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Bobby L. Limmer, MD, FISHRS

Location

14615 San Pedro Suite 210
San Antonio, TX
United States
Phone: (210) 496-9929
Fax: (210) 496-8003
Status: 
Fellow
ISHRS Join Year: 
1993
ISHRS Annual Meetings Attended: 
20
Informational Paragraph: 

Dr. B.L. Limmer graduated from Texas A&M in 1964 receiving bachelor degrees in both Biology and English. He received his M.D. from University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas in 1968. He completed his internship at Fitzsimmons General Hospital and his Dermatology residency at Brooke Army Medical Center. Dr. Limmer is certified by the American Board of Dermatology, the American Board of Dermatopathology and the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery.

Dr. Limmer has been a practicing Dermatologist in the San Antonio area for the past 25 years, beginning his work and research in the field of hair transplantation in 1969 while in his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center. He devised the concept of follicular unit transplantation in 1988, researching and perfecting the procedure to its present "state of the art" status within the field of hair transplantation. His San Antonio office has provided training in follicular unit transplantation to numerous physicians and their staff members from throughout the world.

He has been guest lecturer at over 50 presentations, written 36 medical journal articles and performed live surgery workshops for training of other physicians and assistants in follicular unit minimicrografting techniques.

Recently he was guest of honor at the European Society of' Hair Restoration Surgery meeting in Paris, France. Dr. Limmer was the recipient of the prestigious Platinum Follicle Award.

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

Texas A & M University, 1960-1964, B.S. - Biology, B.A. English
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 1964-1968, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Division of Dermatology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San     Antonio, Texas
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Consultant - Dermatology Service, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, 1975-present
Program Chairman of International Symposium on Cutaneous Cryosurgery, 13th annual meeting of the American College of Cryosurgery, Pittsburgh, PA, June 3, 1993
Director of Basic Cryosurgery Course, American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting, Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 1993; New Orleans, LA, Feb. 4, 1995; Washington, D.C., Feb 10, 1996; San Francisco, CA, Mar.1, 1997
Director of Hair Transplant Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology meeting, Orlando, FL, Feb. 27-Mary. 4, 1998
Director of Hair Transplant forum, American Academy of Dermatology meeting, New Orleans, LA, Mar. 19-24, 1999

Publications & Presentations: 

PUBLICATIONS:
1.    Bullous Pemphigoid Bulletin of the Association of Military Dermatologist 19:22-26, 1971
2.    Bowen's Disease Treatment with Topical 5-Fluorouracil.  Cutis 16:660-663, 1975
3.    General Purpose Cryosurgical Units.  The WSL Nitrosprays I and II.  Cutis 20:416-419, 1977
4.    Cryosurgery in Small Animal Practice.  Canine Practice 4:18-22, 1977
5.    The Role of Cryosurgery in External Ocular and Periocular Disease.  Transactions American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology 83:713-724, 1977
6.    Cryosurgery of Porokeratosis Plantaris Discreta, Archives of Dermatology 115:582-583, 1979
7.    Cryosurgery of Plantar Warts.  Journal of the American Podiatry Association 69P:713-716, 1979
8.    Cryosurgery for Malignancies of the Eyelid.  Ophthalmology 87:461-465, 1980
9.    Dehorning by Cryosurgical Technique.  A Preliminary Report.  Journal of the American Dairy Goat Association, 1979
10.    Predictability of Cryogens.  Veterinary Medicine - Small Animal Clinician 73:388, 1978
11.    Precancerous Lesions of the Skin and Mucous Membranes.  Current Therapy 1980, W.B. Saunders Company, pp. 670-672
12.    Subcorneal Pustular Dermatosis versus Pustular Psoriasis.  Archives of Dermatology 110:131, 1974
13.    WSL Nitrospray I.  Manual of Dermatologic Cryosurgery.  pp 23-24, Rudolph Ellender Medical Foundation, New Orleans, LA, 1975
14.    Juvenile Xanthogranuloma and Urticaria Pigmentosum.  Archives of Dermatology III:365-366, 1975
15.    Bowen's Disease of the Nailbed.  Bulletin of the Association of Military Dermatologists 22:59-60, 1974
16.    Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia.  A Case Report with Light and Electron Microscopic Findings.  Bulletin of the Association of Military Dermatologists 2:41-44, 1976
17.    Results of Cryotherapy for Eyelid Malignancies.  Fraunfelder FT, Zacarian SA, Wingfield DL, Limmer BL.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 97:185-188, 1984
18.    Book Review:  Can Human Hair Grow Again?  Matsumi Inaba.  Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology 12:672, 1986
19.    Quantitative In Vitro Drug Potency and Drug susceptibility Evaluation of Leishmania ssp.  From Patients Unresponsive to Pentavalent Antimony Therapy.  American Journal of Topical Medicine and Hygiene 43 (5):464-480 (90-102), 1990
20.    Cryosurgery.  Fundamentals of Dermatologic Surgery for the Dermatologist.  Geronemus RG, Hanke CW, ed, 1992
21.    Elliptical Donor Stereoscopically Assisted Micrografting as an Approach to Further Refinement in Hair Transplantation.  Journal Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology 20:789-793, 1994
22.    The Donor Site:  Elliptical Donor Harvesting. In:  Stough DB, ed, Hair Transplantation.  Mosby Press, 1995
23.    Survival of Micrografts.  In:  Stough DB, ed.  Hair Transplantation.  Mosby Press, 1995
24.    The Density Issue.  In Abstracts, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 4th annual meeting, September 18-22, 1996, Nashville, TN
25.    Single Blade Elliptical Donor Harvest.  In Abstracts, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, 4th annual meeting, September 18-22, 1996, Nashville, TN
26.    Elliptical Donor Stereoscopically Assisted Micrografting as an Approach to Further Refinement in Hair Transplantation.  Abstract, Yearbook of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.  Mosby Press, 1996
27.    The Density Issue in Hair Transplantation.  Dermatologic Surgery 23:747-750, 1997
28.    The Telogen Hair.  Hair Transplant Forum International 7:12, 1997
29.    The Density Issue.  A Debate that Refuses to Die.  Hair Transplant Forum International 8:1-6, 1998
30.    Folliculimmer Transplantation.  Giving Credit Where Credit is Due.  By Emanual Marritt, M.D.  Dermatologic surgery 24:925-932, 1998
31.    Follicular Holocaust.  Hair Transplant Forum International 8:11, 1998
32.    Classification and Description of Follicular Unit Transplantation and Mini-Micrografting Techniques.  Dermatologic Surgery 24:957-963, 1998
33.    The Future in Hair Transplantation.  Aesthetic Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery 1(1):55-89, 1999
34.    Advances in Hair Transplantation.  Adv