Dr. Vladimir V. Panine has two medical degrees, one from Moscow First Medical University (Cum laude) and the second from Boston University School of Medicine, also Cum laude. While at Boston University, he became interested in hair physiology while doing basic research at the BU/Tufts Department of Dermatology.
Dr. Panine pursued his interest in cosmetic surgery and hair restoration while in surgical residency at Stanford University, followed by residency in dermatology with emphasis on hair restoration. Dr. Panine has been performing hair restoration procedures since the early 1990′s. Over the last two decades he has performed over 3,000 procedures.
Dr. Panine utilizes his extensive cosmetic surgery and dermatological training to perform state of the art procedures with emphasis on natural and undetectable hairlines. He also performs follicular unit extractions (FUE) from scalp as well as other parts of the body (chest, axillae, and abdomen) in patients with depleted donor area. He also restores eye- brows, facial hair, as well as addresses special situations (burn victims, triangular alopecia, patients after trauma, and chemotherapy). Dr. Panine performs trichophytic closure of the donor area. As well as scar revision and correction of old “plug” procedures. Dr. Panine also has extensive experience in female and ethnic hair transplantation procedures.
He has a national reputation and is considered one of the foremost surgeons in Medical and Surgical hair restoration. His patients have nothing but praise and compliments for his expertise, especially his ability to reconstruct and develop natural hairlines that are designed to complement each patient’s individual facial structure.
Dr. Panine founded Chicago Hair Transplant Clinic (CHTC), a leader in hair transplantation and where he perfected ultra refined hair transplantation techniques. He has been featured on national television, in newspapers, and magazines.
Dr. Panine is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society for Dermatological Surgery (ASDS), and a member of the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery. He is an active member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery and has attended ten meetings since 1993.
Dr. Panine is recommended by The American Hair Loss Association
The IAHRS is an organization whose membership is limited exclusively to state-of-the-art hair restoration surgeons. The IAHRS is the patient’s advocate, the ethical physician’s voice, and the standard for the profession.