Hair Transplant Surgeons

Practice Name
Shapiro Medical Group
5270 West 84th Street Suite 500, Bloomington, MN, USA, 55437
Education / Medical School
1. Emory University 2. Emory University School of Medicine / Doctor of Medicine 3. Emanuel Hospital / Internship - Internal Medicine
Residency and Felllowship
1. Emanuel Hospital / Residency - Internal Medicine
Board Certification
1. American Board of Emergency Medicine
Memberships / Committees
1. International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons
2. American Hair Loss Association
1.Board of Governors International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery- 1999
2.Board of of Governors American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery -2000
3.Archimedes Award for Excellence in Hair Restoration , Italian Society of Hair Restoration
4.Merck Medical Advisory Board for Propecia - 2000
Ron Shapiro MD
Dr. Shapiro is recognized by his peers as a leading expert in the field of Hair Transplant Surgery. He was the first physician to be asked do a live surgery demonstrating the technique of follicular unit grafting for his peers (Done at the Annual ISHRS conference in Las Vegas 1995). Since that time he has been asked to lecture, run workshops, and perform live surgical demonstrations at more than twenty five major international and national conference in the past 6 years. Physicians from around the world visit Dr Shapiro's Clinic, not only to learn his technique, but also as patients to have the procedure performed on themselves. Dr. Shapiro is the founder and director of The Shapiro Medical Group in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His clinic specializes in Follicular Unit Tranplantaion and Hairline design. He has published numerous articles on these specific subjects. Known for his hands on technical ability, Dr Shapiro is one of a select group of physicians regularly honored with invitations to demonstrate his technique at major conferences around the world .

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Hair Loss Resources

Hair loss is devastating at any age, and it is important that you first become educated on the cause of your own hair loss before making the decision to have surgical hair restoration. Your first step should always be to see a qualified dermatologist who specializes in hair loss.

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The American Hair Loss Association is committed to educating and improving the lives of all those affected by hair loss. It is our goal to create public awareness of this devastating disease of the spirit, and to legitimize hair loss of all forms in the eyes of our medical community, the media and society as a whole.



The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons is a consumer organization that selectively screens  skilled and ethical hair transplant surgeons. The IAHRS does not offer an open membership policy to doctors  practicing hair transplantation, and is the only group that recognizes that all  surgeons are not equal in their skill and technique. Its elite membership seeks to represent the best in the discipline, the true leaders in the field of surgical hair restoration.


Info Center

The IAHRS Hair Transplant and Hair Loss Info center contains the most in depth answers regarding typical and not so typical hair transplant and hair loss questions. Contributing editors of the Info Center are members of the elite consumer hair transplant organization, The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons. Prospective patients are enouraged to submit their questions via the contact form. Visit:

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