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Ji-sup Ahn, MD,PhD, FISHRS


Dr. Ahn Hair Plant Clinic
2F, Gangnam Bldg., 647 Eonju-ro Gangnam-gu
South Korea
Phone: 82-2-543-4646
Fax: 82-2-543-4640
Diplomate - ABHRS
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Alternate Address(es) & Contact Information: 

Dr. Ahn Hair Transplant Clinic
2 F, Gangnam Bldg, 647 Eonju-ro Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 135-996, South Korea
Phone : +82-2-543-4646
Fax : +82-2-543-4640
Email : drahn@hairmedical.co.kr

Web site : www.hairmedical.co.kr

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Ji-sup Ahn, MD, PhD, ABHRS, FISHRS

- Medical Doctor License in Korea
- Board of the Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

1995 Feb. BA, Keimyung University School of Medicine
1999 Feb. Master of Medicine, Keimyung University School of Medicine
2005 Feb. Doctor of Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine

(March 1996-Feb 1997) Internship : Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center (DSMC)
(March 1997-Feb 2001) Residency in Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, DSMC
(March 2001-Sep. 2004)  Clinical Assistant Fellowship at the Hair Transplantatin Center, KNUH
(May 2004 - Now) Director of Dr. Ahn Medical Hair Clinic in Seoul Korea

Memberships & Affiliations: 

Attending professor of Kyungpook national university hospital, Korea

Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery

Fellow Member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Member of AAHRS (Asia Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons)

Board Member of KSHRS (Korean Society of Hair Restoration Surgery)

Board Member of KADAT (Korean Association for Dermatology and Trichology)



  1. First Place Winner, 20th International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery in Bahama, 2012

  2. Best Poster Prize of the Meeting, 2nd Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgery in Korea, 2012
Publications & Presentations: 

Relevant Bibliography
1) Dihydrotestosterone-Inducible Dickkopf 1 from Balding Dermal Papilla Cells Causes Apoptosis in Follicular Keratinocytes. J Invest Dermatol 128:262-9 (2008)
2) Preventable effect of L-threonate, an ascorbate metabolite, on androgen-driven balding via repression of dihydrotestosterone-induced dickkopf-1 expression in human hair dermal papilla cells. BMB Reports 2010; 43(10): 688-692
3) Dihydrotestosterone-Inducible IL-6 Inhibits Elongation of Human Hair Shafts by Suppressing Matrix Cell Proliferation and Promotes Regression of Hair Follicles in Mice. Journal of Investigative Dermatology advance online publication, 1 September 2011

Participation in International Workshops:

1) 12th Annual meeting of the ISHRS - Aug 2004, Vancouver
2) 14th Annual meeting of the ISHRS - Oct 2006, San Diego
3) 15th Annual meeting of the ISHRS - Sep 2007, Las Vegas
4) 1st Annual meeting of the AAHRS – Jun 2011, Bangkok, Thailand
5) 2nd Annual meeting of the AAHRS – May 2012, Seoul, Korea    : Oral and poster presentation
6) 20th Annual meeting of the ISHRS – Oct. 2012, Bahamas : Poster presentation
7) 21st Annual meeting of the ISHRS – Oct. 2013, San Francisco: Oral and poster presentaiton

8) 22nd Annual meeting of the ISHRS -Oct. 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : Oral presentation

Hair Loss Treatment Specialties:

Follicular unit transplantation
Single hair transplantation
Male and Female hair transplantation
Pubic hair transplantation
Ethnic hair

Procedures Performed

Beards and Moustaches
Burned scalp reconstruction
Ethnic hair
Female hair restoration surgery
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)
Medical (non-surgical) management of hair loss for men
Medical (non-surgical) management of hair loss for women
Mini-graft transplantation