GOVERNING BOARD
member
Jose Lorenzo, M.D.
PRESIDENT
Dr. Jose Lorenzo was born in Spain and graduated from Madrid’s Computense University in 1991. He completed his specialization in General and Thoracic Surgery in 2002. His has been practicing medicine for 25 years, 14 years of which have been in the field of hair restoration. At his clinic, Medilor (InjertoCapilar) in Madrid, Dr. Lorenzo specializes in the newest techniques in FUE surgery.
Dr. Lorenzo is also affiliated with InjertoCapilar in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

FUE Innovations:
Anchoring System
Hans Biomed Implanter

Professional Affiliations:
World FUE Institute
ISHRS Research Committee
member
Dr. Koray Erdoğan
Vice-President
(Istanbul, Turkey)
Dr. Koray Erdogan was born in Turkey and graduated from Hacettepe University in 1988 receiving his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine in 1994. Dr. Erdogan has been practicing medicine for 22 years, 16 of which have been in the field of hair restoration. At his clinic, ASMED in Istanbul, Dr. Erdogan specializes in long hair FUE, homogenization and mega-sessions.

FUE Innovations:
Sequential Method
Coverage Value Calculation
Graft Counter
Long Hair FUE

Professional Affiliations:
World FUE Institute
ESHRS European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
IAHRS International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons
Italian Society of Hair Restoration

Awards:
Excellence in Hair Restoration Award - 2014
member
Dr. Emorane Lupanzula
SECRETARY
(Brussels, Belgium)
Dr. Emorane Lupanzula is Belgian and received his medical training at the Université Catholique de Louvain. He graduated in 2000 with a specialty in acute and emergency medicine. Dr. Lupanzula has been practicing medicine for 16 years and FUE for the past 10 years. At his clinic, Medikemos in Brussels, Belgium, Dr. Lupanzula, performs standard manual FUE procedures as well as burn and patchy scalp repairs, body hair transplant, scar repair, plug removal and beard reconstruction. His patients are Caucasian, Asian and Afro.

FUE Innovations:
EET (Emorane Extraction Technique)

Professional Affiliations:
World FUE Institute
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
member
Dr. Bijan Feriduni
TREASURER
(Hasselt, Belgium)
Dr. Bijan Feriduni was born in Germany and received his medical training at the J. W. Goethe University in Frankfurt and graduated in 1993 with a specialty in Esthetic Surgery. Dr. Feriduni has been practicing medicine for 22 years and has been performing FUE for the past 12 years. At his clinic, the Feriduni Hair Clinic in Hasselt, Belgium, Dr. Feriduni specializes in esthetic and reconstructive hair transplant surgery, scar corrections, BHT, eyelash, eyebrow and beard reconstruction and SHA-lift (surgical hairline lowering).

Professional Affiliations:
World FUE Institute
American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS)
International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgery (IAHRS)
Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians
European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ESHRS)
member
Dr. Hussain Rahal
MEMBERSHIP & NOMINATING
COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
(Ontario, Canada)
Dr. Hussain Rahal was born in Lebanon, immigrated to Canada and received his medical training at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He graduated in 1989 with a specialty in Family Medicine. Dr. Rahal has been practicing medicine for 27 years (21 of which were in the hair transplant field) and has been performing FUE for the past 10 years. At his clinic, Dr. Rahal specializes in male patterned baldness, female hair loss, eyebrows and unshaven FUE.

FUE Innovations:
First doctor in Canada to use FUE robotics

Professional Affiliations:
World FUE Institute
American Hair Loss Association
Hair Transplant Network
International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons
Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
member
Dr. Alex Ginzburg
FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
(Raanana, Israel)
Dr. Alex Ginzburg was born in Argentina and received his medical training at the Argentina’s University of La Plata School of Medicine and graduated in 1978. After immigrating to Israel, he attended the University of Tel Aviv and completed his specialization in Dermatology in 1987. Dr. Ginzburg has been practicing medicine for 38 years (25 of which have been in the hair transplant field). He has been performing FUE for the past 12 years and has completed over 2,500 hair transplants. At his clinic, Dr. Ginzburg specializes in male patterned baldness, beard transplants, body hair transplants, eyebrows and eyelashes transplants. He is also director of the Hair and Hair Transplant Unit, Class Clinic, Tel Hashomer Hospital in Israel.

Professional Affiliations:
World FUE Institute
Israel Society for Dermatologic Surgery
European Society of Mohs Surgery
International Society for Dermatologic Surgery
International Society of Hair R estoration Surgery

Awards:
2002 – ISHRS Best Poster and Best Tip
2003 – International Hair Transplant Conference
member
Dr. Jerry Wong
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH &
EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
(Vancouver, Canada)
Dr. Jerry Wong is Canadian and received his medical training at the University of Alberta. He graduated in 1973 with a specialty in General Practice. Dr. Wong has been practicing medicine for 40 years and FUE for the past 7 years at his clinic, Hasson and Wong in Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Wong performs both FUT and FUE procedures and specializes in handling large strip sessions, some eyebrow FUE and many repair and scar revisions.

FUE Innovations:
Lateral Slit Technique
Custom-sized blades for recipient sites
Dense packing
Scalp stretching exercise

Professional Affiliations:
World FUE Institute
Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgery
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons
American Hair Loss Association
American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
member
Dr. Alejandro Chueco
WORKSHOP & MEETING
COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
(Buenas Aires, Argentina)
Dr. Alejandro Oscar Chueco was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and received his medical training at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He graduated in 1989 with a specialty in surgery. Dr. Chueco has been practicing medicine for 27 years and FUE for the past 8 years. At his clinic, Injerto Capilar Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dr. Chueco performs shaven FUE procedures and handles about 3400-4000 grafts per patient in order to obtain optimum results. He also is involved in BHT (body hair transplant).

FUE Innovations:
Follicular unit counting tools

Professional Affiliations:
World FUE Institute
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
Asociación Argentina de Cirugia
Asociación Española de Cirugia
member
Dr. Anthony Ruston
COMMUNICATIONS, BYLAWS &
PUBLIC RELATIONS
COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
(Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Dr. Antonio Ruston received his medical training at the Sao Paulo State University. He graduated in 1990 and went on to complete residencies in General Surgery in 1992 and Plastic Surgery in 1995. Dr. Ruston has exclusively been performing hair transplant surgeries since 1998. At his clinic, Dr. Ruston specializes in FUT repairs (multiple and wide scars, depleted donor areas, scalp elasticity issues), FUE depleted donor area repairs, beard and hairline improvement and SMP repair cases.

FUE Innovations:
Usage of ULTRAFINES for feathery hairline
Ruston Comb
Ruston Pro Pillow

Professional Affiliations:
World FUE Institute
Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
American Society of Aesthetic Surgery
Brazilian Association of Hair Restoration Surgery
member
Dr. Ron Shapiro
FUE TECHNIQUE AND
STANDARDS COMMITTEE
CHAIRMAN
(Minnieapolis, USA)
Dr. Ron Shapiro received his medical training at the Emory University School of Medicine and graduated in 1979. He completed is specialty training at the Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Oregon in Internal Medicine in 1982. Dr. Shapiro has been practicing medicine for 34 years and began performing hair restoration surgery in 1990. At his clinic, the Shapiro Medical Group in Minneapolis, USA, Dr. Shapiro specializes in all aspects of hair restoration. Additionally, he has authored many books and academic papers on the subject. 

Professional Affiliations:
World FUE Institute 
American Medical Association
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 
European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 
Italian Society of Hair Restoration 
American Society of Laser Surgery 
World Society of Hair Restoration

 

 

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