Hair transplant techniques and results continue to improve. Some hair restoration physicians and clinics rise to the challenge, while others do not. No physician who is recommended on the Hair Transplant Network and or a member of the Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians is tenured.
Physicians must continue to demonstrate to this community that they are worthy of recommendation if they are to continue enjoying the privilege of being recommended on this community. Their patient feedback is also critical to maintaining their recommendation.
Hair Transplant Physicians Removed
Effective March 1st, I discontinued the recommendation for two hair transplant clinics. In my opinion they have failed to demonstrate compelling evidence that their hair transplantation techniques and patient results are currently top notch. Thus I do not have sufficient confidence to continue their recommendation.
I informed both of these clinics that they are free and encouraged to participate on our open hair restoration discussion forum. Perhaps in time they can re-establish the confidence needed for formal recommendation on the Hair Transplant Network.
On a positive note, I would like to formally welcome Dr. Thomas Nakatsui of Edmonton Canada as our newest Coalition member and Dr. Humayun Mohmand of Islamabad, Pakistan as our recommended physician in Pakistan.
They both went through an extensive review process privately and also publicly on our discussion forum. I believe they demonstrated the high quality of their technique and results and have rightly earned formal recommendation on our community. They have also both placed prominent links to this forum community on their websites as a commitment to operating in a transparent and publicly accountable manner.
Dr. Thomas Nakatsui of Edmonton Canada
Dr. Nakatsui studied ultra refined follicular unit grafting with Dr. Wong and is a dermatologist who specializes in hair transplantation. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and he is board certified in both the United States and Canada.
To view our community discussion and debate regarding Dr. Nakatsui’s Coalition membership, click here.
To view the patient photo album that Dr. Nakatsui submitted for review on this forum, including member comments, click here.
Additional photos are available at this website at http://www.drnakatsui.com/gallery.html
Dr. Humayun Mohmand of Islamabad, Pakistan
Dr. Mohmand has a very impressive background as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, certified by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. During the past few years he has concentrated on hair restoration surgery. He has been actively participating in the ISHRS meetings since 2002.
To view our community discussion and debate regarding Dr. Mohmand’s recommendation, click here. Links to his three photo albums (Trichophytic Closures, Male Hair Transplant Patients of Dr. Mohmand and Female Hair Transplant Patients) are embedded in this topic.
Future Hair Transplant Physician Recommendations
All potential future recommendations will first be discussed openly on this forum community before a final decision is made. Physicians must be accountable to this community from day one and every day afterwards.
All new recommended physicians and Coalition members will also be required to display prominent links to this forum community on the home page of their website. Physicians who are recommended on this community must operate knowing that today’s patient may be tomorrow’s poster.
Accountability = Credibility
Onwards and Upwards,
Pat – Publisher of the Hair Transplant Network, the Coalition Hair Loss Learning Center, and the Hair Loss Q & A Blog. To share ideas with other hair loss sufferers visit our Hair Restoration Discussion Forum.
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