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Jerry E. Cooley, M.D. and his team attract patients from around the U.S. and internationally due to his reputation for personalized care and ultra-natural results.

Jerry E. Cooley, MD has been performing state of the art surgical hair restoration for over 25 years. His consistent, successful approach to hair restoration, and the team he has trained and assembled at Cooley Hair Center, attracts patients from all over North America and the world. It is their personalized approach to patient care and their incredibly natural results that have led to Dr. Cooley having one of the most respected reputations in the industry. 

Dr. Cooley was the first hair restoration specialist in the Carolinas to be an accepted member of the International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons (IAHRS) and endorsed by the American Hair Loss Association (AHLA). He is also the first, and currently the only accepted member of the Hair Transplant Mentor™ collection of exceptional hair restoration specialists in the Carolinas. This is due to not only his incredible attention to detail but his superior work ethic and commitment to patient education and care. 

He is committed to researching improvements in the field of hair restoration and has received three research grants from the ISHRS. Dr. Cooley served as head U.S. consultant for Intercytex, Ltd., a British company which attempted to develop a “hair cloning” treatment for hair loss.

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Dr. Cooley develops a personal relationship with every patient in order to better understand each patient’s goals and desires. In this way, he will customize a treatment plan for you and give you a realistic idea how microsurgical hair restoration can improve your hair loss problem.

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Dr. Cooley is also a past President of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and a diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS). He was the recipient of the ISHRS Platinum Follicle Award in recognition of his many scientific contributions to the field. Dr. Cooley is an in demand lecturer worldwide on the topics of hair restoration and regenerative medicine and has authored scientifically reviewed articles and textbook chapters regarding stem cell treatments, cloning, and surgical hair restoration techniques. 

Dr. Cooley continues to work with leading academic researchers and biotech companies in the hopes of finding ever stronger solutions for hair loss through various regenerative medicine approaches. His work has been featured in various media outlets including Wired Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire Magazine and many others.

Dr. Cooley has an impressive educational background as a board certified dermatologist. He graduated magna cum laude from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois and attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, garnering top honors. Dr. Cooley successfully finished his medical internship at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He received comprehensive dermatological surgical training and hair transplant training as well. Dr. Cooley was chief resident during his dermatology residence at the University of Maryland.

As a hair loss sufferer and hair restoration patient himself, Dr. Cooley understands what his patients are going through, and stresses the importance of prevention before surgery for the best long term results. Dr. Cooley’s philosophy is that if a patient understands the facts about hair loss and hair restoration, they are likely to have a better overall experience and ultimate success for their goals. This is the Cooley Hair Center difference. Come experience it for yourself.

Get your self-confidence back

When you have surgical hair restoration at Cooley Hair Center, you will see not only new hair but renewed self-confidence and higher self-esteem. It is an investment in yourself!

It is an investment in yourself!
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