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William H. Lindsey, MD


1479 Chain Ridge Road Suite 100
McLean , VA
United States
Phone: (703) 356-3260
Virginia US
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1479 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 100
McLean VA 22101
703 356 3260

Informational Paragraph: 

At Lindsey Medical PC, we offer both follicular unit extraction and follicular unit transplantation by strip technique tailored to meet patient needs and desires.

We offer only microscopic dissection of follicular units and utilize a dense-pack hairline technique.

Dr. Lindsey is a board certified facial plastic surgeon with 13 years of post graduate experience.  He has published 25 papers, given over 50 lectures domestically and internationally, and has received several awards from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Triological Society.

Dr. Lindsey has travelled overseas to help those less fortunate.  He went to El Salvador to repair cleft lip and palate birth defects, and has participated in Face to Face domestic violence repair as well.

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

Postgraduate    Training:    
            Internship in General Surgery
            University of Virginia Medical Center
            Charlottesville, Virginia
            July 1990 - July 1991

            Resident in Otolaryngology-Head and  Neck Surgery
            University of Virginia Medical Center
            Charlottesville, Virginia
            July 1991 - July 1994

            Chief Resident in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
            University of Virginia Medical Center
            Charlottesville, Virginia
            July 1994 - June 1995

            Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
            Paul T. Davis, M.D., Fellowship Director
            Florence, South Carolina
            July 1995 - July 1996

Faculty Appointments:        
            1996 -2000
            Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery,
            University of Virginia Medical Center

            Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck  Surgery
            George Washington University Medical Center

Board    Certification:            
            Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, Fall 1990

            Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck                                 Surgery, Certification no. 4881, March 26, 1996
            Diplomate, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive                     Surgery, June 20, 1999

Memberships & Affiliations: 

American Medical Association
        American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery -- Fellow
        American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Ð Fellow
        American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery -- Member
        Triologic Society Ð Fellow  
        American College of Surgeons Ð Fellow
        American Society of Hair Restoration SurgeryÑMember
        International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery--Member

Publications & Presentations: 

Peer Reviewed Journals:
1.    Lindsey WH, Masterson TM, Spontnitz WD,  Wanebo HJ, Morgan RF.
Seroma prevention using fibrin glue during modified radical neck
dissection in a rat model. Am J Surg 156: 310-313, 1988.

         2.    Lindsey WH, Masterson TM, Wilhelm MC,  Spotnitz WD,
            Morgan RF.  Prevention of seroma using topical fibrin glue in a
            rat mastectomy model.  Arch Surg 125: 305-307, 1990.

         3.    Lindsey WH, Becker DG, Hoare JR, Cantrell RW, Morgan RF.
            Comparison of topical fibrin glue, fibrinogen, and thrombin in                                   preventing seroma formation in a rat model.  Laryngoscope                                  105:241-243, 1995.
        4.    Lindsey WH, Hoare JR, Giles WC, Gross CW.  Endoscopic
            diagnosis and treatment for neonatal airway obstruction by
            nasolacrimal duct cysts.  AM J Rhinology 9:179-182, 1995.

        5.    Gross CW, Becker DG, Lindsey WH, Park SS.  The soft tissue
            shaving procedure for removal of adipose tissue:  a new, less
        traumatic approach than liposuction.  Arch Otolaryngol Head                              Neck Surg 121: 57-60, 1995.

        6.    Becker DG, Moore D, Lindsey WH, Gross WE, Gross CW                                 Modified transnasal endoscopic Lothrop procedure:  further                                 considerations.  Laryngoscope 105: 1161-1166, 1995.
        7.    Lindsey WH, Ogle RC,  Morgan RF, Cantrell RW, Sweeney TM.
Nasal reconstruction  using an osteoconductive collagen gel                              matrix.     Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 122: 37-40, 1996.
8.    Lindsey WH, Davis PT.  Correction of Velopharyngeal                                  Insufficiency with the Furlow Palatoplasty.  Arch Otolaryngol
            Head Neck Surg 122: 881-884,1996.

         9.    Lindsey WH, Davis PT.  Facial Keloids - A Fifteen Year
            Experience in Practical Management.  Arch Otolaryngol
            Head Neck Surg 123: 397-400, 1997.    

        10.    Lindsey, WH. Diagnosis and Management of Cutaneous
            Malignancies of the Head and Neck. Comp Ther 23:724-729,                                  1997.

        11.    Lindsey WH, Franz DA, Toung JS, Ogle RC.  A Nasal Critical
            Size Defect:  An Experimental Model for the Evaluation of Facial
            Osseous Repair Techniques.  Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.
            124: 912-915, 1998.

12.    Toung JS, Griffen AS, Ogle RC, Lindsey WH.  Repair of
            Facial Critical Size Defects Using Insulin-like Growth Factor 1
            in a Rodent Model. Laryngoscope 108: 1654-1658, 1998.

13.    Lindsey, WH.  Periosteal and Galeal Adhesiveness Following Browlifting in a Rodent Model.  J Oral Maxillofacial Surg 57: 160-164, 1999.

14.    Toung JS, Ogle RC,Morgan, RF Lindsey WH.  Insulin Like Growth
Factor 1&2 Augmented Collagen Gel Repair of Facial Osseous Defects.
Arch Otolaryngol 125: 451-455, 1999.

15.     London S, Lindsey WH.  A Reliable Medical Treatment for Recurrent Mild Anterior Epistaxis.  Laryngoscope.  109:1535-1537, 1999.

16.    Toung JS, Ogle RC, Morgan RF, Lindsey WH.  Repair of a Rodent Nasal Critical-Size Defect with Osteoblast Augmented Collagen Gel.  Laryngoscope.  109: 1580-1584, 1999.

17.    Tholpady SS, Schlosser R, Spotnitz W, Ogle RC, Lindsey WH.  Repair of an Osseous Facial Critical-Size Defect Using Augmented Fibrin Sealant.  Laryngoscope.  109: 1580-1584, 1999.

18.    Lindsey WH.  Reliability of the Melolabial Flap for Alar Reconstruction.  Arch Fac Plas Surg.  3: 37-41, 2001.

19.    Lindsey WH.  Osseous Tissue Engieering with Gene Therapy for Facial Bone Reconstruction.  Laryngoscope.  111: 1128-1136, 2001.

20.    Gupta A, Brooks D, Stager S, Lindsey WH.  Surgical Access to the Internal Nasal Valve. Arch Fac Plas Surg.  5:155-158, 2003.

21.    Zapanta P, Lindsey WH.  Direct excision of Turkey Jowl Defomity:  100 case review.  Arch Fac Plas Surg.   9:56-61, 2007.

22.    Joshi A, Janjanin S, Tanna N, Geist C, Lindsey WH.  Does Suture Material and Technique Really Matter?  Lessons Learned from 800 Consecutive Blepharoplasties.  Laryngoscope.  117: 981-984, 2007.

23.     Tanna N, Lindsey WH.  Review of 1000 Consecutive Short Scar Rhytidectomies.  Accepted for publication.  Derm Surg.    2008.

24.    Joshi AS,

Procedures Performed

Beards and Moustaches
Brow lifting
Burned scalp reconstruction
Ethnic hair
Facelift hair revision
Female hair restoration surgery
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)
Scar revision