William R. Rassman, MD
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Dr. William R. Rassman received his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Virginia in 1966. He completed a surgical internship at the University of Minnesota and obtained a cardiovascular fellowship with Dr. C.W. Lillehei. Dr. Rassman completed his residency in general surgery at the Cornell Medical Center and Dartmouth Medical Center. He served as a Major in the U.S. Army, was stationed as a surgeon in the Republic of Vietnam, and was awarded the Silver Star. Dr. Rassman was certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1976.
Dr. Rassman was a major researcher in the cardiac field commercializing the Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump in 1969, a device credited with saving thousands of lives annually. As a professional inventor with multiple U.S. and worldwide patents, Dr. Rassman invented the Densitometer™ used in hair restoration for the precise measurement of hair density and hair quality. He also developed the Fast Track® method for hair transplantation where the hair restoration process can be completed in just one session.
Dr. Rassman is motivated to make a difference. He strives to be the best and is never satisfied with the status quo. He is a visionary and has never limited his goals by what has been done before. In the hair transplantation field he has pioneered new techniques, published articles in prestigious medical journals, presented scientific papers before national and international societies and continues to push the ‘state-of-the-art’ to new heights.