New York Hair Restoration Surgeon
74 East 79th Street, Suite 1A
New York, New York 10075 US
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"To date, Dr. Frank had treated more than 10,000 patients and performed over 2,500 hair transplants." "I ve been to anapelli hair clinic , and i must say that I am a very satisfied patient." "I was bowled over by the results and is the best decision I ever made."

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The Time Is Now >> FUT Hair Transplant - Columbus, OH

Hi there, I am fairly new to this site and have decided to come out and share my story. I've been reading a few reviews that some of you have been brave enough to share, in regards to your FUT Hair Transplant procedure & that has given me the courage to share my story and begin my journey as well. I, myself too am suffering from balding/thinning edges, for about 5 years now. Chemical...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

27 Year Old Woman Suffering with Alopecia - New York

Dr. Frank knows this procedure very well and him and his staff were incredibly patient and answered all my questions. In his consultations, he was never rushed and would not try try to push a product or a procedure on his patients.

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Never Came to Terms with my Hair Loss. - New York, NY

Great Doctor, very patient and answers all your queries no matter how stupid they are. Dr. Frank is an artist really. He and his staff really took great care of me.

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Another Wonderful Experience! - New York, NY

As an active husband and father in his 40s, I like anybody else want to look my best. This was my second hair transplant procedure with Dr. Frank. I had my first in 2004 and was very pleased. He and his staff are amazing. Everything went smoothly, and I'm very excited to have more hair growing soon. Thank you Dr. Frank, you guys are the best!

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Hair and Eyebrow Transplant - New York, NY

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5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

38 and Feeling MUCH Better About Myself. - New York, NY

Great people person. Great medical practitioner.

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Male NYC - Dr. John Frank

As a patient and life long friend of Dr. John Frank, I must say that he’s been one of the most influential people in my life. I met him ten (10) years ago when he did the first hair transplant procedure on me. I was frightened by the thought of doing a hair transplant that could change my look in a dissatisfying way and possibly being devastated by a look that I may have never been happy...

1 out of 5 stars FUE Hair Transplant

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I have suffered from balding in the front and sides of my hairline better known in the African American community as "no edges" for several years now. It was caused by me and poor hairstyle choices when I was young. It has lowered my self esteem immensely!!!! This year I will no longer hide behind wigs. I am a Veteran of The United States Navy and one of the things I miss dearly is swimming! I...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

35 Year Old FUT Procedure - New York

I'd been contemplating a hair transplant for many years. After using rogaine for 5+ years and trying various other methods of hair growth/maintenance, I decided to have a hair transplant procedure. After a significant amount of research, I decided to meet Dr. John Frank who is conveniently located in NYC, has excellent review on Realself and offered a free consultation. Despite it being...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

dr frank the best. Manhattan, NY

What can i say about the whole procedure i have had two sessions done over a 2year period and i can not say i am not happy dr frank and his staff are true professionals i am even thinking about another one soon... as for everbody results very but if your thinking about doing this do your homework he also only does one person at a time i have been to many places before i saw dr frank and...

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology

Consultation Fee

Free. Please mention

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Frank has hospital affiliations at Columbia University, Lenox Hill, Cedars Sinai.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Chemistry, Ohio State University
    Medical: MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Fellowship: Skull Base Surgery, with Peter Costantino MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS)

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Is stem cell therapy for hair loss effective or not? (photo)

There is no such thing as stem cell therapy to stop or correct hair loss of any kind. I would question any doctor who is currently recommending that... READ MORE

What Kind of Doctor Do I See for Thinning Hair?

Dear Jean, I am sorry that your regular doctor dissapointed you. You actually have many options to attack this problem. A competent hair loss... READ MORE

Hair Falling off 4 Years After Hair Transplantation (FUE) Procedure

The most likely reason your transplanted hair is falling out is Telogen Effluvium. This is a temporary condition caused by something stressing the... READ MORE

When can I go back to my regular jogging routine?

I usually allow my patients to do some light exercise within a few days of the transplant. You need to use your judgement as well, being careful not... READ MORE

I'm 21 years old, can I have hair transplant? (Photo)

Really, the only real way to determine if you will benefit over the short and long term can only occur by having a personal consultation with somebody... READ MORE

When can I shave my beard by razor after a beard transplant?

If things have healed properly, then you should be able to shave with a razor.Otherwise, check with your doctor.John Frank, MDNew YorkOhio READ MORE

Had hair transplant 7 days ago & bumped my head with a friend's head. Will it destroy my follicles?

That is unfortunate.Did it bleed?Did you see any follicles dislodge?It would be unlikely at 7 days, hopefully that is comforting to you.Feel free to... READ MORE

Have donor area less dense. Should I go for FUE as 4000 grafts needed? Follow-up. (Photo)

Your donor does look a little bit thin however the ultimate results available donor hairs is indeterminate. But the principle is to take as many from... READ MORE

Basically I am losing hair, I am taking a lot of tablets. I don't know if this is safe long term?

It's difficult to recommend a supplement schedule without knowing a little more about the timing. Do you have photos from before? Otherwise, you don't... READ MORE

Is it possible to have a hair transplant to the nape area of my head? (photos)

I suppose this could be accomplished but I would like to see a photo to be more accurate.The other areas you refer to could easily be accomplished. READ MORE

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