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Peter J. Panagotacos, MD provides surgical and medical hair restoration treatments for clients in San Francisco. In addition to performing follicular unit micrograft hair transplants, Dr. Panagotacos can prescribe numerous pharmaceutical treatments, including prescription-strength Rogaine® and Propecia®.
Dr. Panagotacos started performing hair restoration surgeries in 1969 and opened his own dermatology practice in 1974. Since then, he estimates he’s performed more than 10,000 hair restoration surgeries. “Today’s surgical and medical advancements have significantly changed the industry,” he says. “I believe something can be done about hair loss for nearly everyone.”
Dr. Panagotacos says his decades of experience have taught him to plan for future hair loss and consider how patients will look in several decades. Dr. Panagotacos is a well-known pioneer in pharmaceutical hair loss treatments—The Wall Street Journal has quoted him as an innovator in prescribing Finasteride and Retin-A. For more information on his services, he invites potential clients to visit www.hairdoc.com.
“I aim to give my patients full heads of hair by combining my experience and aesthetic sense with the industry’s latest techniques and medical advancements. I recommend realistic treatment plans designed to meet both my patients’ needs and my personal standards for excellence.”
Serving Northern California
Follicular Unit Micrograft Hair Transplants
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"He has produced better than expected results and he has really improved my self-esteem. He is very knowledgeable and honest and competent.""I would give him a '12'. He is a straight shooter and he will tell it to you like it is and I appreciate that. I highly recommend him."
"He wrote the book on hair transplant surgery, so he is the man.""He answers all of your questions and he instills confidence in a patient."
"He is good at his work.""He is reasonable, honest and quite professional."
"He has very personalized service and he is one of the top people in his field. I cancelled with another doctor because I felt so comfortable with Dr. Penagotacos. He is an expert in his field.""I like the fact that he is a little gruff and a little crabby. He tells it like it is and he is very straightforward."
"I have told friends that he is difficult to communicate with and he doesn't listen very well, but the work that he does is excellent.""The work that he does"
"Very knowledgeable and experienced""I just felt confident that he knew what he was doing."
"He is a master of his craft and I spread his name around all the time.""I saw him for hair restoration and he did a great job."
"He is an expert in his field of dermatology and hair transplants that one can trust with their life.""He is very sincere, honest, and an expert in what he does."
"To really listen to what he has to say, he is not only an expert, but a leader in this industry as well. He uses very clear and direct language, which is helpful.""He really lays out the entire plan and the entire road map for you. For example, he will say what will happen one month post surgery and what will happen after that."
"I think that he knows what he is doing because I never have to second guess with him.""To me, he is not just a doctor, but also like a friend."
"Go ahead and use him.""The results, and everything went well."
"He changed my life. He was very honest about everything to expect and everything exceeded my expectations.""His work"
"He is good and I would recommend him to anybody.""His professionalism and his knowledge"
"He is very competent and very knowledgeable. He is very friendly, very attentive, and a good value for the money.""He does good work."
"Superb and professional""Skill and competence"
"Great doctor, go for it.""I would give him an '11'. He is a straight shooter."
"He is still a pioneer. He does hair transplants in a way that no one else is able to do. Other places have turned me down, but he accepted me. He has a wonderful staff.""I get results and I have been using him steadily for 10 years."
"I have recommended him to my friends. The results speak for themselves.""He does a follow-up after the surgery to make sure you are following the procedures. I go to see him every month. I see him every 6 weeks to make sure there are no problems."
"He has the expertise and I have been looking for a hair person for 15 or 20 years and my dermatologist recommended him. As soon as I got the name, I called and I was very impressed. I am even on his website, as he felt comfortable dealing with me and I am easy to deal with. I make an appointment and they set me up and he never has a problem seeing me. He is very nice as a doctor and he listens and he takes pictures. I am very pleased with him.""I have been using him since 2006. I like his professionalism and he was able to take care of my hair transplant. He knows everything that is new on the market and he gets involved in a lot of cosmetic things and he keeps me updated."
"He is very competent and he provides very good service.""I felt confident and I felt that he knew what he was talking about. He presented himself as competent. His staff was good and professional. They were very available."