Born in Yorkshire, Dr Ismail attended the prestigious University of St Andrews and Manchester where he qualified in Medicine with an Honours degrees in 2004. He then followed a very surgical based training pathway culminating in approved training in Neurosurgery at Nottingham and sub-speciality fellowship training at King’s College Hospital, London. He has been appointed as a fully accredited, UK-board certified Consultant Neurosurgeon in Birmingham for three years. Naturally, he is very familiar with procedures on the scalp having performed thousands of brain operations. This combined with his extensive experience of performing awake procedures for brain surgeries naturally makes him very comfortable in performing hair transplant surgery. He is certified to perform advanced hair surgeries including both FUE and FUT and uniquely is also able to combine both techniques to cover very large areas of scalp if required. He also has experience of harvesting hair from other parts of the body (e.g. beard) when donor hair may not be sufficient. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons on Edinburgh and The British Medical Association and has a number of scientific publications and has run training courses in his speciality.
Dr Nawal JhaGMC Registration Number 5170447 Dr Jha, an experienced medical practitioner with close to 30 years of experience in the industry. He is well established and renowned in the UK especially for certain cosmetic procedures. His main area of interest is into cosmetic dermatology and Hair Restoration. He began his career after graduating from the University of Ranchi in India with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in 1992. He moved to United Kingdom in 1996. During his stay in UK, he has worked within NHS in various capacities. During this time, he gained an interest in Hair Restoration and hair loss treatments for both men and women. Following his own personal experience as a patient of Elite Hair Restoration, Dr Jha decided to undergo training in hair restoration and completed his training in Europe. Over the years Dr Jha has gained substantial experience in use of various advanced medical lasers such as CO2 laser, Nd-Yag laser, Pulsed Dye laser, IPL, Excimer laser, Alex laser and so on. He has particular interest in treating various common and uncommon skin blemishes using lasers. In order to improve his skills, Dr Jha regularly attends international and national conferences and learn about the latest developments in his field. Dr Jha is also an associate member of ISHRS. Dr Jha is also a current member of many prestigious medical societies such as BMA. He is also a member of the Independent Doctors Forum (IDF) and of course, a member of the British Association of Cosmetic Doctors (BACD).
NEIL HARVEY AITNeils’ entire career has been focused on hair and hair health, with over 30 years experience working in the specialist field of authentic looking non- surgical hair replacement for men and women, a passion that was born from refusing to accept that the inferior wigs and hairpieces commonly on offer were the only option. As an ‘institute certified Trichologist’ he is well regarded for his diagnostic approach, clinical knowledge and empathetic understanding. Combining clinical treatments and cosmetic enhancements (where needed) with home use recommendations, Neil will work with you to overcome the causative factors of your hair and scalp concerns, helping you to regain your confidence and carry on with life without hair or scalp problems. “Not every condition is curable - but every condition can at least be improved upon, and that includes improving how you look and feel”.
Dr Zakar RafiqGMC Registration NUmber 6164032 Dr Zakar Rafiq graduated from Imperial College University with his medical degree and is highly skilled in hair restoration surgery working within this industry for over 5 years and having performed thousands of surgeries to date. He has a multifaceted approach to FUE hair transplant surgery by way of the Follicular Unit Extraction technique as well as non-surgical methods including platelet rich plasma therapies. Dr Rafiq has a special interest in non-multiple methods of hair restoration, he attributes his success as a hair transplant surgeon to his passion in delivering optimal results as outstanding patient care. One of Dr Rafiq's key interests in in Hairline Restoration using the FUE method, Dr Rafiq also has specialist interests in eye brow hair restoration, eye lash transplantation, plastic surgery related hair loss and trichotillomania. Dr Zakar Rafiq is also a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS). Previously he has also been a ringside Doctor in Amateur British Boxing Board of Control & volunteered as a St Johns Ambulance Doctor and is a Medico-Legal Medical Expert. He Completed his MBBS and BSc (Hons) at Imperial College London (14th in World League Standing), and Surgical Training completed at the prestigious Surgical Academic Unit in St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington. Completed other surgical specialities including, General, Colorectal, Breast and Endocrine, Trauma and Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery. Dr Rafiq is also an Associate Member of the ISHRS.
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