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Robert H. True, M.D., MPH

Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
360 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1102, New York, NY 10022
(212) 826-2525 & 800-990-4247
drtrue@hairlossdoctors.com

Our practice is based in Manhattan, NYC, with offices throughout the New York metropolitan area.

Summary of Professional Training and Background

  • 01/13 – Present True & Dorin Surgeon
  • 07/04 – 12/12 True & Dorin Medical Group, P.C. President and Senior Partner
  • 01/03 – 06/04 Elliott & True Medical Group, New York, P.C. – President & Owner
  • 12/93 – 12/02 The Elliott & True Institute Inc. & Elliott 7 true Medical Group, APC, Partner and Medical Director, Eastern Division
  • 02/91 – 12/93 Elliott-Thomas Medical Group
    • Medical Director Eastern Division/New York Office (07/92 –12/93)
    • Staff Physician – California (02/91 – 06/92)
  • 09/89 – 04/92 Kaiser Permanente, Northwest Region, Salem, OR
    • Associate Medical Staff, Salem Hospital, Salem, OR
    • Part-time Family Practice Physician (10/91 – 04/92)
    • Assistant Physician in Charge (10/90 – 09/91)
    • Full-time Family Practice Physician (09/89 –10/91)
  • 09/85 – 08/89 U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, Keams Canyon, AZ
    • Acting Unit Service Director (01/89 ndash; 08/89)
    • Clinical Director (06/89 – 08/89)
    • Family Practice Physician (09/85 – 08/89)
  • 10/84 – 07/85 Patuxant Medical Group, Columbia, MD
    • Family Practice Physician
  • 02/84 –10/84 Providence Hospital, Washington, D.C.
    • Part-time Emergency Physician
  • 06/83 – 06/84 See Education
  • 09/78 – 06/83 Critical Care Medical Services, Chicago, IL
    • Director of Emergency Service (12/79 – 06/83)
    • St. Francis Hospital, Blue Island, IL
    • Associate Director of Emergency Services (11/78 –12/79)
    • Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, IL
    • Emergency Staff Physician (09/78 –11/78)
    • Woodstock Memorial Hospital, Woodstock, IL
  • 01/77 – 08/78 Medical Director and Primary Health Care Consultant
    • Institute of Cultural Affairs, Bombay, India

Education

  • Undergraduate: University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming (1965 –1967)
  • McGill University, Montreal, Canada (1967 –1969)
    • Bachelor of Science, 06/69
  • Medical: Faculty of Medicine, McGill University (1969 1973)
    • M.D. Degree, 06/73
  • Graduate: Johns Hopkins School of Public Health & Hygiene, (1983 1984)
    • Baltimore, Maryland, Masters of Public Health, 06/84
  • Residency: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, (1973 1974)
    • Rochester, Minnesota, PGY-1, Internal Medicine
  • Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine (1974 1976)
    • MacNeal Memorial Hospital, Berwyn, Illinois
  • Fellowships: Surgical Hair Restoration (02/91 06/91)
    • R.M. Elliott, M.D., Los Angeles, California
  • Scalp Extension and Slot Correction (09/93)
    • Dr. Patrick Frechet, Paris, France
  • Board Certification: American Board of Family Practice, Certified (1977)
    • Recertified 1983, 1989 and 1996
  • American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery(ABHRS), Certified (1/98),Recertified (10/08)President of the ABHRS 2010

Licensure: New York 189037
New Jersey 25MA07522600
Massachusetts 39998
Pennsylvania MD052650L
Colorado 40276

Honors: Alpha Epsilon Delta
University Scholar McGill University
Nominated as USPHS Clinician of the Year, 1989
USPHS Commendation Medal, 1990
USPHS Achievement Medal, 1988

Professional Affiliations

  • International Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery - Counselor to the American Society of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (Examinier, Director, past Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President and President)
  • American Medical Association
  • American Board of Family Practice
  • New York County Medical Society
  • International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons
  • Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Surgeons

Presentations and Publications

  • Proposal of Common Definitions for FUE - 19th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Anchorage, Alaska (09/11)
  • Special Applications of FUE - 1st Scientific Meeting of the Asian Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Bangkok, Thailand (06/11)
  • Extending Donor Supply Using FUE - 4th Scientific Meeting of the Brazilian Association of Hair Restoration Surgery, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (08/10)
  • Female Hairline Design - 4th Scientific Meeting of the Brazilian Association of Hair Restoration Surgery, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (08/10)
  • Complications of Surgical Hair Restoration  Pre-conference workshop on Hair Restoration surgery - American College of Cosmetic Surgery - Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida (01/10)
  • Clinical Applications of Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)  Pre-conference workshop on Hair Restorations surgery - American College of Cosmetic Surgery, Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida (01/10)
  • Female Hairline Design - Pre-conference workshop on Hair Restoration surgery, American College of Cosmetic Surgery - Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida (01/10)
  • Faculty of Regional International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons Live Workshop of Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Techniques (09/09) Denver, Colorado
  • Blended FUT/FUE - Procedures that combine both Techniques (07/09) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Amsterdam
  • Pure Follicular unit Transplantation vs Multi Unit Graft Transplantation (09/08)World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons Montreal, Canada
  • Hair Restoration in the Age of MRSA (07/2008, 08/2008) Hair Transplant Forum International Vol 18, No. 4
  • Workshop on Follicular Unit Extraction Techniques (09/07) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons Las Vegas, NV
  • Hair Restoration for Transgender Patients (09/07) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV
  • Torso Hair Transplantation (05/07) Italian Society of Hair Restoration, Milan, Italy
  • Follicular Unit Extraction Workshop (10/06) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, San Diego, CA
  • Torso to Scalp Hair Transplantation (10/06) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, San Diego, CA
  • A Protocol to Prevent Shock Loss (Sept/Oct.2005) Hair Transplant Forum International Vol 15, No 5
  • Evolving Practice of Follicular Unit Extraction (08/05) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons Sydney, Australia
  • A Safer Alternative to Lidocaine (10/03) 11th Annual Scientific Assembly of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery New York, NY
  • Exploring Follicular Unit Extraction (10/03) 11th Annual Scientific Assembly of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery New York, NY
  • Latex Allergy – Hidden Menace in Dermatologic Surgery (10/03) 11th Annual Scientific Assembly of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery New York, NY
  • Microprocessor Assisted Local Anesthesia in Hair Transplantation, Dermatol Sug 2002; 28:463-468
  • Microprocessor Assisted Local Anesthesia (10/01) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Variations in Follicular Unit Architecture by Hair Color, Texture and Location (10/01) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Dissection of Follicular Grafts with Scissors (10/99) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, San Francisco, CA
  • Megasessions – Organization of Large Transplant Sessions (10/96) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, Nashville, TN
  • Density of Transplanted Hair – Punch vs. Slit Grafts (9/95) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV
  • Clinical Experience with Scalp Extension (9/94) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, Toronto, Canada
  • Prevention of Cobblestoning in Hair Transplantation (10/17-10/20/93) XIII International Congress of the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Paris, France
  • Advanced Use of Tissue Adhesive in Hair Transplant (9/93) Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology; 19:853-858
  • Tissue Adhesive Technique in Hair Transplantation (4/30-5/2/93) World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons, Dallas, TX

Television Interviews

  • The Discovery Channel show “Next Step” featuring Accelerated Galeoplasty (1995)
  • Fox's Good Day LA (KTTV) featuring hair transplantation (1996)
  • Fox's Gabrielle (Talk) Show on “Is bald beautiful?” featuring a live via satellite hair transplant (1996)
  • PBS (KCET) Los Angeles show “Health Week” featuring hair transplantation (1998)
  • Lifetime Channel show “New Attitudes” featuring “Hair Loss for Women” (1999)
  • Eyewitness News New York (WABC) segment “The Bald Truth” (1999)
  • Upcoming NBC Today Show
  • The Doug Stephan Show – nationally syndicated talk radio (2002)
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TRUE & DORIN Medical Group

At TRUE & DORIN Medical Group headquartered in Manhattan, NYC, New York, Drs. Robert J. Dorin and Robert H. True help men and women reverse the effects of hair loss through various surgical and non-surgical treatments, including Follicular Unit Transplantation and Follicular Unit Extraction. We have offices in Manhattan, New Jersey, Long Island, and Boston. Our doctors are affiliated with:

  • The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • The American Board of Restoration Surgery
  • The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons
  • The American Osteopathic Association

For more information, or to schedule a consultation, please contact us online or call (212) 826-2525.

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