Doctor Chris Pawlinga, M.D.

Hair Transplant Surgeon - Doctor Chris PawlingaDr. Christopher Pawlinga began by doing a one-year formal fellowship through the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery from 2005-2006. Only a small percentage of the hair surgeons in the United States have been privileged to receive this extensive training. He has attended most of the large international hair transplant meetings, where he keeps up on the latest research and techniques.

His past background consists of being in a family practice physicians from our original residency training. Like many family docs, he has a very good “bedside manner” and is very approachable and easy to communicate with. His surgical results are of a very high caliber, and his hair lines are truly natural in appearance and virtually undetectable for having been transplanted.

Facts About Doctor Pawlinga

  • Practicing hair transplant surgery since 2004
  • 30 years in the medical profession
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • Board certified in Hair Restoration Surgery by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • Hair Transplant Recipient
  • Active member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Doctor Pawlinga understands the sensitive nature of hair loss. He is not only a surgeon but also a former hair loss sufferer. He know the struggles that men and women deal with to find just the right hair restoration solution that fits them. In his nearly 30 years in the medical profession, Dr. Chris Pawlinga has the experience in all aspects of medicine and patient care. He is a board certified hair transplant surgeon and has a real passion for helping men and women suffering with hair loss.

Medical Background


R.N. Bachelor of Science degree: SUNY University, Utica-Rome
Ross Medical School, 2001, M.D. degree

Family Practice Residency:

St. Clare’s Hospital, 2002-2005. Chief Resident 2004-2005.


Advanced Cardiac Life Support


American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery 2012-present
American Board of Family Practice  2006-present

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