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Dr. Robert Leonard Receives “Golden Follicle” Award from International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Newton Centre, MA – October 28, 2020 – Leonard Hair Transplant Associates (LHTA), a trusted leader in providing hair restoration services across New England for more than 30 years, proudly announces that its founder, Dr. Robert Leonard, has been awarded “The Golden Follicle Award” as part of the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Hair Restoration awards by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) at the 28th World Congress and World Live Surgery Workshop that was held virtually this year.

Each year, the ISHRS honors three clinical professionals for their outstanding contributions to the profession of hair restoration surgery. Dr. Leonard received the 2020 Golden Follicle Award, which recognizes an ISHRS member who has made outstanding and significant clinical contributions in the field of hair restoration surgery. Dr. Matthew Lopresti, Chief Surgeon, Leonard Hair Transplant Associates, presented Dr. Leonard with the award virtually.

2020 Golden Follicle Recipient Dr. Robert Leonard

“I am so pleased to have been asked to present Dr. Leonard with The Golden Follicle Award,” said Dr. Lopresti. “I’ve had the pleasure of attending several ISHRS World Congress events and the organization truly brings the most talented and experienced hair-restoration surgeons from around the globe together. Honoring Dr. Leonard with this award is testament to his experience and leadership in our field.”

As founder of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates, Dr. Leonard is medically educated, trained and licensed to perform hair restoration procedures for men and women, to treat thinning hair, partial, and significant baldness. He also performs facial hair transplantation, restoration for aesthetic reasons or for correction after injury, and hair restoration of sideburns in men or women who have had facial cosmetic procedures.

“I am honored and humbled to receive this award from the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery,” said Dr. Robert Leonard, Founder, Leonard Hair Transplant Associates. “As a longstanding member of ISHRS, I’ve had the pleasure at presenting at several of its world congress events and enjoy discussing best practices with my counterparts from all over the world.”

Dr. Leonard is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He has served on a variety of boards, including the State of Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, and has acted as a leader in a number of respected organizations, with such titles as President of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), Chairman of the ISHRS’s Bylaws and Ethics Committee, Chairman of the ISHRS’s Communications and Public Education Committee, Trustee of the University of New England, and Trustee of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery.

The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery is a non-profit medical association composed of more than 1,000 members from 70 countries who specialize in hair loss treatments and restoration. Members are dedicated to the highest standards of medical practice and medical ethics.

The ISHRS provides continuing medical education to physicians and fosters an environment of open dialogue, sharing, and collegiality. The ISHRS gives the public the latest information on medical and surgical treatments for hair loss and is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education, and is a member of the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates. The ISHRS hosts the Global Council of Hair Restoration Surgery Societies which is comprised of the regional and national hair restoration surgery societies around the world.

LHTA maintains offices in Boston, Worcester, Braintree, and Newton Centre, Massachusetts; Warwick, Rhode Island; and Salem, New Hampshire. For further information, please contact LHTA at 617-965-7400 or visit www.hairdr.com.

About Leonard Hair Transplant Associates:
Leonard Hair Transplant Associates offers the latest technology in hair restoration surgery and medical treatments, customized to meet individual patient hair loss needs, including, Traditional Hair Transplantation, FUE Hair Restoration Techniques, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy with ACell injection, CapillusRX™ Laser Device, and Propecia®. With offices in Boston, Worcester, Braintree, and Newton Centre, Massachusetts; Warwick, Rhode Island; and Salem, New Hampshire, Leonard Hair Transplant Associates is dedicated to providing an honest, realistic medical evaluation of each individual’s hair loss problem. For more information, visit www.hairdr.com.

About the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery:
The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is a global non-profit medical association and the leading authority on hair loss treatment and restoration. With more than 1,000 members throughout 70 countries worldwide, the ISHRS is dedicated to achieving excellence in patient outcomes by promoting the highest standards of medical practice, medical ethics, and research in the medical hair restoration industry. For more information, visit www.ishrs.org.