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Sean S. Behnam, MD


Dermatology & Hair Restoration Specialists
2825 Santa Monica Boulevard Suite 303A
Santa Monica , CA
United States
Phone: (310) 315-4989
California US
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Dr Sean Behnam MD


2825 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 303A

Santa Monica,CA, 90404


Informational Paragraph: 

Dr Sean Behnam is a Los Angeles hair transplant specialist. After finishing residency at UCSF, Dr. Sean Behnam studied under Dr. Mark Distefano performing hair restoration. After his training, he returned back to Los Angeles and set up his practice since late 2008. As a Los Angeles hair transplant expert, his area of focus is solely on hair restoration for both men and women. He performs both Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) and FUE. He performs FUE for both men and women and ethnic hair. He also performs eyebrow transplant as well. Recently, there has been a hype about beard and mustache transplant and he does both. A lot of patients with cleft pallet get mustache hair transplant. Dr. Sean Behnam has heavily been focusing on scar revisions as well, coming up with different and various techniques of reducing the scars significantly.

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Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

- Distefano Hair Restoration Center, hair training under Dr Mark Distenao

- USCF-Fresno, residency 

- Oregon Health Sciences University Medical Center, medical school

- UCLA, undergraduate education

Memberships & Affiliations: 

- International Society of hair Restoration Surgery

- American Medical Association


Publications & Presentations: 

Dr. Sean Behnam's publications have appeared in the following journals

Journal of Organic Chemistry Skin Pharmacology and Physiology Skin Med Skin Pharmacology and Physiology Cutis magazine Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Psoriasis Forum Journal of American Academyof Dermatology (JAAD) Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy   For more details on Dr. Behnam's publications and presentations or exact citation please visit the following


Procedures Performed

Beards and Moustaches
Body hair transplantation
Brow lifting
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
Scar revision