Golden Peacock Orator   ( 2012 )

Dr. Bessam Farjo

Dr. Bessam Farjo
M.B., Ch.B., B.A.O., L.R.C.P. & S.I., F.I.T.

Address: Farjo Medical Centre, Arthur House,
Chorlton Street, Manchester M1 3FH & 152 Harley Street,
London W1G
Date of Birth: 14/12/1963
Sex: Male
Nationality: British
Marital Status: Married with 2 children

General Education: Undergraduate Training:

Physics, Chemistry and Tropical Medicine (2nd Class Honours)

M.B., Ch.B., B.A.O., L.R.C.P. & S.I., F.I.T.
Certificate of Efficiency in Diagnostic Radiology
Diploma in Tropical Medicine.
Fellow, International College of Surgeons (Oct. 2001): FICS
Diplomate, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (Oct 2003)

Hair Restoration Surgery Training:
The Hair Replacement Clinic, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Director: Dr. Laurence Fremont November 1991 - May 1992

Current Status & Employment:
Hair Restoration Surgeon since 1992
Director & Co-Owner, Advanced Hair Technology Ltd (Est. 1993) – trading as

Farjo Medical Centre:

Memberships & Positions:


1. Oral Finasteride combined with topical 4% Minoxidil for Male Pattern Baldness Hair Transplant Forum International - 1994 Vol 4 Issue 5

2. Total Beard Reconstruction Using Incisional Slit Grafting in a Burns Case – A World 1st

3. Comparative Study of CO2 LASER-assisted Transplantation and Incisional Slit Grafting: The Practicalities for the Physician and Patients’ Preferences

4. Hair Restoration Surgery & Medicine - State-of-the-Art

5. Digital Photography

6. A Statistical Analysis of Hair Patients in the United Kingdom

7. Hair Transplants? I Don’t Do Them……. But I Know Someone Who Does!

8. Estimating Required Graft Numbers Made Easy

9. Non-Medical Counsellors……Who Needs Them?

10. Approaches To Crown/Vertex Hair Restoration

11. Featured Surgeon of the Month- 1st in UK & Europe

12. Donor Site Closure: A Comparative Study of Catgut vs. Vicryl Suture

13. Safe Donor Area

14.Program Chairman, Workshop Director & Congress Organiser

15. Live Surgery Instructor

16. Corrective Surgery: Different Strategies for Different Situations


17. Digital Photography in Hair Restoration II

18. Hair Loss in Men and Women

19. Cell Therapy: UK Human Clinical Trials (Hair Multiplication)

20. Corrective Surgery II: Different Strategies for Different Situations

21. Donor Closure: 5/0 Vicryl Rapide vs. 4/0 Vicryl Rapide

22. Award: Research Grant for Evaluation of Cases of Transplantation of Occipital Scalp Hair to Facial Sites

23. New British Decontamination Standards: Implications on Private Practice

24. Establishment and Characterization of Immortalized Balding Dermal Papillae (IBDP) Cell Lines by HTERT. (Authors: Bahta, N Farjo, B Farjo, Baksh, Bull, Philpott)

25. Pre & Post Operative Instructions

26. A Core Curriculum for Hair Restoration Surgery, Recommended by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (Authors: E Epstein, J Epstein,Farjo, Kabaker, R Leonard, Mangubat, Puig, Ross, Rousso, Stough, W Unger)

27. Award: Research Grant for Trichophytic Closure Clinical Multi-Centre Trial

28. Hair Transplantation Teaching Module

29. International Executive Committee for Scientific Programming

30. Consultation & Patient Selection

31. Donor Scalp Estimation

32. Graft Preparartion

33. Complications & Emergencies

34. Hair ‘cures’ myths and truths – Panel Guest & Expert

35. Presidential Address

36. Donor closure: Multi-centre trial for evaluation of trichophytic closure techniques

37. Management of Difficult Cases: Workshop Director

38. Series Review of Hair Restoration in Transgender Patients

39. Role of Prostaglandins in Scalp Hair

40. Cell & Molecular Therapy for Hair Loss Overview

41. Hair Transplantation In Women

42. The Importance of Aligning The Hairs In Donor Closure

43. Thymic Peptides Differentially Modulate Human Hair Follicle Growth

44. Eyebrow Transplant in a case of Keratosis pilaris atrophicans/ulerythema oophyrogenes

45. Lichen Planopilaris following hair transplantation and face-lift surgery

46. Megasessions

47. Award: Research Grant for use of LLLT in Wound Healing Following Hair Transplantation

48. Award: Continuous Medical Education 2012-1015

Conferences and Seminars attended:

Program Chairman


Past Medical Employment: