FUT Hair Transplant Surgeon
Dr. Andrew Kim is the first Korean cosmetic surgeon in Australia with more than 10 years of experience. Dr. Kim gained his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery MBBS in 1997 from the University of New South Wales and graduated with a Masters of Medicine degree in 2004 and a PhD in 2008 from the Department of Physiology, School of Medicine of Chung Ang University in Seoul, South Korea. He is a renowned in Australia as a facial cosmetic surgeon, specializing in rhinoplasty and double eyelid surgery.
However, after 3 years of his own hair transplants, Dr. Kim decided hair restoration was his passion. He went on to train and was mentored by internationally renowned hair surgeon Professor Jung Chul Kim, who is the founding member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons and credited as a pioneer in the development of singular follicular grafting. Dr. Kim has been performing FUT Hair Transplantation for over 10 years in Asia and Australia.
Dr. Kim has also studied Genetic Hair Research and Methodology at the Kyungpook National University Hospital (KNUH) and has been a visiting professor/ lecturer at KNUH since September 2008. To continually hone his hair transplant expertise, Dr. Kim actively participates and attends hair restoration conferences and workshops worldwide. He has shown special interest in stem cell generated hair growth, genetic therapy and its future application in hair surgery.
He is a member of International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and recently became a member of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS) in 2010 and a fellow of Korean College of Cosmetic Surgery (KCCS) in 2011.
Dr. Kim’s Hair Transplant Practice
Commitment to Quality Service
Dr. Kim employs an excellent quality control system ensuring that grafts are consistently cut accordingly and not over-handled in a time-managed environment, which are essential in graft survival. Also, Dr. Kim can perform large procedures in one session to achieve major transformations quicker than most clinics without compromising on providing quality results.
Less Visible Scarring
Due to his background in double eyelid surgery and his impeccable artistic skills, Dr. Kim is able to harvest and place hair grafts with flawless precision highly reducing the occurrence and visibility of surgical scars by using the latest in scar technology called Trichophytic Closure. This technology is very popular with patients wanting to a short haircut without the worry of visible scars.
Investment in the Latest Technology
Dr. Kim continually invests in new equipment and products that are designed to improve patient comfort, better aesthetic and growth outcomes.
Team of Skilled Medical Team
Dr. Kim is supported by a large experienced team of experts that dissect consistent grafts in a short period of time resulting in performing large procedures and better visual outcomes. Few companies can do 3,500 hair follicles in one day.
Dr. Kim is known for his excellent patient care manner. He makes sure that he takes time and extra effort in genuinely getting to know his patients, their concerns and their hair transplant expectations. He is also keen on fostering a lasting professional relationship with his clients. You are assured that you will continue to have consistent surgical management with the same specialist until your hair loss is resolved.