Dr. James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS, FACS is an internationally renowned hair transplant surgeon and recognized innovator in the field of hair restoration.
He is at the forefront of hair loss and replacement research and has pioneered and patented an advanced method of follicular unit extraction (FUE), called the Harris S.A.F.E™ (Surgically Advanced Follicular Extraction) System. This method provides FUE grafts of the highest quality by minimizing follicle damage.
Dr. Harris was also the lead consulting physician on the development of the ARTAS™ robot, an image and algorithm-guided system that uses robotics to make the best selection of follicular units for each individual. ARTAS utilizes the Harris S.A.F.E.™ System dissecting system.
Dr. Harris is the chairman of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery’s FUE Research Committee, and leads the organization’s research efforts in the field of FUE. He is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Golden Follicle Award for significant clinical contributions to the field of hair restoration, an award given once annually to one innovator in the field around the globe.
In addition he is a published author of both medical and consumer publications and teaches hair transplantation to physicians from around the globe. He frequently lectures around the world to hair transplant surgeons regarding best practices in places such as Delhi, Bangkok, Istanbul, and throughout the United States.