Founder and Chief Surgeon at Leonard Hair Transplant Associates Dr. Robert Leonard joins the show. He discusses how to know if hair loss is a temporary hair loss or if it is due to heredity, tips or techniques to determine a patients’ risk for hereditary hair loss and new advances in hair loss treatment.
With more than 24 years of experience in cosmetic surgery, Dr. Robert Leonard serves as New England’s foremost authority on hair restoration, providing an honest, realistic medical evaluation of each individual patients hair loss problem.
As founder and chief surgeon of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates, Dr. Leonard is medically educated, trained and licensed to perform hair restoration procedures for men and women, to treat thinning hair, partial, and significant baldness. He also performs eyebrow hair transplantation, restoration for aesthetic reasons or for correction after injury, and hair restoration of sideburns in men or women who have had facial cosmetic procedures.
Raised in Arlington, Massachusetts, Dr. Leonard received his Bachelor of Arts at the University of New Hampshire and earned his medical degree at the University of New England. He interned in Pinellas Park, Florida, followed by a residency in Toledo, Ohio, and completed his preceptorship in hair transplant surgery under the late Dr. C.P. Chambers at the Chambers Hair Institute.
In 1989, Dr. Leonard became board certified and was licensed to practice medicine in several states including Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Florida. Dr. Leonard has hospital privileges at Roger Williams Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital, as well as surgical privileges in hair restoration surgery at South County Hospital.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and the Hair Loss Expert for Johnson and Johnson.
Dr. Leonard has served on a number of boards, including the State of Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, and he has held leadership positions in several societies, including President of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), Chairman of the ISHRS’s Bylaws and Ethics Committee, Chairman of the ISHRS’s Media Committee, Trustee of the University of New England, Trustee of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, and was recently appointed to the American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Advisory Council.
An avid traveler, Dr. Leonard enjoys visiting the cities and countries where he lectures on hair loss treatment and hair transplant procedures throughout the world. He is an active outdoorsman in water sports and alpine skiing, and lives in Narragansett, RI with his wife and children.
Dr. Leonard maintains offices in Cranston, Rhode Island; Boston, Worcester, Hyannis, Braintree, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; and Nashua, New Hampshire.
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