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  • ACADEMIC & MEDIA RECOGNITION

    KARE 11 NEWS EXTRA! – TV

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    Minneapolis-based KARE 11 News did a report on hair transplantation that featured Dr. Ron Shapiro and a live surgery demonstration on a patient at the International Society of air Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) annual meeting in Las Vegas. One year later, KARE 11 did a follow-up report on the progress of the patient. This was one of the first public demonstrations of Follicular Unit Mega Sessions.

    GOLDEN FOLLICLE AWARD FOR CLINICAL EXCELLENCE – Honor/Award

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    In 2004, Dr. Ron Shapiro was honored with the Golden Follicle Award, given for “outstanding and significant clinical contribution in the field of hair restoration surgery.” It is considered one of the highest honors in the field with only one physician chosen by his or her peers each year.

    CO-AUTHOR OF THE TEXTBOOK “HAIR TRANSPLANTATION”- Textbook
    Known as “The Bible of Hair Transplantation

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    Dr. Ron Shapiro co-edited Hair Transplantation, the 4th edition in 2005 and the 5th Edition in 2010.This Textbook is often called the “Bible” of Hair Transplantation. It is used as a textbook by physicians learning the art and science of hair transplantation.

    “GUEST OF HONOR”EUROPEAN SOCIETY HAIR SURGERY – Honor /Award

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    Dr. Ron Shapiro was chosen to be the guest of honor at the 10-year anniversary of the European Society of Hair Restoration Surgeries. The first physician to receive this honor, Dr. Shapiro was recognized for his dedication to the field in teaching and performing live surgery demonstrations at every European conference.

    “GUEST OF HONOR”BRAZILIAN SOCIETY HAIR SURGERY – Honor /Award

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    In 2014 Dr.Ron Shapiro was chosen as guest of honor at the 8th Brazilian Society of Hair Restoration Surgery for his contribution to educating physicians and improving the field over the past 15 years.

    THE HAIRLINE MASTER

    Dr. Shapiro many of the modern Principles & Techniques of Hairline Design.He wrote the landmark article on the subject used by physicians learning the Art of Hairline Design.Untitled-1p

    “Principles and Techniques Used to Create a Natural Hairline” Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics Of North,2004 and 2013 Download Full PDF

    “This article on hairline design is often considered a landmark article in the field of hair transplantation. The concepts and principles are used by physicians around the world. His expertise in hairline design has led Dr. Ron Shapiro to being named either chairman or guest speaker for the Hairline Workshop at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) over 15 times in 20 years.”

    “THE BALD TRUTH” – Consumer Guide Book

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    The book The Bald Truth (published by Pocket Books, a division of Simon and Shuster) recognizes Shapiro Medical Group’s physicians to be among the top 10 in the world who specialize in Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation. The 200-page paperback, sold as “The first complete guide to preventing and treating hair loss,” was written by Spence Kobren, founder of the AMERICAN HAIR LOSS COUNCIL. The book states that Shapiro medical group physicians perform “state-of-the-art surgery and are recognized by their peers as leaders. Not only for medical expertise but for their active role in educating fellow physicians.

    “The Hair Replacement Revolution” – Consumer Guide Book

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    Dr. James Harris’s Past President of American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS) wrote the book The Hair Replacement Revolution: A Consumer’s Guide to Effective Hair Replacement Techniques. In this book he recommends Dr. Shapiro & SMG Physicians among only 21 other physicians in the United States performing hair transplantation surgery.

    “AMERICAN MEDICAL REVIEW” – TV

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    The American Medical Review shot a documentary to be aired on educational television featuring The Shapiro Medical Group Physicians.

    “THE DIARY OF A BALDING MAN” – SHORT FILM

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    “Diary of a Balding Man” is the story of Brian, a film producer and winner of the United Kingdom Bafta Film Award for best new producer/director in film (the equivalent of the Oscar in the U.S).

    “MICHELANGELO AWARD” FROM THE ITALIAN SOCIETY – HONOR/AWARD

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    Dr. Ron Shapiro was awarded the Michelangelo Award from the Italian Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHR). He has visited Italy nine times to lecture and perform live surgical demonstrations at ISHR conferences. He has also received three other awards of recognition from the Italian Society.

    PIONEER OF THE MONTH – Honor /Award

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    In 2004, Dr. Ron Shapiro was named Pioneer of the Month in the journal, Hair Transplant Forum, the principle publication of the field of hair transplantation.

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    BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY (ISHRS) 6 YEARS – Honor /Award

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    The ISHRS is the main society for hair transplantation in the world. Dr Shapiro was voted by his peers to serve on the Board of Governors for the ISHRS. He served from 1998 to 2004.All the physicians who work at SMG are members of the ISHRS.

    BOARD OF GOVERNORS AMERICAN BOARD OF HAIR RESTORATIONS SURGERY [ABHRS] FROM 2010 TO 2015- Honor /Award

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    The ABHRS is the primary board for testing and certifying that physicians are qualified in the art and science of hair restoration Dr Shapiro was voted by his peers to serve on the on the ABHRS from 2010 to 2015. All the physicians who work at SMT are members of the ABHRS.

    FELLOW OF THE ISHRS(FISHRS) – Honor /Award

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    The Fellow of the ISHRS category is a recent honor that can be achieved by physicians who have demonstrated significant teaching/writing and serving to help spread the educations of hair transplantation. All the physicians who work at SMG are Fellows of the ISHRS.

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“Thank you very much for your attention. I am very happy with the results of the surgery. After 3 months only I already have full hair coverage in all the affected areas and don’t need to use the hair clips like I used to do for many years. Please give my beast regards to Dr. Shapiro and the team...”Read More

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