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.
Dr. Jerry Cooley is a board certified dermatologist and diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS). He has served as Vice President of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and its President in 2011. In 2008, he won the coveted Platinum Follicle Award from the ISHRS for his many scientific contributions to hair restoration. He is a frequent lecturer at hair transplantation conferences, and has authored numerous articles and textbook chapters in the field.
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.
He continues this research with leading academic researchers and biotech companies. He has also been featured in numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, The New Yorker and Wired magazines.
Dr. Cooley was born in Springfield, Missouri and graduated magna cum laude from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. After graduation, he worked in a research unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
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.
He attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his medical degree in 1992 after graduating with highest honors. After a medical internship at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, he completed his dermatology residency at the University of Maryland where he served as chief resident.
While in Baltimore, Dr. Cooley underwent intensive training in dermatologic surgery and hair transplantation at Johns Hopkins. After residency, he established his practice in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has been performing hair transplants for almost 20 years.