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Since its inception in 2004, Operation Restore has provided over $915,000  of free hair transplant and expenses for ninety (91) patients suffering from hair loss due to disease or trauma. The Program helps cover travel expenses for patients undergoing these procedures.


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Please see the links below for the current application process.


Donations can be made via the ISHRS’s Annual Giving Fund, in which a portion of the proceeds fund Operation Restore. If you prefer your full donation be allocated to Operation Restore, please simply let the staff know when you make your donation.

Go to: https://ishrs.org/make-a-donation/

Kindly make checks payable to “ISHRS – Operation Restore”, or we will not be able to cash the check.

ISHRS Surgeons Who Have Performed Cases

The ISHRS gratefully acknowledges the generosity of the following physicians who have donated their surgical and medical services to Operation Restore, in the past 5 years, 2018-2022.

  • Timothy Carman, MD, FISHRS
  • Mark DiStefano, MD, FISHRS
  • Jeffrey Epstein, MD, FISHRS
  • Steven Gabel, MD, FISHRS
  • James Harris, MD, FISHRS
  • Jerzy Kolasinski, MD, PhD, FISHRS
  • Malgorzata Kolenda, MD, PhD, FISHRS
  • Tony Mangubat, MD
  • Mario Marzola, MBBS
  • Robert Niedbalski, DO, FISHRS
  • Jae Pak, MD
  • William Rassman, MD
  • Nicole Rogers, MD, FISHRS
  • Daniel Rousso, MD, FISHRS
  • Luciana Takada Pontes Arruda, MD
  • Robert H. True, MD, MPH, FISHRS
  • Robin Unger, MD
  • Sara Wasserbauer, MD, FISHRS

Operation Restore Logo

The Operation Restore logo is available for volunteer and donor use.