Our team

The Medihair team of highly-skilled and qualified surgeons, technicians and stylists, are all experts in their field.

Dedicated to achieving great results, each of our team members bring a wealth of experiences, commitment to learning and development, love for what we do and genuinely care for our patients.

Dr. Mario Marzola Hair Transplant Surgeon at Medihair

DR MARIO MARZOLA

MBBS, FFMACS,
DIPLOMATE ABHRS

DR MARIO MARZOLA

MBBS, FFMACS,
DIPLOMATE ABHRS

A renowned and skilled hair transplant surgeon with over 30 years’ experience, Dr. Mario Marzola has a kind and caring nature and takes the time to understand each patient personally. In 2018 “Dr Mazola was awarded the ‘Manfred Lucas,’ award in Hollywood by the International society of hair restoration surgeons for his talent. This award is the highest most prestigious honour and not given every year. The recipient possesses both rare and special talents in the hair transplant industry.”

Our Dr also pioneered the Trichophytic Closure – a hair transplant technique that is now used globally and in 2006 was awarded the prestigious Golden Follicle Award for his contribution to the hair restoration industry.

An active member of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) and on the Board of Governors for International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), Dr. Marzola regularly attends and presents at conferences around the world and is an international trainer and lecturer in hair transplantation.

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Specialising in FUE, Dr. Marzola is renowned for his artistic skills and expertise in dense packing, allowing him to perform large procedures and achieving major transformations.

Specialties include:

  • Hair line lowering in men and women
  • Temple restoration and blending the new hairs into the existing hair
  • Crown restoration and blending the new hairs into the existing hair
  • Restoring general thickness
  • Beard transplantation
Dr. David Welsh General Physician for Hair Loss treatment at Medihair

DR DAVID WELSH
MB BS, FRACGP

DR DAVID WELSH
MB BS, FRACGP

A General Physician (GP) with a focus on men’s health, Dr. David Welsh has worked with hair loss patients since 1997 and brings a thorough understanding of hair loss medications and therapies. He has performed a large number of platelet rich plasma (PRP) treatments for both men and women, and regularly attends conferences and workshops.

David graduated with a Medical Degree from the University of Melbourne and teaches students at both Monash and Melbourne Universities. He is also a Visiting Medical Officer at Elsternwick Private Hospital.

Dr. Helen Marzola Hair Transplant Surgeon at Medihair

Helen Marzola

RN – Lead Technical trainer

Helen Marzola

RN – Lead Technical trainer

Helen Marzola is a registered nurse with over 25 years’ experience, assisting at the highest level of surgical care in the hair transplantation industry. Helen leads our technical teams at Medihair.

Helen is a passionate international leader in the field of teaching and helping medical hair technicians develop their skills in graft dissection, graft placement, hair design and orientation with a dedication to the highest level of patient care that is world class.

Helen is well respected trainer for the ‘International Society for Hair Restorations Surgeons’ assistant’s program and has maintained this role for many years.

Specialties include:

  • Training technicians in hair design and the application of cosmetic models
  • Training technicians in graft survival techniques for gold standard yield
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  • Training technicians in graft placement for optimal visual outcomes
  • Training technicians to assist with FUE procedures
  • Training technicians to assist with FUT procedures
  • Assisting Doctor with Advanced Hairline Lowering procedures
  • Developing long-term stable teams

Helen has many years’ experience as a lecturer in this field, and frequently attends international hair conferences
and workshops including the application of Scalp Micropigmentation, and the application of Platelet Rich Plasma
post-surgery to enhance wound healing, accelerate growth, and Biological therapies for hair loss.

She is an active member on the Board for Surgical Assistants for the International Society of Hair Restoration
Surgeons.

Helen has a caring and friendly nature who is known for her intelligence, integrity, professionalism, and dedication to exceptional patient care.

Dr. Bianca Shaw Hair Surgical Stylist And Trichologist at Medihair

BIANCA SHAW

SURGICAL STYLIST AND TRICHOLOGIST

BIANCA SHAW

SURGICAL STYLIST AND TRICHOLOGIST

A well-respected surgical stylist, Bianca Shaw has worked in the hair loss industry for 28 years, educating and supporting patients, and working alongside many of Australia’s leading surgeons. Qualified in Trichology and Hairdressing, Bianca was initially trained by a leading hair transplant surgeon and can perform a range of procedures including hair line design, placement of grafts for maximum density, and the dissection and implantation of hair follicles.

Having worked for leading hair loss companies, and managing a number of successful hair transplant practices, Bianca is committed to helping patients understand the treatment options available, ensuring they make the best decision and get the best results to improve their appearance and quality of life.

Specialties include:

  • Patient assessment based on patient’s hair characteristics and an in-depth understanding of all options
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  • Patient education for FUE and FUT surgery
  • Surgical restyling and new hair design
  • Hairline design
  • Design mapping for placement of grafts to achieve the maximum density and natural results
  • Trichology
  • All options to promote stable hair and healthier regrowth
  • SMP patient education and assessment
  • PRP patient education and assessment

CAITLIN JAMES

LEAD SURGICAL SCALP MICROPIGMENTATION PRACTITIONER

CAITLIN JAMES

LEAD SURGICAL SCALP MICROPIGMENTATION PRACTITIONER

Caitlin James is the current 2019 WINNER of the Team Micro International Artist and Australian Artist of the Year 2017 & 2019 World SMP Awards.

Caitlin has over 10 years’ experience as a hair transplant technician and was certified in 2011 at the ISHRS (International Society of Hair Transplant Surgery). Caitlin is recognised as an industry leader for Scalp Micropigmentation and considered one of the best trainers in the world.

Having trained alongside our International Award – winning Hair Transplant Surgeon Dr Mario Marzola for over 10 years, she understands the how to perform scalp micropigmentation with hair transplantation which is a specialised skill to ensure best yield of transplanted grafts and protection of existing hair.

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During her time in surgery as lead technician in graft dissection, implantation and design of new transplanted hairs, she understands and how to use SMP to simulate natural hair growth which is unique.

She works closely with our surgeons to dramatically increase the appearance of hair density and hide unsightly scars.

Specialties include:

  • Enhancing the appearance of density using SMP with hair transplant surgery
  • Linear scar correction from previous FUT hair surgery
  • General thickening of thinning hair for men and women
  • Beard simulation including patches or overall thickness
  • Thickening poor donor sites
  • SMP for women with existing hair

CLAUDIA LEAHY

SURGICAL SCALP MICROPIGMENTATION PRACTITIONER

CLAUDIA LEAHY

SURGICAL SCALP MICROPIGMENTATION PRACTITIONER

Claudia has worked in the field of scalp pigmentation for many years. Receiving multiple trainings from international trainers.  Claudia is a skilled and senior practitioner treating medical hair conditions specialising in Alopecia camouflage. With an artistic flair and eye for perfection, she has an exceptional skill at rebuilding hairlines and correcting hair transplant scars for men and women. Claudia works closely with our Surgeons and Medical team to achieve natural looking results that dramatically improve the appearance of thin hair or transplanted hair that requires more density.

Specialties include:

  • Linear scar correction from previous FUT hair surgery
  • General thickening of thinning hair for men and women
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  • Beard simulation including patches or overall thickness
  • Thickening poor donor sites
  • Creating the appearance of a full head of shaven hair for bald men
  • Alopecia camouflage
  • Eyebrow thickening to enhance shape and density
Anna Nguyen – Patient Hair Care Manager

ANNA NGUYEN

PATIENT HAIR CARE MANAGER

ANNA NGUYEN

PATIENT HAIR CARE MANAGER

Anna has worked in Aesthetic Patient Support for over 10 years. Anna comes from a medical business management background, and has work in a hair transplantation environment for the past 6 years. She has a strong understanding of the hair transplantation processes having trained as a theatre technician.

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She has a warm and bubbly personality and makes a positive impact on our patients’ experience. Anna is responsible for the administration, patient bookings, travel arrangements and to assist patients with a thorough understanding of pre and post- operative care subject to which hair procedure is undertaken.

Anna is passionate about helping hair transplant patients improve their self-esteem and confidence, and is committed to educating patients throughout the entire experience to ensure their comfort.

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