Past Follicle Award Winners

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Golden Follicle Awardees

The Golden Follicle Award is given for outstanding and significant clinical contributions related to hair restoration surgery.

  • Robert T. Leonard, Jr., DO, FISHRS – 2020
  • Robert H. True, MD, MPH, FISHRS – 2019
  • Paul C. Cotterill, B.Sc, MD, FISHRS – 2018
  • Edwin S. Epstein, MD, FISHRS – 2017
  • James E. Vogel, MD, FISHRS – 2016
  • Bernard P. Nusbaum, MD, FISHRS – 2015
  • James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS – 2014
  • John P. Cole, MD – 2013
  • Carlos J. Puig, DO – 2012
  • Jerry Wong, MD – 2011
  • Damkerng Pathomvanich, MD – 2010
  • Robert S. Haber, MD – 2009
  • Paul T. Rose, MD, JD – 2008
  • E. Antonio Mangubat, MD – 2007
  • Mario Marzola, MBBS – 2006
  • Ronald L. Shapiro, MD – 2005
  • William R. Rassman, MD – 2004
  • William M. Parsley, MD – 2003
  • Matt L. Leavitt, DO – 2002
  • David J. Seager, MD – 2001
  • Russell Knudsen, MBBS – 2000
  • Dow B. Stough, MD – 1999
  • O ‘Tar T. Norwood, MD – 1998
  • Richard C. Shiell, MBBS – 1997
  • James Arnold, MD – 1996
  • Walter P. Unger, MD – 1995
  • Patrick Frechet, MD – 1994

Platinum Follicle Awardees

The Platinum Follicle Award is given for outstanding achievement in basic scientific or clinically-related research in hair pathophysiology or anatomy as it relates to hair restoration.

  • Moonkyu Kim, MD, PhD, FISHRS – 2020
  • Ratchathorn Panchaprateep, MD, FISHRS – 2019
  • Jerzy Kolasinski, MD, PhD, FISHRS  –  2018
  • Jean M. Devroye, MD, FISHRS  –  2017
  • Gholamali Abbasi, MD  –  2016
  • Pierre Bouhanna, MD, FISHRS  –  2015
  • Kenneth J. Washenik, MD, PhD, FISHRS  –  2014
  • Sharon A. Keene, MD  –  2013
  • Bessam K. Farjo, MBChB  –  2012
  • Nilofer P. Farjo, MBChB  –  2012
  • Francisco Jimenez, MD  –  2011
  • William H. Reed, II, MD  –  2010
  • Bernard H. Cohen, MD  –  2009
  • Jerry E. Cooley, MD  –  2008
  • David Perez-Meza, MD  –  2007
  • Sungjoo Tommy Hwang, MD, PhD  –  2006
  • Walter Krugluger, MD  –  2005
  • Melvin L. Mayer, MD  –  2004
  • Jennifer H. Martinick, MBBS  –  2003
  • Gerard Seery, MD  –  2002
  • Robert M. Bernstein, MD  –  2001
  • Carlos O. Uebel, MD  –  2000
  • Michael L. Beehner, MD  –  1999
  • Marcelo Gandelman, MD  –  1998
  • Rolf Nordstrom, MD  –  1997
  • Bobby L. Limmer, MD  –  1996
  • Masumi Inaba, MD  –  1995
  • Jung Chul Kim, MD  –  1994