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Sharon Keene, MD, FISHRS

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3940 North Campbell Avenue

AZ 85719



Phone:  1 (520) 290-5555

alternate Address

3940 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719, Satellite office 5410 N Scottsdale Rd, Ste E-200, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery Certified, Fellow of the ISHRS

Diplomate, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS)


Dr. Keene has published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Experimental Dermatology, International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, Hair Transplant Forum International, Surgery, as well as written chapters for the premiere reference books for hair restoration surgery including Hair Transplantation 6th Edition 2017, and Hair Transplantation 4th Edition. Below is a partial list of her publications:• “Determining Safe Excision Limits in FUE: Factors that Affect, and a Simple way to Maintain Aesthetic Donor Density,” Hair Transplant Forum International, Vol 23, Number 1, Jan/Feb 2018, Sharon A Keene, MD FISHRS, William R. Rassman, MD, James A. Harris, MD FISHRS• “Graft Production,” Hair Transplantation 6th Edition, 2017 Chapter 37 of this text book• “Illuminating current pitfalls in optimal photo biomodulation device development and assessment for treating hair loss,” Experimental Dermatology, Sharon A Keene, July 1, 2016 • “Illuminating current pitfalls in optimal photobiomodulation device development and assessment for treating hair loss,” Experimental Dermatology, 2016 Oct 25 (10) 758-9, Keene SA• “Part 3, Critically Assessing Recent LLT Device Trials Limitations, Recommendations, and Conclusions,” Hair Transplant Forum International, Sharon A. Keene, MD FISHRS, May/June 2015 • “Part 2, LLT Devices, Medical Device Regulation, and Impact on Development,” Hair Transplant Forum International, Sharon A. Keene, MD FISHRS, Jan/Feb 2015 • “Part 1, The Science of Light Biostimulation and Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)”, Hair Transplant Forum International, Sharon A. Keene FISHRS, Volume 24, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2014For a complete list of publications and CV refer to Dr.Keene’s website at

About the Doctor

Dr. Keene is certified by the American Board of Surgery, and as a specialist in hair restoration surgery for over 20 years, has contributed to many innovations in the field. She is the President and medical director of Physician’s Hair Institute in Tucson, AZ, with a satellite office in Paradise Valley, AZ. As an advocate for evidence based medicine, and the advancement of science in hair restoration, she lectures, demonstrates, chairs workshops, and has authored numerous medical articles helping to educate and exchange information with colleagues. She has participated in numerous ISHRS committees to advance consumer safety and improve quality of care in the field. This includes researching the variable response to finasteride based on epigenetics of the androgen receptor gene, and the response to minoxidil based on the amount of sulfur transferase in hair. She has also developed surgical instrumentation to improve surgical efficacy and ergonomics. Her research and device contributions earned her the prestigious Platinum Follicle Award in 2013. She has received numerous awards for lecturing and sharing her surgical techniques with her peers, some of whom have been her patients. Recent ISHRS Awards:Platinum Follicle Award, 2013;Outstanding Leadership Award, 2015;Commitment to Promoting High Standards of Safety and Quality Award, 2016;Exemplifying the 3 pillars of the ISHRS Award, 2017 (these include exchanging education, artistry, and professional excellence)

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Procedures Performed

  • Beards and moustaches
  • Body hair transplantation
  • Ethnic hair
  • Eyebrows
  • Facelift hair revision
  • Female fair restoration surgery
  • Follicular Unit Excision (FUE)
  • Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)
  • Medical (non-surgical) management of hair loss for men
  • Medical (non-surgical) management of hair loss for women
  • Scar revision