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Hair Loss Contributor Ron Shapiro, MDDr. Shapiro is recognized by his peers as a leading expert in the field of Hair Transplant Surgery. He was the first physician to be asked do a live surgery demonstrating the technique of follicular unit grafting for his peers (Done at the Annual ISHRS conference in Las Vegas 1995). Since that time he has been asked to lecture, run workshops, and perform live surgical demonstrations at more than twenty five major international and national conference in the past 6 years. Physicians from around the world visit Dr Shapiro's Clinic, not only to learn his technique, but also as patients to have the procedure performed on themselves.

Dr. Shapiro is the founder and director of The Shapiro Medical Group in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His clinic specializes in Follicular Unit Tranplantaion and Hairline design. He has published numerous articles on these specific subjects. Known for his hands on technical ability, Dr Shapiro is one of a select group of physicians regularly honored with invitations to demonstrate his technique at major conferences around the world .

Dr. Shapiro is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine. He was among the first to pass the boards in the newly created American Board of Hair Restoration. In 1999 was elected by his peers to be on the Board of Governors to the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). In 2000 he was also elected to the Board of Governors for the American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery ASHRS) a branch of the American Academy o Cosmetic Surgery. In 2000 he received the "Archimedes" award for excellence in hair restoration from the Italian Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. He has currently been asked to co-edit the next edition one of the major textbooks used in hair restoration surgery " Hair Tranplantation".

In addition to these academic and surgical accomplishments Dr Shapiro is known for being a caring physician and patient advocate with the desire to ensure quality care for patients in the field of hair restoration. A search of the internet chat boards for comments from patients about their personal experience with Dr Shapiro quickly confirms this.

:: Articles  

Creating a Natural Hairline

Follicular Unit Grafts vs. Small Mini Grafts

:: Contact Information  
Shapiro Medical Group
5270 West 84th Street
Suite 500
Bloomington MN 55437

Toll Free:1-800-843-1989
Phone: (952) 926-0000

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