate an effort to stay current on the latest techniques and improvements in hair restoration. Only certified members of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgeons undergo written and oral examination, each of which is statistically validated with regard to their ability to discriminate between those physicians whose practice habits were consistent with safe, aesthetically sensitive hair restoration surgery.

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