Dr. Gary Linkov, fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon and a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, works full time in the NYC office. His areas of expertise are the workup and management of male and female hair loss, including hair transplant procedures and growth factor treatments. He is also the Assistant Director of the NYC office of the Women’s Center for Hair Loss.
He personally performs all FUE hair transplant procedures, doing all graft extractions and making all recipient sites to create the most aesthetic result. He works with the same hair assistants as Dr. Epstein, who average over 12 years working full-time at the Foundation for Hair Restoration. The FUE device he uses is the WAW system, the most modern system that uses a hybrid punch to maximize hair survivability, with a lower than 4% graft transection rate. Dr. Linkov also offers the latest growth factor therapies, utilizing the EmCyte system proven to deliver the highest concentration of platelets and growth factors.
A native of New York, Dr. Linkov graduated as salutatorian from Cornell University with a focus on psychology. Before, during, and after his undergraduate years, Dr. Linkov pursued advanced art training in painting, sketching, and sculpture, including a six-week scholarship program in Florence, Italy. Dr. Linkov received his Medical Degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Linkov then completed his residency training in Head & Neck Surgery at the Temple Head and Neck Institute in Philadelphia. He served as Chief resident in his final year. After residency, Dr. Linkov completed an accredited American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship at the highly regarded Washington University in St. Louis, where he served as clinical instructor. Dr. Linkov is a prolific clinical researcher with over two dozen publications that have had significant impact on the fields of tissue engineering, head and neck cancer, and facial plastic surgery.
As a facial plastic surgeon with an artistic background, Dr. Linkov is able to offer the most aesthetically pleasing, natural appearing hair restorations.