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Walter P. Unger, MD


5 Burton Rd
Toronto , ON
Phone: (416) 944-9393
Ontario CA
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710 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Phone:  (212) 249-9393
Fax:  (212) 249-4032

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Dr. Walter Unger is a clinical professor of Dermatology and Director of the Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship Program at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York, as well as a Director of the Fellowship Program for the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.  He is an associate professor (Dermatology) at the University of Toronto.  He was adjunct professor (Dermatology) at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland from 2003 to 2007.  He has private practices in Toronto and New York City.

Dr. Unger is a member of many medical societies, including: The American Academy of Dermatolgy (AAD), the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS), the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Canadian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons (CAHRS).  He has also been or currently is a member of the executive committees of many of those societies and was the Chairman of the Task Force on Medical Standards for Hair Transplantation Surgery of the American Academy of Dermatology from 1992 to 1995.  He has carried out approximately 30,000 operations during his career as a hair restoration surgeon. He has been invited to lecture at international meetings for the past 35 years.

The fifth edition of his textbook, Hair Transplantation, is currently in press and will be available in December 2010.  His textbook is considered the standard reference text for hair restoration surgeons.

Dr. Unger was selected by his peers to be included in Castle Connolly's ""Top Doctors: New York Metro Area"" from 2007-2010 and in the database of ""Best Doctors"" (Canada) 2007-2010.