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Dr. Ken Anderson Founder, Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta, GA

Ken Anderson, MD, FISHRS, is a double-board-certified facial plastic surgeon who has specialized exclusively in hair restoration for nearly 20 years, dedicating his career to helping men and women suffering from hair loss. He has been named a Connolly Top Doctor for seven years in a row and has been recognized as one of the top 25 hair restoration surgeons in the world for three years in a row by Spex Hair.

After treating patients from all over the U.S. and 38 other countries, Dr. Anderson finds the best part of his work is when patients return overjoyed at how their hair restoration has transformed their lives for the better.

Learn More About Dr. Anderson

Dr. Anderson received his medical degree with honors from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1996. Following medical school, he completed seven years of specialty surgical training, including a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT surgery) and a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center.

He also received training in the fine arts from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a medical illustrator and has published his drawings in several peer-reviewed medical journals and textbooks.

Dr. Anderson started his hair restoration career in 2003 in private practice in Beverly Hills, California. In 2008, Dr. Anderson was recruited to Atlanta, GA to join the Emory Facial Center. As a satellite office of Emory Hospital, the Facial Center had previously been dedicated to facial cosmetic surgery, but Dr. Anderson was brought onboard to expand Emory’s services and offer hair restoration to Emory Healthcare patients.

During his time at Emory, Dr. Anderson’s educational contributions included several grand rounds lectures presented to the Emory Department of Dermatology, and the Emory Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Education has always been a key part of Dr. Anderson’s passion. He has been an invited lecturer on hair restoration around the world, including in Europe, Canada, Japan, and Ecuador. In 2012, he won the Okinawa Award for a presentation about follicular unit excision procedures, delivered to the Japan Society for Clinical Hair Restoration.

Outside of work, Dr. Anderson’s interests include hockey (which he has played since 1974), boating on Lake Lanier, photography, motorcycles, and travel.

Additional credentials, research activities, publications, scholarly lectures, and medical association memberships may be seen on Dr. Anderson's Curriculum Vitae.


Dr. Anderson and the American Academy of Hair Restoration Surgery (AAHRS)

Over the last few years, Dr. Anderson has take his love of teaching to the next level and founded the American Academy of Hair Restoration Surgery (AAHRS). He has taught more than 25 physicians from around the world onsite at the Anderson Center for Hair flagship office in Alpharetta, GA.

Click here to view photos of past Masters' Class events and learn more about the Academy.

Dr. Anderson's Work