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Carlos J. Puig, DO, FISHRS


Physicians Hair Restoration Center
6150 Richmond Avenue Suite 226
Houston , TX
United States
Phone: (713) 974-1808
Fax: (713) 974-1811
Texas US
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Carlos J Puig

Physicians Hair Restoration Center

6150 Richmond Ave. Suite 226

Houston, Texaas 77057

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Dr. Puig has been performing hair restoration surgery since 1973 and has seen many technological changes in the field. The plug hair transplant of the 1960s and 1970s, line grafts of the 1980s and the evolution to follicular unit and single hair grafts in the 1990s. Currently, Dr. Puig performs all of the contemporary forms of hair restoration surgery including: follicular hair transplantation, follicular unit extraction hair transplantation, several different versions of scalp reductions, the Frechet Extended Scalp Reduction, scalp lifts and Frechet Triple Flap crown closure.

Dr. Puig has been published in both professional medical journals and the lay press, and is known within the profession as a strong patient advocate. He is a past president of, and an oral board examiner of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery; a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery; Director of an ISHRS Fellowship Training Program in Houston Texas; He has been faculty and guest lecturer at major medical meetings and live surgery workshops throughout the world. Dr. Puig recognizes that continuing to teach, share information and team from his peers is the best method for continuous improvement of his hair restoration surgery techniques.

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

BSA University of Florida
Doctor of Osteopathy, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

American Board of Emergency Medicine
American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery

Hair Transplant Fellowship Director

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Publications & Presentations: 

Series on 6 Sigma Quality Techniques in Hair Restoration Surgery           2007-2008 Hair Transplant Forum, Vol 17 No 5 & 6, Vol
                18, 1
Core Curriculum for Hair Restorations Surgery,Recommended by the                                                                    
          ISHRS Jan 2006 Dermatologic Surgery, Vol 32 No 1
Chapter 25: Haber Stough Textbook 2006
Chapter 7F: Unger Shapiro Textbook 2005
Chapter:  Dow Stough Textbook 2000
Chapter:  Walter Unger Textbook    1998
Chapter:  Walter Unger Textbook    2000
Series A Professionally Positive Organization    Apr. 1999
    Hair Transplant Forum, Vol. 9 No. 2
Mangubat Impulse Microtome: Additional Experience Dec. 1998
    Hair Transplant Forum, Vol 8 No. 6
Frechet Triple Flaps: Additional Experience Jan. 1998
    Am. J. Cosmetic Surgery, Vol. 15 No. 1, Vol. 15 No. 1
What Happened to Patient Advocacy? Aug. 1997
    Hair Transplant Forum, Vol. 7 No. 4
Frechet Extender, the Experience of an Additional 80 Cases,            June 1996 Amer. J. Cosmetic Surgery, Vol. 13 No. 2
Hairline Sculpting with Integrated Line grafting and Single            Dec. 1995
  Hair Grafting Techniques, Amer. J. Cosmetic Surg, Vol. 12 No. 4
American Hair Loss Council, a Growing Organization for a            June 1994
Growing Industry.  Hair Transplant Forum.  Vol. 4 No. 3
Scalp Reduction: The Key to Optimizing Donor Area,                Feb. 1994
Experience with the Frechet Extender.Hair Transplant Forum.  
        Vol. 4 No. 1
Professional Marketing. Hair Transplant Forum.  Vol. 3 No. 6            Dec. 1993
Hairline with Ridge Lines.  Hair Transplant Forum. Vol. 3 No. 4            Aug. 1993
Iontophoretic Anesthesia in Hair Transplantation. July 1993
    International J. of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery.
        Vol. 1 No. 1
Planned Decompression.  Hair Transplant Forum.  Vol. 2 No. 3            Jan.  1992
Clinical Application of Soft Tissue Expansion in the Treatment            of Scar Alopecia in Preschool Children. Am. J. Cosmetic
        Surgery June 1991
New Instrumentation for Scalp Reduction. J. Derm. Surg. Oncol.
        Vol. 12 No. July 1986
Hair Transplantation for Congenital Alopecia. J. Amer. Osteo
        Assn. Feb. 1979

Procedures Performed

Beards and Moustaches
Body hair transplantation
Burned scalp reconstruction
Ethnic hair
Facelift hair revision
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
Scalp expanders
Scalp flaps
Scalp reduction
Scar revision