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Bradley R. Wolf, MD, FISHRS

Location

11877 Mason Road
Cincinnati , OH
United States
Phone: (513) 774-0400
Fax: (513) 774-0410
Ohio US
Status: 
Fellow
ISHRS Join Year: 
1993
ISHRS Annual Meetings Attended: 
20
Informational Paragraph: 

Bradley R. Wolf M.D. has been treating hair loss patients since 1990. He has presented over 40 lectures at meetings throughout the world, was director of all
workshops at the 2002 ISHRS meeting, director of the Hands-on FUE workshop
ISHRS 2012 meeting, and served as faculty at eight other ISHRS workshops.
He is the author of the Anesthesia chapter in the 5th Edition of
“Hair Transplantation”. In 1997 he was awarded a Research Grant by the ISHRS. A
past member of the ISHRS Ethics and Website committees, he is a current member of the CME and FUE Research committees. For poster presentations he was awarded first place at the 1999 ISHRS meeting in San Francisco, second place in 2012 at the Bahamas, and third place at the 2008 meeting in Montreal. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS) and was a member of the Board of Directors of the ABHRS from 2000-2005. He recently was designated as Fellow of the ISHRS (FISHRS). Since 2007 Dr. Wolf has been a consultant for the Proctor and Gamble Company in Cincinnati and Singapore.

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

Undergraduate – Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Majors: Biology and Chemistry
1972 – 1976
Medical School – Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
Doctor of Medicine
1976 – 1980
Internship General Surgery
1980 – 1981
Residency – Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk, Virginia
General Surgery
1981 – 1982

American Board of Emergency Medicine: Diplomate 1989-1999

American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery: Board Certified 1999- Present

FISHRS- Fellow: ISHRS- 2013

 

 

Memberships & Affiliations: 

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 1993-Present

Better Business Bureau 1996-Present

Northern Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce (Current)

American Medical Association 2016

Ohio State Medical Association (Expired)

 

 

 

 

Publications & Presentations: 

Written Works:

  • Topic: Graft Placement
    State of the Art: Recipient Incisions and Graft Placement
  • Topic: Follicular Units
    Article: “Follicular Units: Recipient Site Preparation”
    Journal of European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Vol. 1, No. 2, Autumn 2001
  • Topic: Hairline Placement
    Article: “Hairline Placement”
    Hair Transplant Forum, Vol. 9, No. 5, September/October 1999
  • Topic: Langer’s Lines
    Article: “Langer’s Lines”
    Hair Transplant Forum, Vol. 8, No. 5, September/October 1998
  • Topic: Small Incisions
    Article: “Small Incisions”
    Hair Transplant Forum, Vol. 8, No. 5, September/October 1998
  • Topic: Tissue Removal Concerns
    Article: “An Argument Against Tissue Removal During Hair Transplantation”
    Hair Transplant Forum, Vol. 12, No. 1, January/February 2002

Lectures:

2016 Lectures

“Occipital Area Thinning Caused by FUE

24th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Las Vegas, September 2016

 

“Differential Graft Placement”

24th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Las Vegas, September 2016

 

“Graft Placement Techniques”

24th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Las Vegas, September 2016

 

Moderator

Open Debate: Congress’s Best Topics Discussion Panel

24th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Las Vegas, September 2016

 

“FUE Donor Management”

FUE Palooza, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

FUE Technology Workshop: The Hands-On Experience

Denver, July 2016

 

  “Live Surgery”

ISHRS European Hair Transplant Workshop

Live Surgery Workshop: FUT case in female; two different harvesting techniques & two different placing approaches

Manchester, England, June 2016

 

“Recipient Sites & Graft Placing”

ISHRS European Hair Transplant Workshop

Manchester, England, June 2016

 

2015 Lectures

“Genomics Comparison of Hair Follicles from FUT, FUE, and Plucks”

9th Annual World Congress for Hair Research

Miami, November 2015

 

“Overview of Strip Harvesting Procedure”

23rd Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Chicago, September 2015

 

“Powered Sharp Punch Systems for FUE”

23rd Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Chicago, September 2015

 

“FUE Workshop Powered Sharp Punch”

  • FUE Donor Management
  • Comparison of Post-Op Results: FUE and FUT
  • Patient and Surgeon Position, Timing and Method for Anesthesia & Tumescence
  • Combining FUE and FUT

23rd Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Chicago, September 2015

 

2014 Lectures

“FUT Highlights Videos”

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Kuala Lumpur, October 2014

 

“The Use of Metal Sutures in Occipital Strip Excision: A Retrospective Study”

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Kuala Lumpur, October 2014

 

“Genomics Comparison of Hair Follicles from FUT, FUE, and Plucks”

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Kuala Lumpur, October 2014

 

“Incisions & Placing”

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Kuala Lumpur, October 2014

 

Hands-On Work Station: “Graft Placement”

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Kuala Lumpur, October 2014

 

“Top 10 Clinical Pearls to Achieve the Best Results and Happy Patients”

22nd Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Kuala Lumpur, October 2014

 

“Incisions: Methods and Strategies. Manual Placement”

ISHRS European Hair Transplant Workshop

Live Surgery Workshop: Focusing on the Complementary Approaches of FUT & FUE

Brussels, Belgium, June 2014

 

“Live Surgeries”

ISHRS European Hair Transplant Workshop

Live Surgery Workshop: Focusing on the Complementary Approaches of FUT & FUE

Brussels, Belgium, June 2014

 

“FUT/FUE: Combining both techniques in the same patient (why? how? when?)”

ISHRS European Hair Transplant Workshop

Live Surgery Workshop: Focusing on the Complementary Approaches of FUT & FUE

Brussels, Belgium, June 2014

 

“Sensitive Topics- FUT vs FUE”

ISHRS European Hair Transplant Workshop

Live Surgery Workshop: Focusing on the Complementary Approaches of FUT & FUE

Brussels, Belgium, June 2014

 

2013 Lectures

“Hands-On Cadaver Lab Faculty”

5th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: Comprehensive Hair Transplant Course & FUE Hands-On Course

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2013

 

“Non-Virgin Donor Planning & Harvesting Techniques”

5th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: Comprehensive Hair Transplant Course & FUE Hands-On Course

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2013

 

“FUE: How I Do It”

5th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: Comprehensive Hair Transplant Course & FUE Hands-On Course

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2013

 

“FUE Donor Management”

5th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: Comprehensive Hair Transplant Course & FUE Hands-On Course

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2013

 

“FUE Other Applications: Scarring, Revisions, Etc.”

5th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: Comprehensive Hair Transplant Course & FUE Hands-On Course

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2013

 

“Difficult Cases Physician Faculty Panel”

5th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: Comprehensive Hair Transplant Course & FUE Hands-On Course

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2013

 

“Managing Complications Physician Faculty Panel”

5th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: Comprehensive Hair Transplant Course & FUE Hands-On Course

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2013

 

“How I Do It Physician Faculty Panel”

5th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: Comprehensive Hair Transplant Course & FUE Hands-On Course

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2013

 

“State of the Art Recipient Sites and Graft Placement”

21st Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

San Francisco, California, October 2013

 

“FUE Hands On Courses Faculty”

21st Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

San Francisco, California, October 2013

 

2012 Lectures

“Recipient Site Instrument Selection & Depth Adjustment”

4th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: A Hands-On Cadaver and 3D Lecture Workshop

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2012

 

“Female Hair Restoration: Design, Planning, & Execution”

4th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: A Hands-On Cadaver and 3D Lecture Workshop

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2012

 

“Non-Virgin Donor Planning & Harvesting Techniques”

4th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: A Hands-On Cadaver and 3D Lecture Workshop

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2012

 

“Hands-On Cadaver Lab Assistant Faculty”

4th Annual Hair Transplant 360 Workshop: A Hands-On Cadaver and 3D Lecture Workshop

St. Louis, Missouri, November 2012

 

“Quantifying the Perception of Hair Amount: An Analysis of Hair Diameter and Density Changes with Age in Caucasian Women”

20th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Bahamas, October 2012

 

“How I Repair Wide Donor Scars Using FEW and 0.75mm Punches”

20th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Bahamas, October 2012

 

“A Case Study Follow Up: Graft and Hair Counts at One Year: Side by Side FUE/Strip FUT Transplants in a Frontal Scalp”

20th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Bahamas, October 2012

 

Winner, 2nd Place Ribbon Overall. Scientific Poster Presentation: Genomics Comparison of Hair Follicles from Punch Biopsies, Follicular Unit Extractions, and Plucks.

20th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Bahamas, October 2012

 

Director, Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Hands–On Course: Manual and Motorized.

20th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Bahamas, October 2012

 

2011 Lectures

“Quality and Legal Issues Regarding Surgical Tech Participation in the Hair Transplant Procedure”

19th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Anchorage, Alaska, September 2011

 

“Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE): Different Technical Approaches”

Workshop Faculty

19th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Anchorage, Alaska, September 2011

 

“Controversy: FUE vs. Strip Harvest FUE”

Panelist

19th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Anchorage, Alaska, September 2011

 

“FUE”

Breakfast with the Experts

19th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Anchorage, Alaska, September 2011

 

“FUE vs. Strip FUT: A Side by Side Comparison”

19th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Anchorage, Alaska, September 2011

 

Live Patient Viewing “FUE vs. Strip FUT: A Side by Side Comparison”

19th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Anchorage, Alaska, September 2011

 

2008 Lectures

“Measuring the Elastic Force in Occipital Donor Scars”

16th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Montreal, Canada, September 2008

 

“Complications of Follicular Unit Extraction”

16th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Montreal, Canada, September 2008

 

“Hairline Workshop”, Faculty Member

16th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Montreal, Canada, September 2008

 

“Controversies III: Big FUE Session vs. Regular Strip”, Panelist

16th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Montreal, Canada, September 2008

 

“Poster: Measuring the Elastic Force in Occipital Donor Scars”

Award: Third Place

16th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Montreal, Canada, September 2008

 

2006 Lectures

“Treatment of Wide Donor Scars: Overcoming the Elastic Force with Permanent Sub-Epidermal Metal Suture”

14th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

San Diego, California, October 2006

 

“Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Update Workshop”, Faculty Member

14th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

San Diego, California, October 2006

 

“Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)” Discussion, Panelist

14th Annual Scientific Meeting, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

San Diego, California, October 2006

 

“Treatment of Wide Donor with Permanent Metal Suture: Overcoming the Elastic Force”

9th Annual Congress and Live Surgery Workshop, European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Zurich, Switzerland, May 2006

 

“Difficult Closure” Panel Discussion, Moderator

9th Annual Congress and Live Surgery Workshop, European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Zurich, Switzerland, May 2006

 

2005 Lectures

“Reducing Extent of the Strip Excision Donor Scarring”

8th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Brussels, Belgium, June 2005

 

2004 Lectures

“Minimizing Strip Excision Donor Scarring”

12th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Vancouver, Canada, August 2004

 

Presentations “Anesthesia”, “Nerve Blocks” and “In Search of the Perfect Donor Scar”

Advanced Review Course in Hair Restoration Surgery

12th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Vancouver, Canada, August 2004

 

“Evaluation, Harvesting and Closure of the Donor Area: Different Approaches”

Workshop Faculty

12th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Vancouver, Canada, August 2004

 

“Safe Doses of Local Anesthetics, Epinephrine Field and Nerve Blocks”

American Academy of Dermatology, 62nd Annual Meeting,

Washington, DC. February 2004

 

2003 Lectures

“Local Anesthesia Update”

11th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

New York, NY. October 2003

 

“Coronal Incisions, the Lateral Advantage”

Aegean Masters Cruise/ Hair Transplantation Meeting

Athens, Greece. June 2003

 

2002 Lectures

“Are Reported Doses of Anesthetics and Epinephrine Too Conservative?”

10th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Chicago, Illinois. October 2002

 

“Psychological Issues in Hair Loss Patients”

10th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Chicago, Illinois. October 2002

 

“Overview of Anesthesia in Hair Restoration Surgery”

Workshop Director

10th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Chicago, Illinois. October 2002

 

“Local Anesthesia Update: Safe Doses of Local Anesthetics and Epinephrine”

5th Annual Congress, European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

London, United Kingdom. June 2002

 

2001 Lectures

“Local Anesthesia Update: Safe Doses of Local Anesthetics and Epinephrine”

9th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2001

 

Hairline Design Workshop: “The Art of Hairline Design”

Co-Director (with Edwin Epstein, M.D.)

9th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2001

 

“Psychology and the Patient with Hair Loss”

Beginners’ Workshop

9th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2001

 

“The Aesthetics of Hairline Construction: Architecture”

4th Annual Congress, European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Sitges, Spain 2001

 

“Recipient Site Preparation for Follicular Units” (Beginners Course)

4th Annual Congress, European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Sitges, Spain 2001

 

“The Art of Graft Placement”

5th International Conference, Italian Society of Hair Restoration

Siracusa, Italy 2001

 

2000 Lectures

“Follicular Theory of Relativity: Time, Space and Light” 8th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Kona, Hawaii 2000

 

“The Aesthetics of a Hairline Construction: Art and Architecture”

Hair Line Workshop

8th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Kona, Hawaii 2000

 

“Follicular Unit Site Preparation”

Beginners Workshop

8th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Kona, Hawaii 2000

 

“Follicular Theory of Relativity: Time, Space and Light”

3rd Annual Live Workshop & Congress, European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Istanbul, Turkey 2000

 

“Differential Micrograft Placement: Beyond Technical Expertise”

3rd Annual Live Workshop & Congress, European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Istanbul, Turkey 2000

 

1999 Lectures

“Impressionism and Modern Hair Transplantation”

7th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

San Francisco, CA 1999

 

Poster: “Creating the Hairline: An Artist’s View”

Award: First Place (Blue Ribbon)

7th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

San Francisco, CA, 1999

 

“Medico-Legal Cases Involving Hair Restoration: A Retrospective Study”

7th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

San Francisco, CA 1999

 

“Hairline Design – A Different Perspective”

7th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

San Francisco, CA 1999

 

“The Pre-Operative Phase”

7th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

San Francisco, CA 1999

 

“Impressionism and Modern Hair Transplantation”

2nd Annual Live Workshop & Congress, European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Paris, France – 1999

 

“The Hairline: An Artist’s View”

2nd Annual Global Convocation of Hair Restoration Surgery

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Rancho Mirage, CA – 1999

 

“Creating Recipient Sites and Graft Placement”

5th Annual Meeting of the World Hair Society

Orlando, Fl.- 1999

 

1998 Lectures

“Recipient Sites and Graft Placing- Maximizing Graft Survival”

6th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Washington D.C.- 1998

 

“Advantages of Small Incisions”

6th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Washington DC 1998

 

 

Procedures Performed

Procedures: 
Beards and Moustaches
Body hair transplantation
Ethnic hair
Eyebrows
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
Scar revision