James A. Harris, MD, FISHRS, FACS is an internationally renowned hair transplant surgeon and recognized innovator in the field of hair restoration. He is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Golden Follicle Award for significant clinical contributions to the field of hair restoration, an award given once annually to one innovator in the field around the globe. He is a published author of both medical and consumer publications and teaches hair transplantation to physicians from around the globe. View Dr. Harris' curriculum vitae.
As director of the Hair Sciences Center of Colorado (HSC), he has established a practice dedicated exclusively to providing the very best in medical and surgical treatments for hair loss. As part of this commitment, patient education and the highest standards of care are his first priority. Dr. Harris personally consults with every patient and is always the physician performing the surgery at HSC. He is supported by an exceptionally experienced team of nurses and technicians specialized in hair replacement surgery. Actively participating at the forefront of research, Dr. Harris has pioneered and patented an advanced method of follicular unit extraction (FUE), called the Harris S.A.F.E. System. This method provides FUE grafts of the highest quality by minimizing follicle damage and making the technique available to almost all patients.
He was the lead physician in the development of the ARTAS System robot, which utilizes the S.A.F.E. System dissecting system. He is the chairman of the ISHRS’ FUE Research Committee leading the organization’s research efforts in the field of FUE.
Dr. Harris authored, The Hair Replacement Revolution: A Consumer's Guide to Effective Hair Replacement Techniques. This successful consumer guide is a comprehensive overview of the field of hair restoration that educates both men and women as they seek appropriate solutions to their hair loss. Dr. Harris has also authored numerous book chapters and peer reviewed articles. He also teaches and presents at professional meetings all over the world.
Dr. Harris' focus on state-of-the-art medical and surgical techniques and dedication to patient advocacy has firmly established him as a leader in the field of hair restoration. Schedule a personal consultation.
James Harris, MD, FACS, received his medical degree with honors from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1989 and completed his residency in Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery in 1994. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery and finished his term as President of the board in January of 2014. He is a Fellow of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology. Dr. Harris' practice is limited exclusively to follicular unit hair transplantation and follicular unit extraction.