Robert Haber, MD

Website: www.haberderm.com
Email: UniversityHair@gmail.com

Robert Haber, MD is a Board Certified Dermatologist specializing in the practice of Hair Restoration Surgery. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and faculty member of University Hospitals of Cleveland. These academic affiliations require Dr. Haber to maintain the highest level of surgical skills and ethics.


Dr. Haber has been active in the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery since its founding, and served as President for 2002-2003 as well as Treasurer, on the Executive Committee, Board of Governors, and as Chair or member of over 15 committees. He served a three year term as Co-Editor of the Hair Transplant Forum International, a publication read in over 40 nations around the world. Dr. Haber has co-authored two textbooks in the field of hair restoration surgery as well as eight textbook chapters and 16 original reports, and has presented over 100 papers at meetings throughout the world.

Dr. Haber invented the Haber Spreader in 2005, a surgical device designed to improve the quality of donor harvesting and reduce follicular transection.



In 2009, Dr. Haber was awarded the Golden Follicle Award, granted to one surgeon in the world each year in recognition of surgical skills and educational contributions to the field. In 1995, Dr. Haber was honored with the first Award of Excellence granted by the ISHRS. In 1998, he was recognized as a Surgeon of the Month by the Hair Transplant Forum International, and in 1997 he was selected as the Program Chairman of the ISHRS Annual Meeting held in Barcelona, Spain.



Dr. Haber has lectured about his surgical techniques nationally in Washington, DC, Nashville, Dallas, New York, Chicago, New Orleans, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas, and Orlando, and internationally in Canada, Italy, Spain, Australia, France, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, and England. His patients come primarily from the Cleveland area in Ohio, but include patients from a variety of locations elsewhere in the United States, as well as Europe and the Middle East.

Education, Fellowships & Board Certifications:
BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:
Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics

THE STOUGH CLINIC 7/93-6/94
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Fellowship, Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery and Hair Restoration Surgery

UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS OF CLEVELAND 7/90-6/93
Cleveland, Ohio, Dermatology Residency

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER 7/89-6/90
New York, New York, Fellowship, Dermatopharmacology

ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE 7/86-6/89
Bronx, New York Pediatric Internship, Pediatric Residency

Awards and Honors:
Ghirlandina Award
Italian Society of Hair Restoration 2005
Rome Award for Ethics in Hair Restoration
Italian Society of Hair Restoration 2003
Michelangelo Award
Italian Society of Hair Restoration 2002
Voted One of Ohio’s Top Doctors
Northern Ohio Live Magazine 2001
First International Archimedes Award
Italian Society of Hair Restoration 2001
Research Grant Award
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 1998
Surgeon of the Month
Hair Transplant Forum International 1998
Hair Restoration Surgeon of the Year
Consumer Business Review 1997
Excellence in Resident Teaching Award
University Hospitals of Cleveland 1996
Research Grant Award
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 1994
Award of Excellence
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 1994
Special Senior Student Award
Albany Medical College 1986
Syracuse University – Honors 1981

Memberships & Affiliations:
Fellow- American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow- American Academy of Pediatrics
Fellow- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Fellow- American Society for Mohs Surgery
Member- American Medical Association
Member- International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
Member- European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
Member- Cleveland Dermatological Association
Member- Ohio Dermatological Society
Member- Ohio Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Member- Academy of Medicine of Cleveland
Member- Society for Pediatric Dermatology
Member- Section on Dermatology, American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations:
TEXTBOOKS
Haber RS, Stough D. Hair Transplantation. China: Elsevier Saunders, 2006.

Stough D, Haber RS. Hair Replacement: Surgical and Medical. St. Louis: Mosby Year Book Publishing Company, 1996.

TEXTBOOK CHAPTERS (Selected)
Haber RS. Alopecia. In Loue S, Sajatovic M, eds. The Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health. Springer, (in press).

Haber RS. Hair replacement. In Loue S, Sajatovic M, eds. The Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health. Springer, (in press).

Haber RS. Pathogenesis and medical therapy of male and female pattern hair loss. In Haber RS, Stough D. Hair Transplantation. Elsevier, China 2006.

ORIGINAL REPORTS (Selected)
Haber RS. Pharmacologic management of pattern hair loss. Facial Plast Surg Clin N Am 12:181-189, 2004.

Haber RS. Octylcyanoacrylate tissue adhesive vs. Staples for donor site closure in hair restoration surgery. Cosmetic Dermatology 12:33-36, 1999.

Haber RS. The argument against board certification (letter). Hair Transplant Forum International 9:33-36, 1999.

Haber RS. Photographic protocols for hair restoration surgery. Int J Aesth and Restor Surg 3:89-92, 1995.

PRESENTATIONS (Selected)
Haber RS. Principal Surgeon- Live demonstration of tissue spreader. Presented to conference attendees at the ISHRS Live Surgery Workshop. Orlando, Florida: March 15-18, 2006.

Haber RS. Recent advances in hair restoration. Presented to conference attendees at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Annual Meeting. Sydney, Australia: August 24-28, 2005.

Haber RS. Session moderator. Female hair loss. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Annual Meeting. Sydney, Australia: August 24-28, 2005.

Dr. Haber is recommended by The American Hair Loss Association

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Dr. Robert Haber

Contact Info

Haber Dermatology, Inc.
26949 Chagrin Blvd.
Suite 300
Beachwood, OH 44122
United States
Ph. (216) 932-5200
Fax (216) 932-5212

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