How to Choose a Hair Loss Surgeon

November 4, 2014 — by Robert True
Tags: Hair Restoration

A man uses a laptop at homeTrue & Dorin Medical Group has helped countless patients in and around New York, New Jersey, and Boston. By offering patients the latest hair loss treatments and surgical options, we have been able to meet diverse needs and address various levels of hair loss in the process.

When it comes to addressing male pattern balding, it's important to find the right surgeon for your needs. Below are some tips for picking a hair restorations specialist in your area.

Don't Take Your Choice for Granted

Not all hair restoration surgeons are equal. The expertise and care that a hair loss specialist puts into his or her work is important to keep in mind. Some doctors may be better skilled than others, and they may approach surgical hair restoration with a different philosophy. Don't just find someone offering discounts and deals; instead, do your research so you can make a confident decision.

Ask Your Doctor and Friends for Recommendations

Your general practitioner may know of some hair restoration specialists in your area that can prove quite helpful. Additionally, friends and family members who have undergone hair restoration treatment may be able to recommend a hair loss specialist who helped them. Speak to people you trust for any referrals of recommendations.

Start with Online Research for Specialists in Your Area

In addition to referrals, it's a good idea to start your search online. Use search engines to find hair loss specialists who are based in your city or state. This will help you narrow down your choices and also think reasonably about what those choices are.

Check Credentials and Education of Potential Specialists

Once you have some potential hair loss specialists in mind, be sure to search their credentials. Find their medical profiles or practice websites and see what kind of training they have. Membership in professional organizations related to hair loss and the medical field are a plus to consider.

Read Patient Reviews and Testimonials About the Hair Surgeon

Another great tip is to check out any patient testimonials and online reviews of the hair restoration practice. This will give you an honest patient's perspective of what to expect from a practice. These testimonials and reviews can be an invaluable resource when it comes to undergoing hair restoration surgery.

Get In Touch with a Practice and Ask Questions

When you find some promising practices in your area that look reputable, be sure to contact them and ask questions about their approach. Understanding the nature of the practice from the people who work there can be quite helpful when narrowing down your choices. You may even want to visit the practice yourself to get a feel for the staff and surgical team.

Weigh Your Options Carefully

Once you have picked a few practices and really considered what they have to offer, be sure to weigh your options carefully. This will allow you to make a confident decision about hair restoration and any surgery you undergo. (These tips can be applied to other medical care needs if you are in search of a specialist.)

Schedule a Consultation with Our Hair Restoration Specialists

If you live in New York City, Long Island, the Boston area, or around Short Hills, New Jersey, we encourage you to contact our hair restoration specialists today. The entire team at True & Dorin Medical Group is well-trained and can help you have a natural-looking head of hair again.