Santa Monica Hair Restoration Surgeon
2825 Santa Monica Blvd., #303
Santa Monica, California 90404 US
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5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Artistically Skilled Surgron

Great doctor! Throughout my years I have been to at least 10 different hair transplant consultations in all the different places . Dr Sean is by far the most artistically skilled surgeon i have found. It is like magic what he can do with this hands . He and all of his staff are incredibly warm and kind. I have found that an indicator of a good doctor is how happy, healthy and friendly their...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Hair Transplsnt Surgery

What a wonderful Doctor I would recommend him to anyone thinking about Hair Transplant surgery. He listened to me, answered all my questions in a language I could understand, and made me feel comfortable and important throughout the whole process. What really impressed me was Dr. Sean Behnam took the time to come and sit and talk with me before the operation. Making sure we were on the same...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Pain -Free Surgery

Cannot possibly recommend Dr. Sean highly enough. He is beyond fabulous. I had a hair transplant 4 weeks after my consultation. On the day of the surgery doctor Sean was kind and reassuring, really listened to all my questions and concerns, and did the procedure in the morning. It wasn't easy because i am scared from surgeries, needles and anything related but Dr. Sean has phenomenal...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

I look younger - Santa Monica, CA

If you are looking for the best hair transplant surgeon in Los Angeles, look no further than Dr. Sean. He is a true artist when it comes to your hair and will listen to all of your concerns! :) I had 3600 grafts ( yes a lot ) and I'm so happy with the results . It looks real and strong ! Couldn't ask for better results, great price and payment plan . Thank you so much for making me look...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Life Changing - Santa Monica, CA

Doctor Sean is a straight talker. He has a wealth of great knowledge and very sharp in understanding everything about the hair transplant new technics . I can clearly say he changed my life! 2500 grafts and my life is so much easier and happier. Word to the wise, it is not for the faint hearted. It is real healing and he won’t let you stay in your blind spot. I am happy I found someone this p...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Best Care - Santa Monica, CA

From my first contact with the front office, to the last moment at check out, I felt like this clinic prioritized my best interests. After failed appointments with other doctors, it was such a relief to find Dr. Sean. I found him to be one of the exceptional doctors that cares and think beyond the square. He showed genuine interest in finding a hair loss treatment plan that worked for me when...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

TOP SURGEON - Santa Monica, CA

The best surgeon and staff! I felt completely comfortable and have total trust in Dr.Sean. His results are amazing and now I look years younger! I was initially hesitant to try Hair Transplant Surgery but he explained everything, and his expertise & personality put me at ease. If you go to Dr .Sean you will get exactly what you want! He created the most beautiful natural look for me ,...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Knowledgeable Surgeon

This man is knowledgeable, HONEST! he told me what i needed to do 3 weeks prior my FUT surgery, a scalp massage twice a day for 15 minutes in order to increase the supply of donor hair which can be used for the hair transplant and to minimize scarring after surgery, he strongly recommend this and I truly appreciate this advice because other doctors will just schedule you for a surgery. He was...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Brilliant Doctor

Brilliant, compassionate and understanding doctor . He is warm, listens, is reassuring, and very down-to-earth. His staff are very nice and helpful. Thank you, Dr. Sean Behnam. I am rating this consultation experience 5 stars and wish I could give 10 stars. Btw - my appointment for surgery is in 3 week and I'll update you then as well.

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Best experience! - Santa Monica, CA

Went for a free Consultation and I can tell you that Dr. Sean earns his rating hands down. From the moment you meet him, you have his full attention and concern for your issue. There was no sense of being rushed, no sense of apathy. He as others have stated; the real deal. He comes back asking if you have thought of any more questions. He understands others by placing his shoes in their...

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery


International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)

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Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Medical: MD, Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU)
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF-Fresno)
    Fellowship: Hair Training, Distefano Hair Restoration Centers, MA, 2008

Treatments offered at Dermatology & Hair Restoration Specialists

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FUE: Is this normal growth for 5 months post-op? (Photo)

Yes, this is very consistent with 5 months growth. Hair goes through a hibernating stage. From now till 12 months they just keep on growing. From 12... READ MORE

How long does it take to recover from an eyebrow hair transplant?

Usually within a week you will look totally normal again, occasionally a week and a half if it was a larger procedure. The new hairs will shed... READ MORE

5 months after FUE 5500 follicles. How do my results look as I seem to have gaps and not full coverage? (photos)

I wouldn't be worried yet. Your hair is light which makes it seem a little less dense than otherwise, but at this point you likely aren't even at half... READ MORE

Is normal to have irritations skin after 3 week FUE transplant? (photos)

It's fairly typical. As long as it seems to be slowly improving over time it's nothing to be concerned about, in most cases the irritation goes away... READ MORE

3 months post FUE, will my hair get thicker? (Photos)

3 months is very early to be expecting results. Hopefully prior to your transplant your doctor told you that full results probably won't be achieved... READ MORE

Not satisfied with hair transplant after 10 months. Hairs are thin, density is low. Please suggest medicine (Photo)

At 10 months you're seeing what is essentially the final results from your procedure. You may still see a little more thickness and growth in general... READ MORE

After FUE surgery I have been regularly shampooing my entire scalp with mild shampoo, there's no crusting, should I continue?

Once the scabbing/crusting is over (~14 days) it's generally safe to go back to whatever shampooing regimen you were doing prior to the transplant.... READ MORE

Temperature inside my car was really high, can such high temperature/such heat affect grafts 1 month PO?

At 1 month the ambient temperature shouldn't matter. Really at this point nothing that wouldn't harm your normal hair will harm your grafts, assuming... READ MORE

Need professional evaluation. 7.5 months , 5500 grafts, can I expect more growth? (photos)

At 7.5 months there is still time for you to see some more improvements. Generally as long as you've seen some growth by now it's fine, and it's... READ MORE

How long is it normal to feel recipient area numb?

Generally it goes away within a month or two, but sometimes it lasts for several months or even longer, there doesn't seem to be a pattern as to who... READ MORE

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